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Ligeti: Violin Concerto, Lontano, Atmosphères, San Francisco Polyphony

A sonically impressive account of a masterly violin concerto

Friday, 03 January 2014
Musicians
Benjamin Schmid (violin) Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hannu Lintu (conductor)
Composer
Ligeti
Catalogue number
Ondine ODE 1213-2
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