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Stern, Isaac 1920-2001

Overview
Works: 2,405 works in 4,759 publications in 10 languages and 57,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Concertos  Musical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Live sound recordings  Chamber music  Original cast recordings  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Conductor, Editor, Interviewee, Other, Actor, Adapter, Commentator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Musician, Arranger, Singer, Host
Classifications: M1012, 784.272
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Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

58 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is a precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
The piano quartets, opp. 25, 26 & 60 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

54 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a wonderful recording of two indispensable masterpieces. By adding the viola, which he loved to play, to the popular piano trio, Mozart became "the father of the piano quartet" with these very different works, the first somber and dramatic, though it ends with a sprightly finale, the second lyrical and serene. Mozart treats all the instruments as equals, but primarily alternates piano and strings, bringing them together in climactic moments. This means that the musicians must inwardly participate in the music-making during long rests to create continuity and seamless give-and-take, a subtle problem these performers solve admirably. These four superb soloists have a rapport so strong that thoughts and feelings seem to flow between them in an unbroken current. Their playing is technically impeccable; their phrasing and style are unanimous, elegant, and flexible; their tone, though each player has a different one, is beautiful and expressive; the piano sings ravishingly; Ax adds discreet, improvisatory embellishments, especially in repeats. They bring out all of Mozart's mercurial moods, the light and shadow, repose and passion, joy and sorrow. --Edith Eisler
Sonatas for piano & violin by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

22 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonate e-Moll für Violine und Klavier, KV 304 / Sonate F-Dur für Violine und Klavier, KV 377 / Sonate Es-Dur für Violine und Klavier, KV 481 / Sonate F-Dur für Violine und Klavier, KV 547
Classic Yo-Yo by Yo-Yo Ma( Recording )

6 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Mao to Mozart : Isaac Stern in China by Isaac Stern( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Isaac Stern to China where he taught classical music to Chinese students. Contains a segment on the suffering of Chinese musicians during the Cultural Revolution
Violin concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of Mendelssohn's Concerto in E minor and Tchaidovsky's Concerto in D major by Isaac Stern with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy
Fiddler on the roof : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Flute quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

31 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartett D-Dur für Flöte, Violine, Viola und Violoncello, KV 285 / G-Dur, KV 285a / C-Dur, KV 285b / A-Dur, KV 298
Concerto no. 1, in D major, for violin and orchestra, op. 19 ; Concerto no. 2, in G minor, for violin and orchestra, op. 63 by Sergey Prokofiev( Recording )

26 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfgang Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Le quattro stagioni = Die vier Jahreszeiten = The four seasons : op. 8, no. 1-4 by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quattro Stagioni: Concerti per violino, archi e continuo, op.8: n.1 in mi maggiore, R 269; n.2 in sol minore, R 315; n.3 in fa maggiore, R 293; n.4 in fa minore, R 297 / Concerto grosso in re maggiore per violino, due oboi, due corni, archi e continuo, R 562a
Serenade for solo violin, string orchestra, harp, and percussion by Leonard Bernstein( )

24 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto in D major, for violin and orchestra, op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

49 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) FRANCESCATTI, Zino (violin). (1) COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. (1) WALTER, Bruno (conductor)
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break
Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos, D. 956 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double concerto : op. 102 ; Piano quartet no. 3, op. 60 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

7 editions published in 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie espagnole by Edouard Lalo( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This concerto is performed two times: first with the violin soloist on the right channel for easy removal by the at home player. This enables the violinist to study the score and listen to an interpretation by a professional performer of the highest skills. Then the orchestra performs the complete concerto again to accompany the "solo performance."
String sextet in B-flat major, op. 18 ; Theme and variations for piano ; String sextet in G major, op. 36 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto in D major, for violin and orchestra, op. 77 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

36 editions published between 1953 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert of the century : celebrating the 85th anniversary of Carnegie Hall (1891-1976)( Recording )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Schmann, Bach and Handel performed by the New York Philharmonic and the Oratorio Society
 
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Fiddler on the roof
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Aizeks Sterns

Isaac Stern Amerikaans auteur

Isaac Stern amerykański skrzypek

Isaac Stern houslista a dirigent

Isaac Stern músic estatunidenc

Isaac Stern músico estadounidense

Isaac Stern US-amerikanischer Violinist

Isaac Stern violinista ucraino

Isaac Stern violoniste américain

Isaac Stern yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Stern

Stern, Ajzek 1920-2001

Άιζακ Στερν

Стерн, Айзек

Ісаак Стерн

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Իսահակ Շտերն

אייזק שטרן

אייזק שטרן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

שטרן, איזק 1920-2001

שטרן, אייזק 1920-2001

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ไอแซก สเติร์น

ისააკ შტერნი

아이작 스턴

アイザック・スターン

スターン, アイザック

艾萨克·斯特恩

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