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Takemitsu: Distance de fée. Hindemith: Violin Sonata in E (1935). Janáček: Violin Sonata. Silvestrov: Five Pieces

A mismatched duo makes for disappointing performances of 20th-century repertoire

Thursday, 01 December 2011
Musicians
Natascia Gazzana (violin) Raffaella Gazzana (piano)
Composer
Takemitsu, Hindemith, Janáček, Silvestrov
Catalogue number
ECM 476 4428
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Stravinsky (arr. Dushkin), Bloch, Hindemith, Schoenberg, Prokofiev, Ravel

Musicians:

Noah Bendix-Balgley (violin) Reiko Hozu (piano)

Stachowski

Musicians:

Dorota Imielowska (cello) Beethoven Academy Orchestra/Piotr...

Dvořák

Musicians:

Musica Viva/Alexander Rudin (director/cello)

Schoenberg

Musicians:

Fred Sherry Quartet, Rolf Schulte (violin) Christopher...

Fauré, Duparc

Musicians:

Anssi Kartunnen (cello) Tuija Hakkila (piano)

Beethoven

Musicians:

Nash Ensemble

Korngold

Musicians:

Doric Quartet, Jennifer Stumm* (viola) Bartholomew ...

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