Category Archives: Violin

Leonid Kogan plays Nel cor più non mi sento (Paganini)

A preeminent Soviet violinist of the 20th century, Leonid Kogan plays Niccolò Paganini’s “Nel cor più non mi sento”. It is actually a soprano aria from act 2 in Giovanni Paisiello’s 1788 opera L’amor contrastato, ossia La molinara, usually known as La molinara. Paganini is one of the composers who wrote variations based on Paisiello’s work.
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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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