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Augustin Hadelich has a new album out now, called Recuerdos – featuring works by Sarasate, Prokofiev, Britten and Tarrega, brought together, perhaps surprisingly, by a Spanish theme. Augustin explains what draws these pieces together.
The piece that gives the album its name, Recuerdos de la Alhambra features some rather impressive ricochet bowing on Augustin’s recording. If you struggle with ricochet – let’s be honest, who doesn’t? – then listen out for Augustin’s thoughts and approaches to this technique.
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Britten Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.15 - II. Vivace - Animando – Largamento
Augustin Hadelich, violin / WDR Symphonie Orchestra / Christian Măcelaru, conductor
Tarrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Arranged by Ricci)
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Photo credit: Suxiao Yang