Greetings every body! It is wonderful to me to discover a violinists' community on the Internet, and to be ale to share my views with you ! You might find this page also posted as a blog , and I apologise. It will take me a while to get used with this web-site.
For many reasons , my favorite violonist is great Jascha Heifetz . What could I say I like most about him? The incredible technique? The precission? The incredible speed of the fast movements of concertos ,or fast pieces? The unique vibrato? The way he plays the second movements of concertos , or slow pieces? The depth with which he approaches Bach's master works? To me it is incredible to discover again and again that for each of these he is UNIQUE.
To me , and I am sure that for others as well , Heifetz's playing can always be a revelation . In my YouTube account I compared listening to Heifetz with eating a rich ice-cream : on the top layer you might be delighted , without however noticing anything too special . Then , as you "dig " into the ice-cream , you start discovering pieces of brownies, of cookies , and different other flavors... Why did I make this comparation? The reason is that I feel Heifetz's playing is so deep , that you may hear it at different levels; it might not touch you from the beginning , but as you go back to his recordings, you might discover new and new things. Also , I feel his playing is very emotional ( contrary to the "coldness" that has been attributted to him so many times).
I would love to hear other opinions reffered to this great master . I think listening to Heifetz is something that each of us experiences in a different way , so I posted this discussion topic in the belief that we would all be inspired by the way he touched others' lifes , influenced others' careers and violin approach , or simply enriched us emotionally and musically .
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