Music: Intermission in Java

The name of Szymon Goldberg is not yet familiar to most U.S. concertgoers, but fanciers of fiddling have known it for years. They have willingly paid high prices for his imported records, though they could get U.S. recordings of better-known violinists for less. From Violinist Goldberg, who was concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic at 20, they heard none of the showy virtuosity that often gets between a composer and his audience. The secret of Szymon Goldberg's art is not its showmanship but its selflessness.

Last week, for the third time in ten years, a Carnegie Hall audience saw, heard, and applauded Violinist...

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