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Manuel Maria Ponce Composer.

Heifetz Collection – Gershwin & Encores

Porgy and Bess, Bess, you is my woman now. The all-time greats Read about the hwifetz who changed the world of classical music. Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer.

Porgy and Bess, Introduction Just occasionally he goes over the top: One doesn’t need to dwell on his flawless technique, his command of nuance, beifetz tonal beauty gsrshwin 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, My man’s gone now. This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite gerzhwin from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.


Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer. The Love for Three Oranges, March.

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Heifetz Plays Gershwin

Porgy and Bess, It ain’t necessarily so. 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.

Porgy and Bess, Summertime.

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 a dazzling virtuoso showpiece and beyond the violinistic elaborations extensive double-stopping, octave work, harmonics, etc. The transfers have been well made, but a rhythmic thud is heard during Rachmaninov’s Vocaliseand there is a curious grating noise heifeyz the end of Korngold.


La Plus que lente. 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.

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