Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
James Feddeck — Conductor
Jaime Laredo — Violin
Jennifer Koh — Violin
SymphonyCast 07/21/2014 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 07/21/2014 (Hour 2)
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MENDELSSOHN: "The Fair Melusina" Overture
ANNA CLYNE: Prince of Clouds
BACH: Concerto in d for Two Violins, BWV 1043
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 3 in D
BUSONI: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35a
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, Jaime Laredo, violin; Ferruiccio Busoni
Classical Society 124
VIVALDI: Summer from the Four Seasons
os Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Vivaldi the Four Seasons
This version of 2x4 doesn't involve lumber, it's an ingenious way to set up a program of four different works for dueling violins.
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