I've heard/read of people who can spot a certain violinist just by listening to a piece being played. Like hearing something and saying: it's Heifetz!
I would like to know: what is it that makes a violinist recognizable? How do you know it's Heifetz playing? Or Milstein? Or Hahn? Or Mintz?
Would you please help me? Please, be specific, like giving me a link to a piece and saying something on the lines of "it's clearly a Milstein to me, because I can recognize... at 1:23 min..." if you know what I mean.
I was thinking: supposing I get to know how Mintz does his vibrato. Then I could recognize it elsewhere (on another piece, I mean). But he doesn't have only ONE vibrato. He varies it depending on what he's playing. And so on.
Thank you for taking the time to help me out of my ignorance (if at all possible...).
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