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Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Alina Ibragimova (violin); Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
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  1. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  2. The Hebrides, overture for orchestra in B minor ("Fingal's Cave"), Op. 26
  3. Violin Concerto in D minor
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The novelty of this recording lies in two qualities. First is its roots in the historical-instrument movement, in the presence of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski. They don't appear to be using actual period instruments from the early 19th century, but with a total of just over 40 musicians this is a lean set of Mendelssohn performances without a doubt. The second unusual quality is the presence of Mendelssohn violin concertos in the plural. Many listeners may be unaware of the ...

Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos 2012, Hyperion

UPC: 034571177953

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