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A Tale of Two Cellos. Arrangements of works by Dvořák, Schumann, Quilter, Holst, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Monteverdi, Shostakovich, Rubinstein, William Lloyd Webber, Pergolesi, Hahn, Rachmaninoff, Purcell, Nevin, Barnby & Pärt

A generally successful collection of cello duos from a husband-and-wife team

Monday, 20 January 2014
Musicians
Julian Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, Guy Johnston, Laura van der Heijden (cello) John Lenehan (piano) Catrin Finch (harp)
Composer
Dvořák, Schumann, Quilter, Holst, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Monteverdi, Shostakovich, Rubinstein, William Lloyd Webber, Pergolesi, Hahn, Rachmaninoff, Purcell, Nevin, Barnby & Pärt
Catalogue number
NAXOS 8.573251
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