Hungarian violin virtuoso Joseph Szigeti was born on this day in 1892.
A strong advocate of new music, he was the dedicatee of a number of important, cornerstone works, including – Bloch’s Violin Concerto, Bartok’s ‘Rhapsody No. 1’ and Ysaye’s 1st Solo Sonata.
JOSEPH SZIGETI | HUBAY | CZARDAS NO. 3 FOR VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA | WILFRID PELETIER & ORCHESTRE DE RADIO-CANADA | 1954
Joseph Szigeti Plays Mendelssohn and Brahms <CD>
Bruno Walter & Dimitri Mitropoulos
Release Date: April 17, 2007
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