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It Don’t Mean a Thing

Mixed results in an attempt to bring the big-band sound to strings

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Musicians
String Fever/Marin Alsop (violin)
Composer
Various
Catalogue number
Naxos 8.572834
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Bantock, Scott, Sacheverell Coke

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Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin/viola) Matthew Rickard...

Respighi

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Ilona Then-Bergh (violin) Michael Schäfer (piano) ...

Barber

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Christian Poltéra (cello) Kathryn Stott (piano) Bergen...

DuOud, Lewis, Hermann, Bartók, Barley, Kodály, N’Dour, Bratsch & Weather Report

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Viktoria Mullova (violin) Matthew Barley Ensemble

Krenek

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Ernst Kovacic, Leopoldinum Orchestra

Elgar & Bach

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Gade, Schumann

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Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin) Edoardo Torbianelli...

Henze

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Peter Sheppard Skærved (violin) Saarbrucken Radio Symphony...

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