Zino Francescatti

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    2. Largo ma non tantoZino Francescatti
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    III. Rondo: Allegro from Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61 (Excerpt)Zino Francescatti
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    Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D Minor: III. SarabandeZino Francescatti
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    Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major Op. 6: I. Allegro MaestosoZino Francescatti
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    Violin concerto in D Major, Op. 61: III. Gavotte en RondeauZino Francescatti

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        Though indeed of Italian background, violinist Zino Francescatti was a Frenchman, born in Marseilles in 1902. His real name was Ren+¬-Charles Francescatti. Both his parents played the violin, and his father Ren+¬ had been a student of Paganini. The younger Francescatti performed the Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 at his official Paris debut in 1925. By that time Francescatti was already an experienced performer. He gave his first concert at age 5 and played the Beethoven violi... Read more

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