Fiddling Around

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famous witticism --- one that marked ansea cliange of style and performancenpractice. Elman attended the CarnegienHall debut of Jascha Heifetz (Octobern27, 1917) in the company of the eminentnpianist Leopold Godowsky; andnwhen Elman remarked "Isn't it awfullynhot in this hall?" Godowsky replied,n"Not for pianists." The humor of thatnanecdote has . . .

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