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Jascha Heifetz

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Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

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February 12, 2008 The popular video site provides a glimpse into great musical performances of the past.

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February 2, 2007 Commentator Miles Hoffman pays tribute to violinists Jascha Heifetz and Fritz Kreisler.

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News

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February 12, 2008 The popular video site provides a glimpse into great musical performances of the past.

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Reviews

Jascha Heifetz set new precision standards for the classical violin.

March 28, 2011 With the release of a 103-CD Heifetz box set, one blogger had his work cut out for him.

More Stories

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November 10, 2006 A portrait of the violinist in WWII, with vintage audio and stories from those who knew him.

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August 23, 2006 Performance Today commemorates the life of pianist Milton Kaye, who died at 97 on Aug. 14.

Cartoon by Pablo Helguera.

February 1, 2013 Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.

Carnegie Hall in 1891, the year it opened with a concert featuring Tchaikovsky conducting.

October 5, 2011 To celebrate: five remarkable clips filmed at the world's most famous classical venue.

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Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn Concertos

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  • Album: Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn Concertos
  • Artist: Jascha Heifetz
  • Label: RCA
  • Released: 1995
 

Selections from the Heifetz Collection

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  • Album: Selections from the Heifetz Collection
  • Artist: Jascha Heifetz
  • Label: RCA
  • Released: 1994
 

Never Before Released Rare and Live Recordings

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  • Album: Never Before Released Rare and Live Recordings
  • Artist: Jascha Heifetz
  • Label: Cembal d'amour
  • Released: 2001
 

Kreisler Plays Kreisler

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  • Album: Kreisler Plays Kreisler
  • Artist: Fritz Kreisler
  • Label: RCA
  • Released: 1997
 

Jascha Heifetz: The Supreme

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  • Album: Jascha Heifetz: The Supreme
  • Artist: Jascha Heifetz