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MOZART / MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concertos (Heifetz) (1934-1949)

Composer(s):Mendelssohn, FelixMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Artist(s)
Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Concertos
Catalogue 8.110941
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
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Review By William Starr,The State,August 2001

"Heifetz, generally conceded to be the greatest violinist of the 20th century, made several recordings of the Mendelssohn concerto, none more dazzling than this one from 1949 partnered by Beecham and the Royal Philharmonic. The sound is embracing and warm...The Mozart concertos are brilliantly played, of course."



Review By Michael Anthony,StarTribune,May 2001

"Heifetz looms large in 2001, the centennial of his birth. An online auction house sold off a cache of Heifetz memorabilia in February, including the alligator briefcase he used to carry his music; next month, the Montreal Chamber Music Festival will devote two weeks of concerts, repertoire and films to Heifetz.

"And now in record stores on the budget-priced Naxos label are seven CDs containing many of the violinist's early concerto recordings and shorter pieces supported by some of the foremost conductors of the 20th century: Arturo Toscanini, John Barbirolli, Thomas Beecham and Pierre Monteux among them....

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