Nicola Benedetti on the extremes of Mozart's Violin Concerto no.5
In this extract from the 2015 BBC documentary The Joy of Mozart, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti talks about the surprises and sheer euphoria in the fifth violin concerto, often referred to as the ‘Turkish’.
Norwegian early music specialist Rolf Lislevand plays the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ Stradivari, the only guitar by the maker which is currently playable.
The piece is a Tarantela by Spanish Baroque composer Santiago de Murcia.
Read: The ‘Sabionari’ Stradivarius guitar, 1679 [gallery]