Music: New Fiddler

Most of today's famous fiddlers are Russian. By rights they should have been Hungarian. For most of them were pupils of a great Hungarian fiddle teacher who happened to do most of his teaching in Russia: the late Leopold Auer. For many generations Hungary's lazy Danubian capital, Budapest, has been as noted for fine fiddling as for goulash and Tokay. Hardly less famed than expatriate Pedagogue Auer was the late Jenö de Szalatna Hubay, who stayed at home to teach other Hungarian fiddlers how to fiddle. Through aristocratic, white-bearded Hubay's studio passed...

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