Music: Brother & Sister Act

They walked onto the Carnegie Hall stage hand in hand, as they had so often in the past. At first, in the Brahms Sonata in D Minor, they played a little tentatively, feeling their way with care. But by the time they got to Bartok's Sonata No. 1, the violin was soaring with impassioned assurance and the piano was spinning a lacy web of sound. After a fine performance of Beethoven's Sonata in A Major, the two performers joined hands again to take their smiling bows. Occasion: a joint recital of Violinist Yehudi Menuhin and his pianist sister Hephzibah, after a...

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