This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge ”, ”Little things also can delight us”, for of. Jascha Heifetz plays his own arrangement of Gershwin’s ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’ from Porgy and Bess. Gershwin, George – Selections from Porgy and Bess – Violin and Piano Heifetz, Jascha – The Heifetz Collection, Volume 2: Heifetz Plays Gershwin – Violin and.

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The Love for Three Oranges, March. Perhaps less realized by the public at large is his brilliant skill, inventiveness and ingenuity as an arranger—the Drigo ”Valse bluette”, a piece of trifling musical value, is transformed into a dazzling virtuoso showpiece and beyond the violinistic elaborations extensive double-stopping, octave work, harmonics, etc.

Some of the recordings are a bit on the close side for comfort, and the level of the piano sound Bay in the recordings made beforeSmith thereafter varies a good deal, one or two of Smith’s being surprisingly loud.

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Heifetz Collection – Gershwin & Encores |

This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge Skip to main content. Porgy and Bess, It ain’t necessarily so.

Porgy and Bess, Summertime. Porgy and Bess, Bess, you is my woman now. Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer.

Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than hefietz before. One doesn’t need to dwell on his flawless technique, his command of nuance, his tonal beauty or its variety, from gently tender in ”Bess, you is my woman now” to ferocious in the ”Sabre dance”, his seeming spontaneity in a piece as familiar to him as the Hora staccato which he put on the map: If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

La Plus que lente. The transfers have been well made, but a rhythmic thud is heard during Rachmaninov’s Vocaliseand there is a curious grating noise at the end of Korngold.

But these are the exceptions: Just occasionally he goes over gershwib top: The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Manuel Maria Ponce Composer.


Heifetz Plays Gershwin

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Wilhelmj’s flowery arrangement of Schubert’s Ave Maria is schmalzed up with big ritardandos all over the place; there is an over-sugary On wings of song gesrhwin a horrible key-change to the second verse, though I’m not sure that that was Heifetz’s doing ; and emotion slops over in La plus que lenteespecially in some convulsive rubatos in its central section. Porgy and Bess, Introduction Composition Artist Credits 3 Preludes.

Porgy and Bess, A woman is a sometime thing. Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer. Triakontameron, Alt Wien Old Vienna.