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Violinist Judith Ingolfsson and pianist Vladimir Stoupel perform César Franck's Violin Sonata as well as rarities such as Théodore Dubois' Violin Sonata and Eugène Ysaÿe's Poème élégiaque. BELOW: Ingolfsson and Stoupel perform the second-movement "Allegro" from Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano, from a live recording in Santander, April 2018.
A specialist in Baroque violin, French violinist Hélène Schmit performs solo works by the virtuoso Baroque violinist and composer Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755), as well two solo violin works by the contemporary composer Florentine Mulsant that are inspired by Baroque aesthetics and dedicated to Schmitt. BELOW: Hélène Schmitt performs Pisendel's Sonata for violin in A minor, I. Largo:
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