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Alisa Weilerstein (cello)
Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim
Weilerstein avoids nostalgia [in the Elgar] and produces instead an account that is full of passion, grief and nobility of feeling...Her interpretation [of the Carter], at once remarkably expressive... — More…
Joshua Bell (violin/director)
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Bell, now in charge of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, proves a capable conductor as well as, when required, a sumptuous Romantic violinist. He is fully aware of the performance practices... — More…
CD/DVD tribute to 12 of the world’s finest instruments
James Ehnes (violin and viola) & Eduard Laurel (piano)
The icing on the cake is provided by the DVD, which shows how Ehnes achieves miracles at close hand, including his unconventional left-hand thumb extension and relatively firm bow-hold. Beautifully... — More…
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan
Fritz Kreisler (violin), Thomas Petre (violins), William Primrose (viola), Laurie Kennedy (cello), with Franz Rupp (piano), with Michael Raucheisen (piano), with Arpád Sándor (piano)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald,...
Listening to these recordings today you can hear his remarkable sound – characterised by an almost constant, but varied vibrato. He tended to avoid using his fourth finger in order to maintain... — More…