Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann ()

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann - Carolin Widmann (violin); Chamber Orchestra of Europe
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  1. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  2. Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23
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Recordings of Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, are abundant, and even the pairing with the rarer Robert Schumann Violin Concerto, WoO 23, of 1853 are not as infrequent as they used to be. The thorny Schumann concerto has undergone a reevaluation upward, and plenty of players now concur with the judgment of Yehudi Menuhin: "This concerto is the historically missing link of the violin literature; it is the bridge between the Beethoven and the Brahms concertos, though leaning more towards Brahms." ...

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann 2016, ECM

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