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Fantasy and Farewell. McLean: Suite. Schumann: Märchenbilder op.113 (arr. McLean). Shostakovich: Viola Sonata op.147 (arr. V. Mendelssohn)

Three unrelated viola works performed with varying success

Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Musicians
Roger Myers (viola) London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Francis
Composer
McLean, Schumann, Shostakovich
Catalogue number
Delos DE 3441
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Fauré

Musicians:

Schubert Ensemble

Schumann, Bartók, Kreisler

Musicians:

Gidon Kremer (violin) Martha Argerich (piano)

Brahms, Zhan-hao Ho/Chen Kang

Musicians:

Yung-Chiao Wei (double bass) Chao-I Chou (piano)

Brahms

Musicians:

Emerson Quartet, Leon Fleisher (piano)

Schumann

Musicians:

Gringolts Quartet, Peter Laul (piano)

Tavener, Vaughan Williams

Musicians:

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Musicians:

Leon Bosch (double bass) Sung-Suk Kang (piano)

De Machy

Musicians:

Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba)

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