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Julia Fischer plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Julia Fischer plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. Encore: Sarabande, one of the Six suites for unaccompanied cello by Johann Sebastian Bach. Recorded during the Saint-Denis Festival on June 19, 2014.
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3 versions of Tarrega’s Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Three versions (Tavi Jinariu, John Williams and Andrés Segovia) of Francisco Tarrega‘s Recuerdos de la Alhambra (English: Memories of the Alhambra).

It is a classical guitar piece composed in 1896 in Granada by Spanish composer and guitarist Francisco Tárrega. The piece uses the classical guitar tremolo technique; wherein a single melody note is plucked consecutively by the ring, middle and index fingers in such rapid succession that the result is an illusion of one long sustained tone; often performed by advanced players. The thumb plays a counter-melody on the bass between melodic attacks.
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