All Jascha Heifetz articles – Page 2

  • HeifetzScales1
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    Jascha Heifetz begins violin masterclass with scales

    2015-06-09T00:00:00Z

    Would you like to warm up on Paganini no.7 or would you like to play a scale? A scale then. This is one of the rare times we hear the preference is a scale!' Jascha Heifetz gives a masterclass for students at the University of Southern ...

  • PerlmanHeifetz1
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    Violinist Itzhak Perlman's first encounter with Jascha Heifetz

    2015-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Your Symphonie Espagnole is very nice, but I would like to hear some scales...' Violinist Itzhak Perlman remembers his first meeting with the great Jascha Heifetz when he played to him as a 14-year-old student at the Juilliard School in New York. Watch Jascha Heifetz ...

  • HeifetzTeacher
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    Violinist Eugene Fodor on studying with Jascha Heifetz

    2015-04-09T00:00:00Z

    American-born Fodor counted among his teachers not only Heifetz, but also Ivan Galamian and Josef Gingold

  • Heifetz_Vid
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    Violinist Jascha Heifetz performs Mozart aged eleven

    2015-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz performs Mozart's Gavotte in G from Idomeneo, transcribed by Leopold Auer, aged just eleven. The performance was recorded on wax cylinder in 1912. Read The Strad's first mention of the young Heifetz , published in October 1912. Subscribe to The ...

  • HeifetzTchaik1
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    Jascha Heifetz performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

    2015-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz makes short work of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto first movement. Subscribe  to The Strad or download  our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here .

  • HeifetzTeacher
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    Jascha Heifetz gives violin masterclass

    2014-08-17T00:00:00Z

    You're playing it too safe. Let's do it more dangerous' Violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz gives a masterclass for students at the University of Southern California. First up to perform is Varoujan Kodjian in Wieniawski's Polonaise Brillante no.2. Read Sherry Kloss's account on what it was ...

  • Heifetz_Paganini
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    Jascha Heifetz performs Paganini's Caprice no.24

    2014-07-14T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Jascha Heifetz performs Paganini's Caprice no.24, including the famous left-hand pizzicato passage - read more about the technique in The Strad's 7 pointers for perfect pizzicato .  

  • Heifetz_Blog
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    Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein – two titanic violinists who still divide opinion today

    2014-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Tully Potter compares the recorded legacy of the two renowned performers

  • Jascha heifetz
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    Jascha Heifetz

    Considered by many to be the finest violinist of all time, Jascha Heifetz had a long and successful performing and recording career beginning in Vilnius, Russian Empire (now Lithuania), where he was born. Initially taught by his father, a local violin teacher, he went on to study ...