Elgar: Violin Concerto in B minor op.61


There is a certain pedigree to this recording of Elgar’s Violin Concerto. Nikolaj Znaider plays the Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ instrument of 1741 on which Kreisler, the work’s dedicatee, gave the first performance, while that grand old Elgarian Colin Davis gave his own first performance of it with Yehudi Menuhin, who ...

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