The best of Pa­ganini

Our rec­om­mended lis­ten­ing…

BBC Music Magazine - - Niccolò Paganini -

24 Caprices for solo vi­o­lin, Op. 1

James Ehnes (vi­o­lin)

‘Ehnes has re­turned to these cor­us­cat­ing “fin­ger­break­ers”, play­ing with the same glow­ing tonal fi­nesse as be­fore, but with a new lyri­cal in­ten­sity’

(De­cem­ber 2009)

Onyx ONYX4044

Vi­o­lin Con­certo No. 1 Hi­lary Hahn (vi­o­lin);

Swedish Ra­dio Sym­phony Orches­tra/eiji Oue

‘Hi­lary Hahn plays the con­certo with such effortless com­mand that the lis­tener might be fooled...’

(Novem­ber 2006)

DG 477 6485

Moses Fan­tasy

Ne­manja Radulovic (vi­o­lin); Les Trilles du Di­able, Orchestre Sym­phonique de la Raï/eiji Oue

‘Radulovic makes even the vir­tu­oso-in-melt­down Moses Fan­tasy sound like minted gold.’ (Novem­ber 2014)

DG 481 0655

Pa­ganini: Ar­range­ments Ar­range­ments by

Fritz Kreisler for Vi­o­lin and Pi­ano

Philippe Quint (vi­o­lin), Dmitriy Co­gan (pi­ano)

‘Quint pos­sesses the ideal com­bi­na­tion of tonal al­lure, technical fi­nesse and ex­pres­sive in­ten­sity to bring these adap­ta­tions pul­sat­ingly to life.’ (Novem­ber 2010) Naxos 8.570703

… and view­ing

24 Caprices for solo vi­o­lin, Op. 1

Alexan­der Markov (vi­o­lin) Bruno Mon­sain­geon’s 1989 film bril­liantly cap­tures the emo­tional and technical de­mands of the Caprices, played by Rus­sian vir­tu­oso Alexan­der Markov.

Kul­tur Video

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