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A Tribute to Erling Blöndal Bengtsson. The Live Icelandic Recordings 1973–9: works by Elgar*, Schubert, Corelli, Weber, Chopin, Prokofiev (arr. Piatigorsky), Saint-Saëns & Rimsky-Korsakov

A birthday tribute to a great Scandinavian cellist

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Musicians
Erling Blöndal Bengtsson (cello) Árni Kristjánsson (piano) Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Jean-Pierre Jacquillat*
Composer
Elgar, Schubert, Corelli, Weber, Chopin, Prokofiev (arr. Piatigorsky), Saint-Saëns & Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalogue number
Danacord DACOCD 724
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