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Program Details - Nathan Milstein: Master of Invention Invention 2008-11-07 19:30:00

This program is on BBC Four

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2/2. Second in a two-part profile of Nathan Milstein, a modest violin maestro violin who died in 1992 aged 87 and was regarded as one of the finest violinists of the 20th century. ...Invention

2/2. Second in a two-part documentary by celebrated filmmaker Christopher Nupen which provides a fascinating and intimate portrait of one of the finest violinists of the 20th century, Nathan Mironovich Milstein.

Respected by his contemporaries, his career was one of the longest in the history of classical music, spanning a remarkable 73 years. Throughout his life, Milstein scrupulously avoided publicity and it took Nupen three years to persuade this most modest of musicians to take part in this film. [S]



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