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The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

It Don’t Mean a Thing

Mixed results in an attempt to bring the big-band sound to strings

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Musicians
String Fever/Marin Alsop (violin)
Composer
Various
Catalogue number
Naxos 8.572834
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Shostakovich & Miaskovsky

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Pacifica Quartet

Castillon, Saint-Saëns

Musicians:

Chartres Quartet

Beethoven

Musicians:

Steven Isserlis (cello) Robert Levin (fortepiano)

Schubert, Mozart, Mendelssohn

Musicians:

Elias Quartet

Baltzar

Musicians:

Patrick Wood (violin)

Bach

Musicians:

Sara Sant’Ambrogio (cello)

Lully, Marais, Muffat, Brade, Praetorius & Rossi

Musicians:

Capriccio Stravagante Les 24 Violons/Skip Sempé (director)

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