Leonid Kogan

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    Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35 (1993 Remastered Version): II. Canzonetta (Andante)Leonid Kogan
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    Symphonie espagnole, Op.21: III. Intermezzo (Allegretto non troppo)Leonid Kogan
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    II AdagioLeonid Kogan
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    Symphony no.2 - 4th movement - Allegro drammaticoLeonid Kogan
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    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 1952 - 2nd movement - Allegro ModeratoLeonid Kogan
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        One of the 20th century's greatest violinists, Leonid Kogan was less widely known than his somewhat older contemporary David Oistrakh, but no less a first-tier artist. More concentrated in tonal focus and with a quicker vibrato than Oistrakh and others of the Russian school, Kogan was avowedly a man of his time. His espousal of the four-octave scale for exercises assured the infallibility of his technique by strengthening his fingering hand in the upper positions. Although he di... Read more

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