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    To those of you who love violin virtuosi, I strongly recommend to get any recording
    you can find of those guys:
    Eduard Grach
    Igor Politkovsky
    Yulian (or Julian) Sitkovetsky
    Andrei Korsakoff
    Boris Goldstein (or Golshtein)
    Samuiil Furer
    Elizabetta Gilels (yes,the sister)
    Oleg Kagan
    Viktor Pikhaizen
    All of them were just great.

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    .....and dead?


    It would be nice to hear them play live. Sadly I don't have those kinds of connections

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    Grach, Kagan and Pikaizen are alive. Gilels I think is alive too. And you can add Valery Igorovich Oistrakh.

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