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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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Poulenc, Ives, Gershwin, Ravel

Musicians:

Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) Huw Watkins (piano)

Domenico Gabrielli, Rognoni, Frescobaldi & Selma y Salaverde

Musicians:

Richard Tunnicliffe (cello/bass violin) James Johnstone...

Rózsa

Musicians:

Philippe Graffin (violin) Raphael Wallfisch (cello)...

Schnittke

Musicians:

Molinari Quartet

Enescu, Ligeti, Kurtág, Dinicu, Ravel, Sanchez-Chiong

Musicians:

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) Emila Kopatchinskaja...

Prokofiev

Musicians:

James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz Moretti (violin) Andrew Armstrong...

Hytta

Musicians:

Anne Hytta (Hardanger fiddle/viola d’amore/vielle)

Zemlinsky

Musicians:

Escher Quartet

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