Heifetz as I Knew Him
By (author) Ayke Agus
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Heifetz as I Knew Him by Ayke Agus
Book DescriptionAyke Agus recalls the very afternoon he asked her to stay after class: "With that afternoon commenced my fifteen years of bittersweet association with Jascha Heifetz through hell and high water, from musical exultation to mundane daily care, a relationship in which sometimes I was the whipping post and at other times the spiritual counsellor of a superannuated, insecure, and immature child who often threw away what he wanted and wanted badly what he rejected. Through all these tribulations, music was the spiritual bond that kept us together and made it possible for me to put up with the paradox he represented." The aged Heifetz, violinist of the century, had much to tell, and Ayke, a young woman from Indonesia - Heifetz preferred "from the jungles of Java" - absorbed it all as they shared their stories about their lives and about music making.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574671216
(230mm x 150mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Amadeus Press
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ayke Agus
Ayke Agus was born in Indonesia of Dutch, Chinese, and Javanese ancestry. She began piano and violin lessons at an early age and remembers having listened to Heifetz from her infancy. A violin prodigy in Indonesia, she went to the US on a scholarship and sought out her hero.
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