- Yehudi Menuhin
- Gennady Rozhdestvensky
- Igor Oistrakh
- Mstislav Rostropovich
- Gidon Kremer
- David Oistrakh (Violin)
Notes & Reviews:
Along with Fritz Kreisler, Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein and Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh is universally recognized not only as one of the few truly great violinists of the last century but as one of music's most striking personalities. As a result of the political situation of the time Oistrakh's career in Western Europe, America and Japan blossomed relatively late. His first proper international tour instantly confirmed the legend and from then until his death in Amsterdam in 1974 he pursued a varied career in the concert hall, as soloist and conductor, and as a teacher. This portrait by Bruno Monsaingeon shows the inspired violinist as musician and private person through extensive interviews with Oistrakh's long-time friends and fellow artists.
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David Oistrakh in Recital (1965) / Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Debussy & Brahms [DVD]
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David Oistrakh, Vol. 1 / Shostakovich, Debussy, etc. [2 DVD]
Classic Archive: Gennady Rozhdestvensky / Rachmaninov, etc. [DVD]
Violinist David Oistrakh "Remembering a Musician" / Works by Lalo, Tchaikovsky Prokofiev & Schumann [DVD]
Piotr Anderszewski - Unquiet Traveller, A Film by Bruno Monsaingeon [DVD]
Rachmaninov: 24 Preludes / Osborne
Hartmann: La Tzigane, La Coquette, Transcriptions, etc / Soroka, Greene
Works DetailsMonsaingeon, Bruno : David Oistrakh :: Artist of the People?
- Performers: Yehudi Menuhin; Gennady Rozhdestvensky; Igor Oistrakh; Mstislav Rostropovich; Gidon Kremer; David Oistrakh (Violin)
- Period Time: Contemporary