Yousef Karsh , Jascha Heifetz - Lithuanian born, Jewish-American violinist: Feb. 2 1901 - 1987… Where Kreisler was all about emotion and tone, Heifetz was all about technique and mastery of every little detail of...

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Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) was a Lithuanian-born American violinist. He was born in Vilnius. As a teen, he moved with his family to the United States, where his Carnegie Hall debut was rapturously received. He had a long and successful performing and recording career; after an injury to his right (bowing) arm, he focused on teaching. The New York Times called him "perhaps the greatest violinist of all time."

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Jascha Heifetz 1901-1987 - whose beautifully played concertos were the first violin recordings I was given by my wonderful aunt. My ear can still distinguish his phrasing - and my heart soars when I hear his tone, the crescendos, the cadenzas.

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Some legendarily awesome violin. And there's some legendarily awesome piano works based off of this theme, if anyone is interested.

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Violinist Jascha Heifetz playing in Mili’s darkened studio as light attached to his bow traces the bow movement.

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国分 KOKUBU Lean Communication - Jascha Heifetz - Bach, Chaconne From Partita No.2 In D Minor, BWV 1004

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Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: 1st mov, with conductor Fritz Reiner ! When the concerto was written the famous violin teacher Leopold Auer called the work "unplayable."

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