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Track(s) taken from CDS44391/3

Concerto in E minor, Op 3 No 8

L'Arte del Violino, 12 Concerti per violino con 24 Capricci ad libitum

Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), The Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer (conductor)
Recording details: September 1993
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: April 1994
Total duration: 15 minutes 25 seconds

Cover artwork: Vanitas by Pieter Claesz (c1597-1660)


'Elizabeth Wallfisch … meets Locatelli's formidable challenges with splendid brio … she imparts a lilting gaiety to the music and negotiates the Capriccios with breathtaking finesse. All lovers of Baroque violin will want this release, but its cache of bright, lively music and brilliant playing deserves the widest audience' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide)

'Recommended without reservation. Thrilling virtuosity and thoroughly entertaining music' (Classic CD)

'Music-making of a quite outstanding order … a stylish marriage of virtuosity and musicality … breathtaking skill and finesse. Superbly recorded and beautifully presented' (CDReview)

'A revelation … recommended unreservedly' (Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland)