Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 332-333:

Édouard Risler and Lucien Capet the Frenchmen, Toscanini the Italian, bringing Beethoven in its purest form to Germany; the miracles that the non-Latin Koussevitzky works with a score like Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe; a purebred New Englander like George Copeland or the German Gieseking capturing the very essence of Debussy’s impressionism; Bruno Walter re-creating for us the devout Catholic mysticism of Bruckner – all these men proved to me that, especially in our domain, racial and national theories and prejudices that proclaim the predisposition of any one race or nation toward a given …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 332-333. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434462032903 accessed: 28 September, 2022

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Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Date/Time the 1900's

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:40:33 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:02:37 +0000