Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 151:

If these private recordings of our own performances help us to obey the injunction “Know thyself,” our commercially released records fulfil another role besides the more obvious ones: that of allowing us to get to know each other. No regular concert fan can have failed to notice the comparative rarity of the presence of our important virtuosi at their confrere’s performances. Is it fear of being buttonholed at intermission time and of being forced to make pronouncements on performances just heard? Pronouncements that later on can be quoted, misquoted, distorted? Whatever the reason, the …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 151. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433265142166 accessed: 1 October, 2022

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Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium broadcast, playback

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:12:22 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:38:40 +0000