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Lydia Mordkovich pays tribute to David Oistrakh. Locatelli: Sonata op.6 no.7 ‘Au tombeau’, Caprice no.23 ‘Il labirinto armonico’. Ysaÿe: Sonata op.27 no.2. Chausson: Poème op.25. Shostakovich: Sonata op.134. Rachmaninoff: Daisies (arr. Kreisler)

Monday, 01 November 2010
Musicians
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) Nicholas Walker, Marina Gusak-Grin, Clifford Benson, James Kirby (piano)
Composer
Locatelli, Ysaÿe, Chausson, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff
Catalogue number
CHANDOS CHAN 10612X
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