Unfinished Journey

Unfinished Journey (written work, Memoir/autobiography)

Listening experiences

1409692111101: Menuhin’s radiance is tangible to anyone near him,...

1409692544795: In 1918, when I was two, my parents smuggled me in...

1409693067218: Once a year at the Fairmont Hotel, Anker’s budding...

1409693248514: Of the many reasons I have to hold Persinger in lo...

1409693551541: It was on a Wednesday afternoon that Persinger agr...

1409762573022: As might be supposed, Parisian concerts widened an...

1409762770913: One night we heard the gypsies entertaining the di...

1409763062934: Apart from my own concert and recital, there were ...

1409763453792: These years of my becoming acquainted with the vio...

1409763755009: Before the United States officially sanctioned a n...

1409764054028: Dazzling as Heifetz was, I felt confident that my ...

1409764414168: […] the most important was the idea that one day I...

1409764711836: Ysaÿe’s house stood on a tree-lined boulevard in t...

1409765134534: I recall the day he sat at an old upright piano an...

1409765295755: A lesson was an inspiration, not a stage reached i...

1409765445844: He had the most expressively varied vibrato and th...

1409765788538: With my family I attended a concert given by the B...

1409766058088: Such a way was his [Enesco’s] sending me, in 1932,...

1409776218603: [Hepzibah Menuhin in a letter to Yehudi Menuhin, r...

1409776369231: […] at Palm Beach I heard grass-roots jazz for the...

1409776523716: […] I know I am greatly in Toscanini’s debt. His o...

1409776772448: For the troops stationed there life was not tragic...

1409776932969: Heifetz was a figure aloof – in his distinguished ...

1409777136000: One day Dorati invited several friends, myself amo...

1409777357035: I could never imagine as a musician that any other...

1409777599167: The reopening of the Opéra, the first chance of pl...

1409779696000: My greatest pleasure, of course, was to make conta...

1409779928184: But neither then nor later could the run of approv...

1409780182745: I recall an occasion in New York where Princess Ca...

1409780443543: Casals was in his seventy-first year, revered for ...

1409780555979: In default of documentary evidence that Bach had H...

1409949467010: When Diana, Marcel Gazelle and I arrived at Johann...

1409949794984: … everyone stood to sing what in other circumstanc...

1409950016671: There was in the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra ...

1409950239598: I was introduced to Grappelli through his recordin...

1409950452732: Shortly after the war, Louis Kentner and I gave a ...

1409950784001: In New York in the early 1970s, Diana and I attend...

1409954431583: I recall noting as a child that even a less than f...

1409954834011: A month or so before I was to start a South Americ...

1409954986573: To offset Beethoven in Guatemala there was, some t...

1409955181878: When I was first in Paris, in 1926-1927, I attende...

1409955333759: No twentieth-century musician could help but appre...

1409955744880: Since the Second World War the Russian contingent ...

1409955919939: Meanwhile countless other festivals took root in d...

1409956060742: I have always adored the music of the Strausses, f...

1409956274089: A musician playing back a recorded “take” is in mu...

1409956408340: Alberto Lysy was sixteen or seventeen when he came...

1409956598508: After the visit to the director’s office demanded ...

1409956796960: One evening after a concert given by that Soviet r...

1409957035431: Their first public appearance was at nearby Croydo...

1409957197470: In our efforts to produce rounded musicians, we en...

author

Baron, OM, KBE

published in

April, 1977

publisher

Chaucer Press

ISBN

0345041460

includes

excerpt from 'Unfinished Journey' pp. 303-304 (73 words)

excerpt from 'Unfinished Journey' pp. 22 (101 words)

Cite as Yehudi Menuhin, Unfinished Journey (London, April, 1977)
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