Ida Haendel, Ivor Newton & Bela Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances - K 1873 – (Condition - 90-95%) - 78 RPM

Ida Haendel, CBE (born 15 December 1928 is a British violinist of Polish birth.

Born in 1928 to a Polish Jewish family in Chełm, her talents were evident when she picked up her father’s violin at   the age of three. Major competition wins paved the way for success. Performing the Beethoven Violin Concerto, she won the Warsaw Conservatory's Gold Medal and the first Huberman Prize in 1933. At the age of seven she competed against towering virtuosos – the likes of Oistrakh and Neveu – to become a laureate of the first Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in 1935. These accolades enabled her to study with the esteemed pedagogues Carl Flesch in London and George Enescu in Paris. During World War II she played in factories and for British and American troops. In 1937 her London debut under the baton of Sir Henry Wood brought her worldwide critical acclaim, and began a lifelong association with The Proms, where she has appeared 68 times.

 

Ivor Newton CBE (15 December 1892 – 21 April 1981) was an English pianist who was particularly noted as an accompanist to international singers and string players. He was one of the first to bring a distinct personality to the accompanist's role. He toured extensively to all continents and appeared at music festivals such as Salzburg and Edinburgh. His career lasted over 60 years.

He was born in Limehouse, London. His studies were with York Bowen, Isidor Snook in Amsterdam, Raimund von   zur-Mühlen, Conraad van Bos in Berlin, and Victor Beigel in London.

In 1926 he persuaded William Primrose, then a violinist, to study with Eugène Ysaÿe, who, in turn persuaded him to take up the viola, the instrument that made him famous.

In 1940 he organised a concert at the UK Embassy in Washington in aid of British War Relief. He was also a member of concert parties entertaining troops in Egypt, Iraq, Iran and the Persian Gulf. Kirsten Flagstad was known for never changing her mind once it was made up. However, Ivor Newton managed to persuade her to come out of retirement for a Prom Concert in 1957 honouring the 50th anniversary of the death of her countryman Edvard Grieg. In 1966 he published an autobiography, At the Piano: the world of an accompanist (London: Hamish Hamilton). He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1973.

 

Béla Viktor János Bartók 25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest composers (Gillies 2001). Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of comparative musicology, which later became ethnomusicology.

Béla Bartók was born in the small Banatian town of Nagyszentmiklós in the Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (since 1920 Sânnicolau Mare, Romania) on 25 March 1881. Bartók had a diverse ancestry. On his father's side, the Bartók family was a Hungarian lower noble family, originating from Borsodszirák, Borsod county (Móser 2006a, 44), although his father's mother was of a Roman Catholic Serbian family (Bayley 2001, 16). Béla Bartók's mother, Paula (born Paula Voit), was an ethnic German, though she spoke Hungarian fluently (Bayley 2001, 16).

Béla displayed notable musical talent very early in life: according to his mother, he could distinguish between different dance rhythms that she played on the piano before he learned to speak in complete sentences (Gillies 1990, 6). By the age of four he was able to play 40 pieces on the piano and his mother began formally teaching him the next year.

Record Details

Title

Ida Haendel, Ivor Newton & Bela Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances - K 1873

Artist

Ida Haendel, Ivor Newton & Bela Bartok

Instrument

Vilon & Piano

Genre

Western Classical (Instrumental)

Language

German

Label

Decca

Made In

London

Manufacture

The Decca Records Co. Ltd.

Serial No

K 1873

Side One

  •      Jocul Cu Batu
  •      Braul
  •      Pe Loc

 

Side Two

  • Instrumental

 

Specification

Size

12 Inches

Speed

78 RPM

Record Condition

90-95%

Cover Condition

Excellent

 

Artist
Artist - 1 Ida Haendel
Artist - 2 Ivor Newton
Artist - 3 Bela Bartok
Instruments
Instrument - 1 Vilon
Instrument - 2 Piano
Record Details
Genre Western Classical (Instrumental)
Label Decca
Language German
Size 12 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Songs
Side1 - Song1 a. Jocul Cu Batu b. Braul c. Pe Loc
Side2 - Song1 Instrumental

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Ida Haendel, Ivor Newton & Bela Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances - K 1873 – (Condition - 90-95%) - 78 RPM

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