Heifetz and Piatigorsky

Overview

This black-and-white presentation from Kultur contains profiles of two Russian classical music virtuosos on one video. The first segment features violinist Jascha Heifetz performing several pieces, including Mendelssohn's "Sweet Remembrance." The second segment features cellist Gregor Piatigorsky performing Chopin's "Slow Movement From Cello Sonata." Also includes some at-home and in-studio footage of Heifetz. This program was originally recorded in 1953.
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Overview

This black-and-white presentation from Kultur contains profiles of two Russian classical music virtuosos on one video. The first segment features violinist Jascha Heifetz performing several pieces, including Mendelssohn's "Sweet Remembrance." The second segment features cellist Gregor Piatigorsky performing Chopin's "Slow Movement From Cello Sonata." Also includes some at-home and in-studio footage of Heifetz. This program was originally recorded in 1953.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2005
  • UPC: 032031110199
  • Original Release: 1981
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  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 33,635

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jascha Heifetz Violin
Gregor Piatigorsky Cello
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Heifetz & Piatigorsky
1. Jascha Heifetz: Introduction [6:32]
2. Jascha Heifetz: Bach - Prelude in E Major [4:17]
3. Jascha Heifetz: Debussy - Girl With the Flaxen Hair [4:22]
4. Jascha Heifetz: Wienawsky - Scherzo Tarantella [4:02]
5. Jascha Heifetz: Paganini - Twenty-Fourth Caprice [9:53]
6. Jascha Heifetz: Mendelssohn - Sweet Remembrance [3:35]
7. Jascha Heifetz: Brahms - Sonatensatz [3:30]
8. Jascha Heifetz: Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 7 [2:33]
9. Jascha Heifetz: Gluck - Melodie [2:48]
10. Jascha Heifetz: Prokofiev - March From Love for Three Oranges [1:44]
11. Jascha Heifetz: Wienawsky - Polonaise [4:44]
12. Jascha Heifetz: Dinicu-Heifetz - Hora Staccato [2:25]
13. Gregor Piatigorsky: Introduction [2:23]
14. Gregor Piatigorsky: Bach - Bourees #1 and #2 From C Major Suite [3:47]
15. Gregor Piatigorsky: Chopin - Slow Movement From Cello Sonata [4:14]
16. Gregor Piatigorsky: Prokofiev - Masques From Romeo and Juliet [1:52]
17. Gregor Piatigorsky: Anton Rubinstein - Romance [2:56]
18. Gregor Piatigorsky: Tchaikovsky - Waltz [3:28]
19. Gregor Piatigorsky: Schubert-Piatigorsky - Introduction, Theme and Variations [6:11]
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