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Hidden Treasure

A generous, wide-ranging viola collection from an eloquent player

Sunday, 26 May 2013
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Musicians
Rivka Golani (viola) Michael Hampton (piano)
Composer
Rubinstein, Vieuxtemps, Enescu, Bowen, Mendelssohn, Pártos & Zimbalist
Catalogue number
Hungaroton Classic HCD 32721–22 (two discs)
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Shostakovich (arr. Strakhov and Borisovsky)

Musicians:

Lawrence Power (viola) Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Dvořák

Musicians:

Zemlinsky Quartet, Josef Kluson (viola)

Bruch, Mendelssohn, Beethoven

Musicians:

Philippe Quint (violin) Orquesta Sinfónica de Mineria/Carlos...

Beethoven, Sulkhan Tsinrsadze

Musicians:

Lisa Batiashvili (violin/director) Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie...

Kreisler, Zimbalist, Ysaÿe

Musicians:

Fine Arts Quartet, Philharmonic Orchestra of Europe/Otis...

Elgar, Dvořák ,Respighi, Vasks

Musicians:

Sol Gabetta (cello) Danish National Symphony Orchestra/Mario...

Mozart

Musicians:

Takako Nishizaki (violin) Benjamin Loeb (piano)

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