The Art of Violin (#2703)
This program covers a vast panorama of the world's most celebrated 20th century violinists, including Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, David Oistrakh, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, Eugene Ysaye, and many others. Thanks to a treasure trove of rare footage, today's audiences can now re-experience the unique sound and style of each of these influential artists. Complementing this rich archival material is a cross section of contemporary virtuosos, including Itzhak Perlman, Ida Haendel, Hilary Hahn, Ivry Gitlis, and Mstilav Rostropovitch, providing insight on the tradition of the violin and its 20th century masters. [116 minutes]
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