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Forays. Franck: Violin Sonata in A major. Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folksong. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in A minor

Mixed results from double bass transcriptions of works ‘stolen’ from other string instruments

Monday, 01 August 2011
Musicians
Craig Butterfield (double bass) Charles Fugo (piano)
Composer
Franck, Vaughan Williams, Schubert
Catalogue number
CENTAUR Records CRC 3128
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