Joseph Szigeti in Southern California - the 1940's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 125:

Now, twenty years later, there we were, both living in Southern California, meeting at my home, and playing the Duo Concertant that stems from 1932 but belongs to the same phase of neoclassicism. It was like reliving a past experience to sense in the sixty-two-year-old master essentially the same attitude, admirably compounded of equal parts of humility and pride (…) While playing, replaying, and discussing certain unorthodox devices of mine (to reinforce the G-string passage in the Gigue of this Duo), he professed with utter simplicity his love for the physical aspects of music realization.…   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 125. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433012951359 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: Southern California

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Duo Concertant
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Igor Stravinksy, Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1940's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 30 May 2015 20:09:11 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:46:50 +0000