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Heifetz Videos of the Week

Videos of the YEAR: 20 Picks from 2020

Videos of the YEAR: 20 Picks from 2020

Yes, it was a Year Like No Other, but through it all, Heifetz was there to share some truly magical music moments!  Now we've reviewed the tapes, run the numbers, and had the arguments: From the...

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Video of the Week: Finding the Pulse in Paganini

Video of the Week: Finding the Pulse in Paganini

“In the three variations, in the main theme, and in the introduction…each section has a heartbeat that keeps it alive,” say violinist Pierce Wang about Paganini’s ultra-tricky Variations on “I Palpiti….”

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Video Of The Week: Beethoven’s Thanksgiving

Video Of The Week: Beethoven’s Thanksgiving

"For composers and musicians, this remarkable piece of music has proved irresistible, providing solace and giving strength even when the future seems lost." – BBC In the words of Heifetz Institute...

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Video of the Week: Beethoven’s Tears of Gold

Video of the Week: Beethoven’s Tears of Gold

Our latest Video of the Week features one of the most extraordinary movements in all of Beethoven’s string quartets…the “Cavatina” from the String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat, Op. 130., which ends with the Grosse Fuge…

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Video of the Week: A Devilishly Difficult Dance

Video of the Week: A Devilishly Difficult Dance

Hector Berlioz gave us the Symphonie Fantastique, with its spooky “Witches Sabbath” movement; today’s Video of the Week (just in time for Hallowe’en), is the terrifyingly difficult Scherzo Fantastique,…

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Video of the Week: A Versatile Viola Sonata

Video of the Week: A Versatile Viola Sonata

The Viola Sonata Op. 120 No. 1 by Johannes Brahms is today a staple of the viola repertoire, though in fact it was the brilliance of a 19th-century clarinetist that spurred its creation. Hear it in the hands of violist Jacob Shin…

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