French Impressions - Jeremy Denk (piano); Joshua Bell (violin)
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  1. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75
  2. Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8
  3. Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in G major, M. 77
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French Impressions, Joshua Bell's 2012 release on Sony, presents three great violin sonatas, prime examples of French chamber music that have been cherished for their emotional power and nostalgic coloration. Indeed, the Violin Sonata in D minor of Camille Saint-SaŰns and the Violin Sonata in A major of CÚsar Franck are so significant in French culture and evocative of their time, they are thought by literary scholars to have served as inspiration for the fictional Vinteuil Sonata in Marcel Proust's └ la recherche du temps ...

French Impressions 2012, Sony Classical

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