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Kreisler

[krahys-ler] /ˈkraɪs lər/
noun
1.
Fritz
[frits] /frɪts/ (Show IPA),
1875–1962, Austrian violinist and composer in the U.S.
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  • Mr. Kreisler's style is in sharp contrast with Mr. Kubelik's.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • "If only Kreisler would take it up when it is finished as he took up—" she began.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • It was Kreisler's Tambourin Chinois that the student played.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • So is Kreisler, one of the greatest artists, who studied in Vienna and Paris.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • Kreisler has a certain sparkling scintillance in his playing that is his only.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • What need to add that his conception of Beethoven is neither as lovely as Kreisler's nor as fascinating as Ysaye's?

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Kreisler too is made to talk of stabbing himself with a gigantic Fifth.

  • Kneisel insists on what he calls a 'musical trill,' of which Kreisler's beautiful trill is a perfect example.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • In reply to another query Mr. Kreisler reverted to the days when as a boy he studied at the Vienna Conservatory.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • As Mr. Kreisler intimated with regard to technic, practice calls for brain power.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
British Dictionary definitions for Kreisler

Kreisler

/German ˈkraislər/
noun
1.
Fritz (frɪts). 1875–1962, US violinist, born in Austria
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