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Various Artists: 111 The Violin - Legendary Recordings Box Set

Various Artists

Deutsche Grammophon proudly presents 42 of its greatest recordings for violin, from its matchless catalog of the finest violinists of the last 75 years. 31 violinists feature on 111 The Violin, with recordings ranging from the early 1900s to 2012. From Salvatore Accardo to Pinchas Zukerman, from Fritz Kreisler at the beginning of the 20th century to Lisa Batiashvili at the beginning of the 21st. In between come names like Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Ruggiero Ricci, Nathan Milstein, Henryk Szeryng, Yehudi Menuhin, Itzhak Perlman, Gidon Kremer, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Shlomo Mintz, Gil Shaham, David Garrett, Hilary Hahn, and Daniel Hope; the Early Music virtuosi Eduard Melkus, Reinhard Goebel, Simjon Standage and Giuliano Carmignano. The expansive 42-CD collection presents a huge range of repertoire, from 17th-century Italian violin music, through all the great concertos and countless sonatas, to the masterworks of the 20th century. The box set is also accompanied by a 132-page colored booklet with new liner notes and over 30 photos.