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Emanuel Feuermann,9780300096842

Emanuel Feuermann

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9780300096842

ISBN10:
0300096844
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Trade Book
Pub. Date:
11/10/2002
Publisher(s):
Yale University Press
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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements x
Abbreviations xvii
List of Illustrations
xviii
The Beginning: 1902--17
1(12)
Kolomea
The move to Vienna
Sigmund Feuermann and Sevcik
A sponsor: Wilhelm Kux
A teacher: Anton Walter
Debut
Prodigy: 1917-23
13(15)
A halt
Study with Julius Klengel
'Professor' in Cologne
The Reifenbergs
Early recordings
New horizons
Nomad: 1923-8
28(15)
'167 different German towns and 132 towns in other parts of Europe.' Trios
Recording the Dvorak Cello Concerto
Romantic attachments and other passions
Berlin: 1928-30
43(16)
The Musik Hochschule
Several homes
A car or a cello? Professor in Berlin
Trios with Joseph Wolfsthal
Trios with Szymon Goldberg and Paul Hindemith
Family tragedies
'Intolerable Jew': 1931-4
59(26)
Economic decline
The rise of the National Socialists
Another car -- another cello
Dismissal
The wandering Jew: Palestine and the Far East
Changing relationships
North America and Europe: November 1934 to June 1935
85(19)
Canada, New York and London
Illness
Relationship with Eva cemented
Commitments: June 1935 to April 1936
104(27)
Marriage
Haydn rediscovered
Schonberg world premiere
Stradivarius
New York and California
Full Sail: April to December 1936
131(18)
Worldwide touring: Japan, South America, New Mexico, Canada
Recorded trios with Huberman and Schnabel? New York: 'New Friends'
The Philadelphia Orchestra
A place to live: Switzerland
New York again
Europe: 1937
149(17)
Europe
Gerald Moore
Myra Hess
Sir Thomas Beecham
Recording plans and tensions
Summer classes in Switzerland
Casals's Dvorak recording
Domestic stability
Casals and Bach
Momentous Year: 1938
166(21)
New York
National Orchestral Association
Birth of Monica
Anschluss
A question of trios
Toscanini
The plights of Sigmund and Feuermann's parents
Huberman's help
Success in London
Breaks: October 1938 to February 1939
187(16)
The dangers of Europe
Palestine abandoned
America
Stardom
Franz Rupp
Concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra
Annual Carnegie Hall recital
Citizenship application
Break with Sophie
Break with Columbia
Schonberg in Los Angeles
A last return to Europe
Trios: March to November 1939
203(15)
Trios
A second visit to Palestine frustrated
Leaves Europe for good
Scarsdale
Concerts outdoors
War in Europe
Disappointment in Boston
Sigmund's tale
Cellist at Large: November 1939 to February 1941
218(18)
Heifetz
Brahms's Double Concerto
'Toscanini's Children'
National Orchestral Association recordings
Split with Hindemith
California
Albert Hirsch
Difficult Times: February 1941 to 10 May 1942
236(24)
Meagre pickings
Heifetz, Rubinstein, Primrose in California
Curtis Institute
Building a house
A Toch concerto
Marriage difficulties
Patriotic duties
An Untimely End
260(8)
Miracle Worker: Writing, Teaching, Performing
268(24)
Feuermann's Recordings: Europe and Japan
292(22)
American Recordings
314(21)
Appendix I: Feuermann's Fees 335(4)
Appendix II: Feuermann's Cellos, Bows, Strings 339(8)
Appendix III: Chronological List of Known Recording Sessions and Broadcasts 347(17)
Appendix IV: 2002 Currency Value: US Dollar 364(1)
Notes 365(31)
Select Bibliography 396(5)
Index 401(18)
Accompanying CD: Track Listing 419


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