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French violinist Renaud Capuçon performs both of Bela Bartok's violin concertos, which were composed almost three decades apart and inhabit very different emotional and musical worlds. BELOW: Bartók Violin Concerto 1, excerpt from I. Andante
Kyung Wha Chung and Kevin Kenner perform a program of French works, including César Franck's Violin Sonata; Claude Debussy’s "Preludes" and "Beau Soir"; Gabriel Faure’s "Berceuse" and Franck’s Mass in A Major.BELOW: Fauré Violin Sonata in A - Allegro
This is the second volume in a series of recordings of Beethoven Violin Sonatas by violinist Chloë Hanslip and pianist Danny Driver (Here is a link to Volume 1) On Volume 2 they perform Violin Sonata No.4. Sonata No. 5 (the "Spring" Sonata) as well as Sonata No.7. BELOW: Chloë Hanslip & Danny Driver - Beethoven Violin Sonata ‘Spring,’ movement 2:
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