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The Romantic Violinist – A Celebration of Joseph Joachim. Works by Bruch, Joachim, Brahms, Dvořák, C. Schumann & Schubert

A tribute to the great 19th-century violinist lacks an authentic sense of style

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Musicians
Daniel Hope (violin/viola) Sebastian Knauer, Bengt Forsberg (piano) Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) Royal Stockholm Philharmonic/Sakari Oramo
Composer
Bruch, Joachim, Brahms, Dvořák, C. Schumann & Schubert
Catalogue number
Deutsche Grammophon 477 9301
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