Synopsis by Mark Deming
Violinist Nathan Milstein shows off his virtuoso skills on his instrument in this archival performance, filmed in 1962. Nathan Milstein: Mozart, Paganini, Falla, Novacek, Brahms, Beethoven, Bach, Etc. includes Milstein's interpretations of Mozart (Adagio for Violin in E Major, Rondo for Violin in C Major), Falla (Suite Populaire Espagnole), Bach (Partita No. 2 for Solo Violin in D Minor), Paganini (24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1: No 11, Caprice in C Major and No. 5, Caprice in A Minor), Beethoven (Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 47 "Kreutzer"), and more.
archival-footage, concert-footage, concert-violinist, violinist