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Prokofiev & Shostakovich: Violin Concertos No. 1 - Maxim Vengerov (violin); London Symphony Orchestra; Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)
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  1. Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19
  2. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99)
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This award-winning disc features the prodigious talent of 20-year-old Maxim Vengerov, the clarity of interpretation of 67-year-old Mstislav Rostropovich, and two brilliant concertos by the two greatest Russian composers of the 20th century. Vengerov plays a 1727 "Reynier" Stradivarius violin in both works, and the total effect is wondrous.Prokofiev's brittle Violin Concerto No. 1 was written before the Russian revolution which upended his life; it is free spirited and deliciously daring. Vengerov brings out all the abandon ...

Prokofiev & Shostakovich: Violin Concertos No. 1 1994, Teldec

UPC: 745099225629