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“Our String Thing: Elgar and Sheng Violin, Grasso and Wingold Guitar”

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In this episode, we discuss recordings of Monteverde by Anna Lucia Richter and Ensemble Claudiana, violin concerto/sonata recordings of Elgar by Renaud Capuçon, Bright Sheng’s “Let Fly” violin concerto, solo guitar recordings by Pasquale Grasso and Frank Wingold, and “Natural Habitat” by alto saxophonist/bass clarinetist Michael Thomas.


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Episode 12 Deezer Playlist


“Monteverdi: Il Delirio Della Passione” (Pentatone)

Anna Lucia Richter, Luca Pianca, Ensemble Claudiana


“Elgar: Violin Concerto & Violin Sonata” (Erato)

Renaud Capuçon (violin), Stephen Hough (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle


“Bright Sheng: Let Fly – Violin Concerto” (Naxos)

Dan Zhu (violin), Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Bright Sheng


“Solo Ballads” (Masterworks)

Pasquale Grasso

Over the Rainbow:


“To Be Frank” (Berthold Records)

Frank Wingold

To Be Frank CD Teaser:


“Natural Habitat” (Sunnyside Records)

Michael Thomas


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