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Heifetz Plays Gershwin

The Love for Three Oranges, March. Porgy and Bess, Introduction Wilhelmj’s flowery arrangement of Schubert’s Ave Maria is schmalzed up with big ritardandos all over the place; there is an over-sugary On wings of song with a horrible key-change to the second verse, though I’m not sure that that was Heifetz’s doing ; and emotion slops over in La plus que lenteespecially in some convulsive rubatos in its central section. Skip to main content.

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The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. La Plus que lente. This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer.

Perhaps less gershwi by the public at large is his brilliant skill, inventiveness and ingenuity as an arranger—the Drigo ”Valse bluette”, a piece of trifling musical value, is transformed into a dazzling virtuoso showpiece and beyond the violinistic elaborations extensive double-stopping, octave work, harmonics, etc.

Heifetz Collection – Gershwin & Encores

Just occasionally he goes over the top: One doesn’t need to dwell on his flawless technique, his command of nuance, his tonal beauty or its variety, from gently tender in ”Bess, you is my woman now” to ferocious in the ”Sabre dance”, his seeming spontaneity in a piece as familiar to him as the Hora staccato which he put on the map: Triakontameron, Alt Wien Old Vienna.

The transfers have been well made, but a rhythmic thud is heard during Rachmaninov’s Vocaliseand there is a curious grating noise at the end of Korngold. But these heietz the exceptions: Some of the recordings are gersshwin bit on the close vershwin for comfort, and the level of the piano sound Bay in the recordings made beforeSmith thereafter varies a good deal, one or two of Smith’s being surprisingly loud.


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