Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's
The Russian people still had to make the best of what they had. Sometimes I would be accompanied on an upright piano with many of its keys missing, but my pianist played on undaunted. I used to marvel at the way violinists like Milstein and Naum Blinder (now of San Francisco) managed to play beautifully in tune on strings that – one would have thought- precluded any such possibility.
Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 222. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433268856979 accessed: 25 September, 2023
|Listening Environment||indoors, in public|
Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:14:17 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:24:28 +0000