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    Heifetz, Piatigorsky and Rubinstein talk and perform

    2018-02-02T17:05:00Z

    Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky and Artur Rubinstein rehearse and talk to camera in this fascinating film from the late 1940s/early 1950s.

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    Cello journey: the best recordings of Ernest Bloch's Schelomo

    2018-02-01T16:33:00Z

    Intended to be played as a seamless integrated whole, with an equality between the cellist and the orchestra, rather than as a concertante piece, Bloch’s Hebraic rhapsody Schelomo has been recorded by many cellists in numerous ways – and it seems that there is something special about almost all ...

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    An Afternoon with Gregor Piatigorsky

    2017-08-01T15:43:00Z

    Made not long before Piatigorsky’s death in 1976, this short film features him musing on life and music, and includes Raphael Wallfisch in his early twenties taking a lesson, as well as a close look at the 1714 ‘Batta’ Stradivari (now known as the ’Batta-Piatigorsky’). Filmed around the family ...

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    Archive material from cellist Gregor Piatigorsky’s collection goes online

    2016-05-20T00:00:00Z

    Colburn School makes selected music manuscripts available on its website

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    Heifetz, Rubinstein and Piatigorsky perform Mendelssohn

    2015-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Legendary musicians, violinist Jascha Heifetz, pianist Artur Rubinstein and cellist Gregor Piatigorsky perform Mendelssohn's Piano Trio no.1 † a work they recorded along with the trios of Ravel for RCA Victor in 1949. The Strad's May 2015 issue , out now, examines how the advent of recording at ...