Jascha Heifetz

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Jascha Heifetz (; 2 February  [O.S. 20 January] 1901 – 10 December 1987) was a Russian born violinist. Many consider him to be the greatest violinist of all time. Born in Wilno, Russian Empire (present-day Vilnius, Lithuania), he moved as a teenager to the United States, where his Carnegie Hall debut was rapturously received. He was a virtuoso since childhood—Fritz Kreisler, another leading violinist of the twentieth century, said on hearing Heifetz's debut, "We might as well take our fiddles and break them across our knees."

He had a long and successful performing and recording career; after an injury to his right (bowing) arm, he focused on teaching.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1935 Violin Concerto in D Minor Jean Sibelius; Jascha Heifetz, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 1
1987 Bruch: Concerto no. 1 / Scottish Fantasy / Vieuxtemps: Concerto no. 5 Bruch, Vieuxtemps; Jascha Heifetz, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent 3
1988 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, op. 61 / Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 Ludwig van Beethoven, New York Philharmonic, Jascha Heifetz & Dimitri Mitropoulos 1
1988 Tchaikovsky: Trio Op. 50 / Mendelssohn: Trio Op. 49 Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn; Arthur Rubinstein, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky 2
1989 Concerto no. 5 / Sonata / Quintet Mozart; Jascha Heifetz 1
1990 Wieniawski: Violin Concerto no. 2 / Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto / Glazunov: Violin Concerto / Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Wieniawski, Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Sarasate; Heifetz 1
1993 Jascha Heifetz Recital Jascha Heifetz 1
1993 Violin Concertos Brahms, Tchaikovsky; Jascha Heifetz, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 4
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 16: Violin Sonatas Beethoven; Heifetz 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 20: Concertos Bruch, Conus, Wieniawski; Heifetz 1
1998 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Mendelssohn; Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
2000 Double Concertos Bach, Mozart, Brahms; Jascha Heifetz 3
2000 Jascha Heifetz Collection, Volume 5: The Russian Recordings, 1911 Jascha Heifetz 1
2001 The Unpublished Recordings Beethoven, Lalo, Chausson; Jascha Heifetz 1
2003 Sonate e partite per Violino Solo Jascha Heifetz 1
2003 Violin Concerto (In D) Beethoven; Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra 1
Violin Sonatas, Volume 2 Beethoven; Jascha Heifetz 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1985 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Brahms; Jascha Heifetz 2
1986 Violin Concertos Sibelius, Prokofiev, Glazunov; Jascha Heifetz, Walter Hendl, Charles Munch 5
1988 The Decca Masters, Volume 2 Gershwin, Foster, Weill, Berlin; Jascha Heifetz 1
1988 Violin Concertos Walton, Elgar; Jascha Heifetz, William Walton, Malcolm Sargent 1
1989 Ravel: Trio / Debussy & Respighi: Sonatas / Martinů: Duo for Violin & Cello Maurice Ravel, Respighi, Debussy, Martinů; Jascha Heifetz, Arthur Rubinstein, Gregor Piatigorsky 2
1989 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 43: Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto no. 2 "Il profeti" Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Ferguson, Françaix, K. Khatchaturian; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, De Pasquale 2
1990 The Decca Masters, Volume 1 Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Brahms; Jascha Heifetz 1
1991 Violin Concertos Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Glazunov; Jascha Heifetz, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir John Barbirolli 2
1993 The Virtuoso Jascha Heifetz Jascha Heifetz 1
1994 Selections from the Heifetz Collection Jascha Heifetz 1
1994 Concertos pour violon Mozart, Mendelssohn, Vieuxtemps; Jascha Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 1: The Acoustic Recordings 1917 - 1924 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 2: 1925-1934 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 3: 1934-1937 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 4: 1935-1939 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 7: 1949-1951 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 8: 1950-1955 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 9: Chamber Music Collection I Mozart, Handel, Grieg, Sinding; Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 10: Chamber Music Collection II Beethoven, Mozart; Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 17: Sonatas and Partitas Bach; Heifetz 2
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 18: EMI Masters Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 19: 51 Miniatures 1944-1946 Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volumes 11-15: The Concerto Collection Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Bruch, Glazunov, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Vieuxtemps; Heifetz 1
1995 Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn; Jascha Heifetz 2
1995 Jascha Heifetz in the Golden Thirties, Volume II: Heifetz Fireworks Jascha Heifetz 1
1995 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 24: Bach: Concertos / Mozart / Paganini / Vitali Bach, Mozart, Paganini, Vitali; Heifetz 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 6: 1946-1947 Heifetz 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 21: Korngold: Concerto / Rózsa: Concerto / Tema con variazioni / Waxman: "Carmen" Fantasy Korngold, Rózsa, Waxman; Heifetz, Piatigorsky 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 22: Showpieces Lalo, Saint‐Saëns, Sarasate, Chausson; Heifetz 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 23: Concertos Walton, Gruenberg; Heifetz 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 25: Beethoven: Serenade, op. 8 / Spohr: Concerto no. 8, op. 47 / Double Quartet, op. 65 Beethoven, Spohr; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 28: Brahms: Quintet, op. 111 / Beethoven: Trio, op. 70 no. 2 Brahms, Beethoven; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Pennario 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 30: Mozart: Concerto no. 4 / Beethoven: Trio, op. 1 no. 1 / Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Cello Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Lateiner, Sargent 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 34: Mozart: Quintet, K. 515 / Bach: Chaconne / Mendelssohn: Trio, op. 66 Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose, Pennario 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 41: Dvořák: Quintet, op. 81 / Brahms: Sextet, op. 36 Dvořák, Brahms; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose, Lateiner 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 42: Schubert: Fantasie / Brahms: Piano Quartet / Beethoven: Trio Schubert, Brahms, Beethoven; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose, Lateiner 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 45: Music of France Saint‐Saëns, Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, Poulenc; Heifetz 1
1997 The Rubinstein Collection, Volume 12: Beethoven: Piano Trio, op. 97 "Archduke" / Schubert: Piano Trio no. 1, op. 99 Beethoven, Schubert; Arthur Rubinstein, Jascha Heifetz, Emanuel Feuermann 3
1998 Violin Greatest Hits Jascha Heifetz 1
1999 Legendary Heifetz Heifetz 2
2000 The Rubinstein Collection, Volume 24: Mendelssohn / Brahms: Piano Trios Arthur Rubinstein, Jascha Heifetz 1
2000 The Supreme Jascha Heifetz 1
2000 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Brahms; Jascha Heifetz, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky 1
2000 Great Violinists: Heifetz Brahms, Bruch, Glazunov; Jascha Heifetz 2
2001 Mozart: Violin Concertos nos. 4 & 5 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64 Mozart, Mendelssohn; Jascha Heifetz, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Barbirolli 1
2001 Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos nos. 4 & 5 / Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso / Havanaise / Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen / Waxman: "Carmen" Fantasy Vieuxtemps, Saint‐Saëns, Sarasate, Waxman; Jascha Heifetz, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, RCA Victor Orchestra, John Barbirolli, Malcolm Sargent, Donald Voorhees 1
2001 Violin Concertos Prokofiev, Gruenberg; Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux 1
2001 Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski, Sibelius; Jascha Heifetz, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Barbirolli, Thomas Beecham 1
2002 Heifetz Rediscovered: Violin Sonatas Brahms, Grieg; Jascha Heifetz 1
2003 The Great Violinists Yehudi Menuhin, Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, Albert Sammons, Maud Powell 1
2006 It Ain't Necessarily So Heifetz 2
2008 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 40: Gershwin and Encores Gershwin; Heifetz 1
2008 The Master Violinist Jascha Heifetz 1
2010 The Complete Album Collection Jascha Heifetz 1
2010 Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in G Minor / Mozart: Concerto No. 4 in D Major / Mozart: Concerto No. 5 in A Major Bruch, Mozart; Heifetz, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent 1
2013 Jascha Heifetz Plays Great Violin Sonatas Jascha Heifetz 1
2013 The Heifetz Piatigorsky Concerts: Album Collection Heifetz, Piatigorsky 1
2013 The Very Best of Jascha Heifetz Jascha Heifetz 1
Great Violinists: Heifetz Elgar, Walton; Jascha Heifetz 1
Jascha Heifetz: Portrait Jascha Heifetz 1
The Heifetz Collection, Volume 5: 1939-1946 Heifetz 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 46: The Final Recital Franck, Strauss, Bach, Debussy, Kreisler, Ravel, Rachmaninoff; Heifetz 1
1998 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Wagner: Parsifal Mendelssohn, Wagner; Jascha Heifetz, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1918 Chorus of Dervishes L. van Beethoven; Jascha Heifetz, André Benoist 1
1927 Ave Maria / Rondo Schubert; Jascha Heifetz 1
Stimmung (An Impression) / Waltz (in D major) Joseph Achron, Leopold Godowsky, Jascha Heifetz, Isidor Achron, Samuel Chotzinoff 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Violin Concertos Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms; Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 1
1999 Heifetz play Bach. Sonatas & Concerto for Two Violins Heifetz 1

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