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Mendelssohn/Saint-Saens: Violin Sonatas

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Fat Double (a 2.5cm thick jewel case, fits several
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Mendelssohn/saint-saens: Violin Sonatas
Mendelssohn/saint-saens: Violin Sonatas


This enthralling double album brings together opposites that normally would not attract: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's violin sonatas (including the surprisingly original Violin Sonata in F major by the eleven-year-old child prodigy), and Camille Saint-Saëns's contribution to the same genre when this composer (who had also begun his career as a wunderkind) was a mature master. Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Jacques Rouvier very unpretentiously present this carefully preserved treasure from the legendary Denon Archive as that which it is: great music. The many facets of this gem long absent from the catalogue but now available on this new release is a welcome addition to the catalogue.


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  2. Mendelssohn: Sonata For Violin And Piano (1838)
  3. Sonata For Violin And Piano Op. 4 (1825)
  4. Sonata For Violin And Piano (1820) (
  5. Saint-Saens: Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 1 Op. 73
  6. Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 2 Op. 102
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