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Season 29, Episode 7 The Art of Violin

First Aired: December 11, 2001

“The Art of Violin,” a documentary saluting virtuosos of the 20th century, includes performance clips and comments from Itzhak Perlman and others. Among those featured: Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, Yehudi Menuhin and Isaac Stern. Also: a remembrance of three artists whose careers ended early.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
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