American Violinist Joan Field Died On This Day in 1988 – Aged 73 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist Joan Field died on this day in 1988 – aged 73

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American violinist Joan Field died on this day in 1988 – aged 73.

A student of Albert Spalding, Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu, Ms Field concertized extensively throughout Europe and the United States during the 1950s and 1960s – and premiered a number of important works including: the first recording of Charles Ives’ 1st Violin Sonata and the American debut of Prokofiev’s 2nd Violin Sonata.

For much of her career she performed on the 1698 ‘Ex-Joachim’ Stradivarius.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdAD9RRICRE&showinfo=0&autohide=1

JOAN FIELD | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | RUDOLF ALBERT & BERLINER SYMPHONIKER 

 

 

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