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    Nathan Milstein: Beethoven Violin Sonata no.9, 'Kreutzer'

    2018-01-02T10:40:00Z

    Nathan Milstein plays Beethoven’s Violin Sonata no.9, op.47 (‘Kreutzer’) at the Berwerdhallen in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 1986. Filmed by documentary maker Christopher Nupen, this performance was the 82-year-old Milstein’s last public recital before a hand injury ended his long career. The pianist is Georges Pludermacher.

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    Nathan Milstein's Beethoven cadenza played on the 'Milstein' Stradivarius

    2017-10-23T12:08:00Z

    Nathan Cole, first associate concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, plays Nathan Milstein ’s cadenza for the Beethoven violin concerto on the 1716 Stradivari played by the Russian American virtuoso from 1945 to the end of his career, and which took his name.

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    Violinist Nathan Milstein performs Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata aged 82

    2016-12-15T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Nathan Milstein performs Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Sonata in his last public recital at the age of 82 with pianist Georges Pludermacher in Stockholm, Sweden in July 1986. Filmed by Christopher Nupen and recently released on YouTube by Allegro Films , the video also includes footage of ...

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    Nathan Milstein performs his own Paganiniana

    2015-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Legendary violinist Nathan Milstein performs his own Paganiniana - a fiendishly difficult set of variations based on Paganini's Caprice no.24. Read The Strad's article: Celebrating the great violinist Nathan Milstein Read: Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein – two titanic violinists who still divide opinion today ...

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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

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    Celebrating the great violinist Nathan Milstein

    2014-01-13T00:00:00Z

    In honour of Nathan Milstein's 110th birthday today, The Strad revisits a ‘Great Violinists' article by Julian Haylock, published in the September 2009 issue

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    Bach's Chaconne on film: Nathan Milstein

    2014-01-13T00:00:00Z

    A mighty performance of the ultimate violin work by the Russian violinist

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    Nathan Milstein

    Celebrated for his technical ease, aristocratic poise, mellifluous bowing and tonal perfection, Nathan Milstein sustained a professional career at the highest level into his early 80s. Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Milstein began his musical education with the two famous instructors, Pyotry Stoliarsky and Leopold Auer. The 1917 ...