Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 194-195:

In some musically overbred setups, on the other hand, in places where they pride themselves on waiting lists and where season tickets are inherited and season-ticket holders constitute a kind of aristocracy, I have “heard” silence at the close of a joyous clarion ending to an allegro first movement of a Mozart concerto – a frozen void after an allegro that is as divinely 'allègre' as only Mozart could make it. / At one playing of a Mozart concerto, Richard Strauss conducting, the Master and I exchanged happy glances at the conclusion of the serenely joyous first movement. Naturally we …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 194-195. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433266042750 accessed: 22 October, 2021

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Mozart's concerto
written by Mozart
performed by Richard Strauss, Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:27:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:35:44 +0000