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Fritz Kreisler

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Fritz Kreisler's Biography

Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February 2, 1875 – January 29, 1962) was an Austrian-born violinist and composer. One of the most famous violin masters of his or any other day, and regarded as one of the greatest violinists of all time, he was known for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing. Like many great violinists of his generation, he produced a characteristic sound which was immediately recognizable as his own. Although he derived in many respects from the Franco-Belgian school, his style is nonetheless reminiscent of the gemütlich (cozy) lifestyle of pre-war Vienna.

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  • Review: Menuhin Competition 2014 Closing Concert

      News Source: Austin Chronicle | 1 month ago
    Menuhin Competition 2014 Closing Concert The Cleveland Orchestra and three violinists gave performances that had the crowd on its feet after every piece Reviewed by Natalie Zeldin , Fri., March 7, 2014 Arabella Steinbacher, Giancarlo Guerrero, and
  • Review: Yuval Yaron and Robert Koenig at Hahn Hall

      News Source: Santa Barbara Independent | 4 months ago
    Collaborative Piano Program, to the Music Academy of the West for a substantial program of 10 works, varying in style from Beethoven's Violin Sonata No...Fritz Kreisler's arrangement of Manuel de Falla's Dance Espagnole . Playing entirely from memory,
  • Classical CD: Mahler: Symphony No 4

      News Source: New Zealand Herald | 7 months ago
    Last month, Eckehard Stier and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra treated us to a transcendent Mahler Fourth, crowned by Madeleine Pierard at her glorious best in its final movement. I find myself returning over and over again to the perspicacious

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  • True Blue Sam the Travelin' Man: Tuesday Turbo Boost

      Blog Source: truebluesam.blogspot.com | 1 month ago
    Fritz Kreisler had a successful career going in America when the Great War began, and he belonged to a regiment in his native Austria. What would you do? He went home and fought Russians until he was mustered out due to illness.
  • How Much Are Violin Lessons Durham Region - Learn Violin ...

      Blog Source: learnviolinblog.info | 1 month ago
    Arrangements are being made to scan the Guarnieri violin once owned by Fritz Kreisler which is in the Smithsonian Institution. Some mild skepticism about the usefulness of the procedure has arisen. The Stradivari Society which arranges ...
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      Blog Source: sakae-panta.blogspot.com | 1 month ago
    The famous violinist, Fritz Kreisler, has a number of violins, but there is one in his collection which he values more than all the others. While in an antique shop, he heard someone playing this instrument with a pure, liquid, penetrating tone, 

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