Joseph Szigeti in Europe - in the middle of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 254:

This comparison of performances (whether of those by the same player spread over a given length of time, or of performances of the same works by about equally qualified players, massed within a short period) should be one of the self-imposed tasks of all conscientious critics. I don’t quite know how they could manage it; perhaps by attending contests, examinations, and the like, taking a kind of post-graduate course in performance-criticism. As far as my own experience goes, my duties as member of the jury at the Paris Conservatoire contests and at the Brussels Concours International …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 254. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433270632924 accessed: 19 January, 2022

location of experience: Europe

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:43:53 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:17:08 +0000