Heifetz and Piatigorsky (1981)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Concerts, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |  
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This black-and-white presentation from Kultur contains profiles of two Russian classical music virtuosos on one video. The first segment features violinist Jascha Heifetz performing several pieces, including Mendelssohn's "Sweet Remembrance." The second segment features cellist Gregor Piatigorsky performing Chopin's "Slow Movement From Cello Sonata." Also includes some at-home and in-studio footage of Heifetz. This program was originally recorded in 1953.

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cello, classical-music, recital, violinist