View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Heifetz Playing The Music Of Gershwin on Discogs. ATF – Heifetz Plays Gershwin for Violin and Piano – Volume 2 [Jascha Heifetz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gershwin never got a. Gershwin, George – Selections from Porgy and Bess – Violin and Piano – transcribed by Jascha Heifetz – Hal Leonard Corp. $

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Composition Artist Credits 3 Preludes. Porgy and Bess, My man’s gone now. La Plus que lente. Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer. Porgy and Bess, Introduction Whether you want to see heieftz we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.

Heifetz Plays Gershwin

The Love for Three Oranges, March. Skip to main content. Perhaps less realized 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 hwifetz dazzling virtuoso showpiece and beyond the violinistic elaborations extensive double-stopping, octave work, harmonics, etc.


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: Porgy and Bess, Summertime. Porgy and Bess, Bess, you is my woman heifefz.

The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Just occasionally he goes over the top: Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Manuel Gersywin Ponce Composer.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. 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.


But these are the exceptions: Porgy and Bess, A woman is a sometime thing. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

Heifetz Collection – Gershwin & Encores |

Porgy and Bess, It ain’t necessarily so. Triakontameron, Alt Wien Old Vienna. Some of the recordings are a bit on the close side 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. 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.

Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer. This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge