Ivry Gitlis and the Great Tradition (2004)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |  
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

This documentary profiles the internationally respected violinist Ivry Gitlis who has played with some of the biggest names in music history including Eric Clapton, John Lennon, and Dizzy Gillespie. In addition to performance footage, the filmmakers include interviews with Gitlis in which he discusses how his style fits into the grand tradition of his instrument.



classical-music, music, tradition, violinist