Jascha Heifetz

Violinist. Born 2 February 1901. Died 10 December 1987
Jascha Heifetz
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1901-02-02
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Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz Biography (Wikipedia)

Jascha Heifetz (2 February  [O.S. 20 January] 1901 – 10 December 1987) was a Russian-American violinist. Many consider him to be the greatest violinist of all time. Born in Vilna (Vilnius), he moved as a teenager to the United States, where his Carnegie Hall debut was rapturously received. He was a virtuoso since childhood—Fritz Kreisler, another leading violinist of the twentieth century, said on hearing Heifetz's debut, "We might as well take our fiddles and break them across our knees."

He had a long and successful performing career; however, after an injury to his right (bowing) arm, he switched his focus to teaching.

Late in life, Heifetz became a dedicated teacher and a champion of socio-political causes. He publicly advocated to establish 911 as an emergency phone number, and crusaded for clean air. He and his students at the University of Southern California protested smog by wearing gas masks, and in 1967 he converted his Renault passenger car into an electric vehicle.

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Jascha Heifetz Tracks

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Johannes Brahms
Contemplation (Wie Melodien zieht es mir)
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Contemplation (Wie Melodien zieht es mir)
George Gershwin
Summertime
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Summertime
Jascha Heifetz
La Capricieuse
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La Capricieuse
George Gershwin
Prelude No 2 (3 Preludes)
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Prelude No 2 (3 Preludes)
George Gershwin
My Man's Gone Now (Porgy and Bess)
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My Man's Gone Now (Porgy and Bess)
Irving Berlin
White Christmas
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White Christmas

White Christmas

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Unnamed orchestra
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Irving Berlin
White Christmas
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White Christmas

White Christmas

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Salvatore Camarata & his Orchestra
Claude Debussy
Beau Soir
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Beau Soir
Antonín Dvořák
Piano Quintet no.2 in A major (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet no.2 in A major (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms
String Sextet no.2 in G major, Op.36
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String Sextet no.2 in G major, Op.36
Franz Schubert
Trio in B flat major, D.581
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Trio in B flat major, D.581
George Gershwin
An American in Paris transc Heifetz
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An American in Paris transc Heifetz
Johann Sebastian Bach
Chaconne in D minor (Partita, BWV.1004)
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Chaconne in D minor (Partita, BWV.1004)
Clarence Cameron White
Levee Dance, Op.27 no.4
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Levee Dance, Op.27 no.4
Lili Boulanger
Cortege
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Cortege
Grigoras Dinicu
Hora staccato
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Hora staccato

Hora staccato

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Performer
Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Victor Koptchinsky
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
Jascha Heifetz
It Ain't Necessarily So (1945)
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It Ain't Necessarily So (1945)
Hermann Löhr
Where My Caravan Has Rested
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Where My Caravan Has Rested
Trad.
Deep River
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Deep River
Sergei Prokofiev
March: Love for Three Oranges
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March: Love for Three Oranges
Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, D 45 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, D 45 (3rd mvt)
Manuel Ponce
Little Star (Estrellita)
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Little Star (Estrellita)
George Gershwin
An American in Paris
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An American in Paris
William Kroll
Banjo and Fiddle
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Banjo and Fiddle
George Gershwin
It ain't necessarily so arr Heifetz (Porgy and Bess)
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It ain't necessarily so arr Heifetz (Porgy and Bess)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Finale, Violin Concerto (final mvt.)
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Finale, Violin Concerto (final mvt.)
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No 7
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Hungarian Dance No 7
George Gershwin
Summertime; A woman is a sometime thing (Porgy and Bess Suite arr Heifetz)
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Summertime; A woman is a sometime thing (Porgy and Bess Suite arr Heifetz)
Alexander Glazunov
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto
Jascha Heifetz
Air On a G String (excerpt)
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Air On a G String (excerpt)
Aram Khachaturian
Sabre Dance (Gayane)
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Sabre Dance (Gayane)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Incidental music to Much Ado About Nothing: Scene in the Garden
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Incidental music to Much Ado About Nothing: Scene in the Garden
Felix Mendelssohn
Octet in E flat major, Op.20: IV. Presto
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Octet in E flat major, Op.20: IV. Presto
George Gershwin
Summertime / A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
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Summertime / A Woman Is A Sometime Thing

Summertime / A Woman Is A Sometime Thing

Performer
Gil Shaham (violin) Akira Eguchi (piano)
Antonín Dvořák
Humoresque in G flat major
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Humoresque in G flat major
Franz Schubert
String Trio No.2 in B flat major, D.581
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String Trio No.2 in B flat major, D.581
George Gershwin
Three Preludes - No. 1
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Three Preludes - No. 1
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in B flat major for violin and cello, RV 547
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Concerto in B flat major for violin and cello, RV 547
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
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Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
Trad., Jascha Heifetz, Milton Kaye, Heifetz & Jascha
Deep River
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Deep River

Deep River

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Trad.
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Music Arranger
Heifetz
Jascha
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2007: Prom 72 - Last Night of the Proms 2007
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Royal Albert Hall
2007-09-08T18:41:00
8
Sep
2007

Proms 2007: Prom 72 - Last Night of the Proms 2007

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 21 - The Nation's Favourite Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-08-05T18:41:00
5
Aug
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 21 - The Nation's Favourite Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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