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The 99 Most Essential Violin Masterpieces

99 songs (12 hours and 35 minutes) Released on November 24, 2010
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 1 In E Major, RV 269, ''Spring'' (La Primavera): I. Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
3:41
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 1 In E Major, RV 269, ''Spring'' (La Primavera): II. Largo E Pianissimo Sempre
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
2:39
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 1 In E Major, RV 269, ''Spring'' (La Primavera): III. Danza Pastorale: Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
4:31
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, RV 315, ''Summer'' (L'estate): I. Allegro Non Molto - Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
5:25
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, RV 315, ''Summer'' (L'estate): II. Adagio - Presto - Adagio
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
1:38
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, RV 315, ''Summer'' (L'estate): III. Presto
Yehudi Menuhin, Camerata Lysy Gstaad and Alberto Lysy
2:50
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 3 In F Major, RV 293, ''Autumn'' (L'autunno): I. Ballo E Canto De Villanelli: Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
5:00
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 3 In F Major, RV 293, ''Autumn'' (L'autunno): II. Dormienti Ubriachi: Adagio Molto
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
2:30
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 3 In F Major, RV 293, ''Autumn'' (L'autunno): III. La Caccia: Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
3:46
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 In F Minor, RV 297, ''Winter'' (L'inverno): I. Allegro Non Molto
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
3:50
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 In F Minor, RV 297, ''Winter'' (L'inverno): II. Largo
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
2:08
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The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 In F Minor, RV 297, ''Winter'' (L'inverno): III. Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin & Joseph Szigeti & David Oistrakh & Jascha Heifetz & Antonio Vivaldi
3:11
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Romance No. 2 In F Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 50
State Symphony Capella of Russia & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:41
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Concerto In E Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 64: I. Allegro Molto Appassionato (Attacca)
Jaime Laredo and Scottish Chamber Orchestra
13:07
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Concerto In E Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 64: II. Andante
Jaime Laredo and Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:59
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Concerto In E Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 64: III. Allegro Molto Vivace
Jaime Laredo and Scottish Chamber Orchestra
6:58
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Vocalise, Op. 34
Pieter Schoeman, London Philharmonic Orchestra and David Parry
5:50
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35: I. Allegro Moderato
Emmy Verhey, Budapest Symphony Orchestra and Arpad Joó
18:55
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35: II. Canzonetta: Andante
Emmy Verhey, Budapest Symphony Orchestra and Arpad Joó
6:55
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35: III. Finale: Allegro Vivacissimo
Emmy Verhey, Budapest Symphony Orchestra and Arpad Joó
10:10
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Sonata No. 5 In F Major For Violin And Piano, Op. 24, ''Spring Sonata'': I. Allegro
Emmy Verhey & Ludwig van Beethoven
10:09
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Sonata No. 5 In F Major For Violin And Piano, Op. 24, ''Spring Sonata'': II. Adagio Molto Espressivo
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:07
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Sonata No. 5 In F Major For Violin And Piano, Op. 24, ''Spring Sonata'': III. Scherzo: Allegro Molto
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
1:20
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Sonata No. 5 In F Major For Violin And Piano, Op. 24, ''Spring Sonata'': IV. Rondo: Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:32
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Concerto No. 1 In A Minor For Violin And Strings, BWV 1041: I. Allegro
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:52
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Concerto No. 1 In A Minor For Violin And Strings, BWV 1041: II. Adagio
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
6:30
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Concerto No. 1 In A Minor For Violin And Strings, BWV 1041: III. Finale: Allegro
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:59
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 77: I. Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Borika van den Booren, Berliner Symphoniker and Eduardo Marturet
23:55
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 77: II. Adagio
Borika van den Booren, Berliner Symphoniker and Eduardo Marturet
9:42
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 77: III. Allegro Giocoso
Borika van den Booren, Berliner Symphoniker and Eduardo Marturet
8:55
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8 Humoresques, Op. 101: No. 7 In G Flat Major: Poco Lento E Grazioso
Oliver Colbentson & Erich Appel
2:54
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Concerto No. 3 In G Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 216: I. Allegro
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:45
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Concerto No. 3 In G Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 216: II. Adagio
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:41
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Concerto No. 3 In G Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 216: III. Rondeau: Allegro
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:23
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Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (Old Viennese Melodies): II. Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow)
Pavel Eret & Daniel Weisner
3:11
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Thaïs: Méditation
Pieter Schoeman, London Philharmonic Orchestra and David Parry
5:01
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Concerto No. 2 In E Major For Violin And Strings, BWV 1042: I. Allegro
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
7:43
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Concerto No. 2 In E Major For Violin And Strings, BWV 1042: II. Adagio
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
6:42
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Concerto No. 2 In E Major For Violin And Strings, BWV 1042: III. Allegro Assai
Camerata Antonio Lucio & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:57
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L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3 - Concerto No. 8 In A Minor For Two Violins And Strings, RV 522: I. Allegro
Various artists & Antonio Vivaldi
3:48
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L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3 - Concerto No. 8 In A Minor For Two Violins And Strings, RV 522: III. Allegro
Janacek Chamber Orchestra & Antonio Vivaldi
3:19
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L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3 - Concerto No. 8 In A Minor For Two Violins And Strings, RV 522: II. Larghetto E Spiritoso
Janacek Chamber Orchestra & Antonio Vivaldi
4:12
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Spiegel Im Spiegel For Violin And Piano (1978)
Vadim Gluzman and Angela Yoffe
8:35
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Concerto In E-Flat Major For Violin And Strings, RV 256, ''Il Ritiro'': I. Allegro Assai
Zagreb Soloists and Josef Merten
3:45
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Concerto In E-Flat Major For Violin And Strings, RV 256, ''Il Ritiro'': II. Siciliana: Andante
Zagreb Soloists and Josef Merten
3:56
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Concerto In E-Flat Major For Violin And Strings, RV 256, ''Il Ritiro'': III. Presto
Zagreb Soloists and Josef Merten
4:10
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Concerto No. 4 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 218: I. Allegro
Michail Gantvarg and St. Petersburg Soloists
8:56
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Concerto No. 4 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 218: II. Andante Cantabile
Michail Gantvarg and St. Petersburg Soloists
6:05
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Concerto No. 4 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 218: III. Rondeau: Andante Grazioso - Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Michail Gantvarg and St. Petersburg Soloists
7:01
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Introduction And Rondo Capriccioso In A Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 28
Viviane Hagner, SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
8:20
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 61: I. Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
22:55
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 61: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:37
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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:27
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Sonata In E Minor For Violin And Piano, Op. 82: I. Allegro
Lee Suk-Bin & Atanas Kareev
8:26
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Sonata In E Minor For Violin And Piano, Op. 82: II. Romance
Lee Suk-Bin & Atanas Kareev
6:53
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Sonata In E Minor For Violin And Piano, Op. 82: III. Allegro Non Troppo
Lee Suk-Bin & Atanas Kareev
8:36
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Havanaise In E Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 63
Andrei Korsakov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
9:19
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Concerto No. 2 In B Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 7, ''La Campanella'': I. Allegro Maestoso
Andrei Korsakov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
14:41
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Concerto No. 2 In B Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 7, ''La Campanella'': II. Adagio
Andrei Korsakov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
6:41
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Concerto No. 2 In B Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 7, ''La Campanella'': III. Rondo À La Clochette: Allegro Moderato
Andrei Korsakov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
7:30
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Romance No. 1 In G Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 40
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:08
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Concerto No. 2 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 63: I. Allegro Moderato
Bruno Zwicker, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Henry Adolph
10:23
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Concerto No. 2 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 63: II. Andante Assai
Bruno Zwicker, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Henry Adolph
10:00
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Concerto No. 2 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 63: III. Allegro Marcato
Bruno Zwicker, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Henry Adolph
6:09
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Sonata No. 1 In G Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1001: I. Adagio
Conrad von der Goltz
4:09
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Sonata No. 1 In G Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1001: II. Fuga
Conrad von der Goltz
6:23
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Sonata No. 1 In G Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1001: III. Siciliana
Conrad von der Goltz
4:11
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Sonata No. 1 In G Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1001: IV. Presto
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:33
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Tzigane - Concert Rhapsody In D Major For Violin And Orchestra
Igor Oistrakh
9:51
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Concerto No. 1 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 26: I. Prelude: Allegro Moderato (Attacca)
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
8:34
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Concerto No. 1 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 26: (Attacca) II. Adagio
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
8:46
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Concerto No. 1 In G Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 26: III. Finale: Allegro Energico
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
7:20
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Sonata No. 21 In E Minor For Violin And Piano, K. 304: I. Allegro
Pavel Popov and Igor Uryash
9:29
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Double Concerto In D Minor For Two Violins And Strings, BWV 1043: I. Vivace
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:44
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Double Concerto In D Minor For Two Violins And Strings, BWV 1043: II. Largo Ma Non Tanto
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
6:37
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Double Concerto In D Minor For Two Violins And Strings, BWV 1043: III. Allegro
Yehudi Menuhin, Camerata Lysy Gstaad and Alberto Lysy
5:05
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Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 207: I. Allegro Moderato
Emmy Verhey, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Eduardo Marturet
8:01
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Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 207: II. Adagio
Emmy Verhey, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Eduardo Marturet
8:59
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Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 207: III. Presto
Emmy Verhey, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Eduardo Marturet
5:39
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Fantasy In C Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 131
Igor Oistrakh, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and Arnold Kaz
15:35
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Concerto No. 1 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 6: I. Allegro Maestoso (Cadenza By Sauret)
Ilya Ioff, Hermitage Museum Orchestra and Pavel Bubelnikov
22:18
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Concerto No. 1 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 6: II. Adagio Espressivo
Ilya Ioff, Hermitage Museum Orchestra and Pavel Bubelnikov
5:14
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Concerto No. 1 In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 6: III. Rondo: Allegro Spiritoso
Ilya Ioff, Hermitage Museum Orchestra and Pavel Bubelnikov
9:26
84
Adagio In E Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 261
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:24
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Concerto In D Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 47: I. Allegro Moderato
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
16:05
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Concerto In D Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 47: II. Adagio Di Molto
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
8:20
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Concerto In D Minor For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 47: III. Allegro Ma Non Tanto
Ilya Grubert, State Symphony Capella of Russia and Igor Golovchin
7:32
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Concerto No. 5 In A Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 219: I. Allegro Aperto
Jurajciz Marovic, Capella Istropolitana and Paul Kantschieder
10:21
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Concerto No. 5 In A Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 219: II. Adagio
Jurajciz Marovic, Capella Istropolitana and Paul Kantschieder
10:37
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Concerto No. 5 In A Major For Violin And Orchestra, K. 219: III. Rondo: Tempo Di Menuetto (''Turkish Rondo'')
Jurajciz Marovic, Capella Istropolitana and Paul Kantschieder & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:34
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Sonata No. 12 In D Minor, Op. 5, ''La Follia'': Variations Over An Old Spanish Sarabande
Leon Spierer And Ernst Gröschel
14:29
92
Sinfonia Concertante In E-Flat Major For Violin, Viola And Orchestra, K. 364 (320d): I. Allegro Maetoso
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
13:04
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Sinfonia Concertante In E-Flat Major For Violin, Viola And Orchestra, K. 364 (320d): II. Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
10:46
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Sinfonia Concertante In E-Flat Major For Violin, Viola And Orchestra, K. 364 (320d): III. Presto
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:44
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Partita No. 2 In D Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1004: I. Allemande
Conrad von der Goltz & Johann Sebastian Bach
5:11
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Partita No. 2 In D Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1004: II. Corrente
Conrad von der Goltz & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:09
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Partita No. 2 In D Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1004: III. Sarabanda
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:25
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Partita No. 2 In D Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1004: IV. Giga
Conrad von der Goltz & Johann Sebastian Bach
5:03
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Partita No. 2 In D Minor For Solo Violin, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne
Conrad von der Goltz & Johann Sebastian Bach
15:54