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Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op.64 (1832 version), String Octet in E flat major op.20, Hexenlied op.8 no.8, Suleika op.34 no.4, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges op.34 no.2

Thursday, 01 November 2007
Musicians
Daniel Hope (violin) Lucy Gould (violin) Sophie Besançon (violin) Christian Eisenberger (violin) Pascal Siffert (viola) Stewart Eaton (viola) William Conway (cello) Kate Gould (cello) Sebastian Knauer (piano) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)
Composer
Mendelssohn
Catalogue number
Deutsche Grammophon 477 6634
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