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In this video from 2008, James Ehnes plays Hora Staccato, the showpiece by Romanian composer Grigoraș Dinicu, as arranged by Heifetz. As the name suggests, its challenges lie in fast staccato notes both up- and down-bow. The piece features on Ehnes’s CD/DVD Homage released on Onyx Classics, on which he ...
James Ehnes performs Tchaikovsky's Melody, op.42 no.3 on the Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù' 'Lord Wilton' violin, 1742. The instrument was one of several great Cremonese violins associated with Yehudi Menuhin, who acquired it in 1978 from Jacques Francais in New York. On his death in 1999 ...