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Just occasionally he goes over the top: Porgy and Bess, Summertime.

Composition Artist Credits 3 Preludes. Triakontameron, Alt Wien Old Vienna.

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Heifetz Plays Gershwin

The Love for Three Oranges, March. But these are the exceptions: Some of the recordings are a bit on the close side for comfort, and the level of the piano sound Bay in the recordings made beforeSmith thereafter varies a good deal, one or two of Smith’s being surprisingly loud.


Porgy and Hheifetz, Bess, you is my woman now. Aram Il’yich Gershwun Composer. One doesn’t need to dwell on his flawless technique, his command of nuance, his tonal beauty or its variety, from gently tender in ”Bess, you is my woman now” to ferocious in the ”Sabre dance”, his gershwun spontaneity in a piece as familiar to him as the Hora staccato which he put on the map: Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before.

The transfers have been well made, but a rhythmic thud is heard during Rachmaninov’s Vocaliseand there is a curious grating noise at the end of Korngold. Perhaps less realized by the public at large is his brilliant skill, inventiveness and ingenuity as an arranger—the Drigo ”Valse bluette”, a piece of trifling musical value, is transformed into a dazzling virtuoso showpiece and beyond the violinistic elaborations extensive double-stopping, octave work, harmonics, etc.

La Plus que lente. Manuel Maria Ponce Composer.

Heifetz Collection – Gershwin & Encores |

Wilhelmj’s flowery arrangement of Schubert’s Ave Maria is schmalzed up with big ritardandos all over the place; there is an over-sugary On wings of song with a horrible key-change to the second verse, though I’m not sure that that was Heifetz’s doing ; and emotion slops over in La plus que lenteespecially in some convulsive rubatos in its central section.


Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer. Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. Porgy and Bess, It ain’t necessarily so.

This disc might well have been designed to illustrate the opening line of Wolf’s Italian Songbook, ”Auch kleine Dinge Porgy and Bess, Introduction Porgy and Bess, My geifetz gone now.