Music: Master Cooking

The names on the program at Chicago's Ravinia Park were familiar enough; Chicagoans had heard Artur Rubinstein, Jascha Heifetz and Gregor Piatigorsky as brilliant, and highly individual, soloists. All summer, musical Chicago had been wondering what would happen when the three virtuosos got together in a trio for the first time.*

Tight-lipped Fiddler Heifetz, voluble little Pianist Rubinstein and hulking Cellist Piatigorsky had been wondering the same thing. Said Piatigorsky: "If you have one man who is very meticulous and precise, one who is more general and one who is ... ah ... melancholy,...

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