Featured Album: Mendelssohn and the Violin

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Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor is a captivating and widely performed work. It’s filled with subtlety and beauty, and a healthy dose of flash. This week’s Featured Album also includes two works from a very young Felix, who was as much of a prodigy as Mozart. Chinese violinist Tianwa Yang plays with the Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä (pronounced YOU-VAS-KUH-LAH), conducted by the legendary flutist Patrick Gallois.

Featured Album: Mozart Symphonies with DNCO and Fischer

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Adam Fischer has been the Principal Conductor of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra since 1998, and has since embarked on a ambitious journey to record all of Mozart’s symphonies and operas. Our Featured Album highlights five early symphonies from an 11 year-old. Here’s a sample of some of their work with Mozart’s Idomeneo. Mozart.

Quartetto di Cremona

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Our Featured Album is all Beethoven with Quartetto di Cremona. Here they are playing Webern’s ultra-romantic Langsamer Satz.

Bernstein’s Music for Band

Take a look behind the scenes of this week’s Featured Album…

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