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1
Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV1001: III. Siciliano
2
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor (BWV 1043) - II. Largo
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Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 (2006 Remastered Version): II. Andante
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Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35 (2006 Remastered Version): III. Finale (Allegro vivacissimo)
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Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor Op. 28

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Jascha Heifetz was the leading figure among the extraordinary group of Russian Jews who dominated violin playing in the second and third quarters of the 20th century. As a technician he had no superior, and, of all the artists of his time and later, only two or three could even offer a challenge to his electrifying precision of execution. His diamond-point tone and quick vibrato afforded his playing a clarity of line that some felt was almost too perfect, even cold. Most conduct... Read more

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