Eugene told me about studying with Heifetz, but never mentioned that story. His passing was a great loss to everybody who loves the violin, and especially the music of Paganini, which has never known a better performer.
My son who’s practising Witches Dance for the coming ABRSM felt the great difference after hearing this.
Suzuki violin students learn the theme from Witches’ Dance in Book 2. Audiences at the time were shocked by the new sounds and dazzling effects which he employed.
I’ll check the book you mentioned. Eugene was written up in “The Way They Play,” in case you might be interested. Theme from 'Witches' Dance' - Jennifer Jeon Accompanied by Jungjoo Bae A Violin for His Glory. © 2020 The Listeners' Club. Here is the original piece by Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840).
We shall hear his teacher’s comments in the next lesson. He started to play with a different style now. All Rights Reserved. Audiences at the time were shocked by the new sounds and dazzling effects which he employed. Hope you guys enjoy it! For practice or performance. I’m writing this on my iPad, so I gotta quit now or I’ll get nuts. Skip to content. Enter your email address to subscribe to The Listeners' Club and receive notifications of new posts by email. If you have any suggestions or requests let me know is the comment section below! We once held a master class for Eugene in her home. I could go on bigtime otherwise.Thank you for sharing your story about your personal connection to Fodor, Jack. Fodor is featured in Book 3.It’s wonderfully played. Suzuki Book 2 Violin – Theme From “Witches Dance”. Through his virtuosity, Paganini transformed violin playing. Thank you for sharing this.A native of Upstate New York, Timothy Judd has been a member of the Richmond Symphony violin section since 2001. Hearing it moved me to tears, as Eugene was a dear friend of mine and I’ve never heard him play it before. I asked him if he could that and he said, “Can’t everybody?”“The Way They Play” is an excellent series. You wouldn’t have believed Eugene’s downbow staccato, which I suspect he used on this recording in one place. Theme from 'Witches' Dance' - Jennifer Jeon Accompanied by Jungjoo Bae A Violin for His Glory.
In addition to performing and teaching, Timothy Judd is the author of the popular classical music appreciation blog, The Listeners’ Club…This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. A lot of books there! Its incredibly soulful playing.Regarding Fodor’s down bow staccato, there is a story that Boris Schwarz tells in Thanks for the anecdote, Tim. Theme from Witches' Dance by Paganini, Suzuki Book 2, Play-Through AllysonsViolinStudio96,076 views 4:44 G.F. Handel, Bourree - Jennifer Jeon제니퍼 전(영은) Also, you might like to know that my mother was a Suzuki teacher. This clip is taken from his 1990’s recording, Thanks, Tim, for posting this.
It says he could play fingered 10ths. He toured Europe garnering celebrity comparable to a modern day rock star.Listen to this spectacular performance by Eugene Fodor. I agree that there is something moving about this performance that is hard to put into words. Please Like, Share to other suzuki … Through his virtuosity, Paganini transformed violin playing.