Heifetz: In Performance

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Overview

One of the most celebrated violinists of his generation, Jascha Heifetz performs a selection of his favorite compositions in this recital, filmed for television in 1971. Heifetz: In Performance features his interpretations of works by Mozart, Debussy, Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev, accompanied by the French National Orchestra. Heifetz is also shown in a recording session performing a handful of shorter works and offering his insights on music.
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Overview

One of the most celebrated violinists of his generation, Jascha Heifetz performs a selection of his favorite compositions in this recital, filmed for television in 1971. Heifetz: In Performance features his interpretations of works by Mozart, Debussy, Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev, accompanied by the French National Orchestra. Heifetz is also shown in a recording session performing a handful of shorter works and offering his insights on music.
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Special Features

A DVD video documentary about the legendary performer; Bonus audio CD featuring complete performances of music heard in the DVD documentary from the artist's RCA Red Seal Legacy; Narration in English and optional Japanese subtitles; Link to www.bmgclassics.com and more extra features
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Editorial Reviews

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Part of RCA's Legendary Visions series, Heifetz: In Performance features a 63 minute documentary about the renowned violinist and, on a bonus CD, complete versions of the music used in the film. Drawing on footage of Heifetz playing some of his favored repertoire, the film interweaves performance with the violinist's commentary on aspects of music, teaching, and his personal views. The CD includes music by Mozart, Prokofiev, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, Bach, Bruch, and a Heifetz arrangement of a piece by Dinicu.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/7/2004
  • UPC: 828766388596
  • Original Release: 1971
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  • Source: Rca
  • Presentation: Bonus CD
  • Time: 1:57:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 16,371

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jascha Heifetz
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Menu

Side #1 -- DVD
   Play Heifetz In Perfromance
   Subtitles
      Japanese
   Other Legendary Visions
      Van Cliburn - Concert Pianist
      Toscanini - The Maestro
      Rubinstein - Remembered
      Caruso - Voice of the Century
      G√ľnter Wand - My Life, My Music
   www.bmgclassics.com
      Please Insert Disc in a Computer Connected to the Internet to Access Extra Features
Side #2 -- CD Audio
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