This is a lazy Sunday morning so I sat down at the computer and put on a CD: Sarah Chang, Debut (EMI Classics). The fact that a 9-year-old could do this with a 1/4 size instrument is mind-blowing. I realize she had made her (almost unprepared) concerto debut a year before (Paganinin #1?) and that we have had qute a few other amazing prodigies in the past. The difference is that here we have a high-quality recording of the performance. I realize that Ms. Chang is now fully-grown and must be compared to all past and present mature artists (for better or worse). Putting that aside, if you have not heard this I think you should. If you have, please take a moment to pass along your thoughts on this recording (not what she has or has not done since).
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