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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55226
Recording details: January 1997
Renswoude, Netherlands
Produced by Tom Peeters
Engineered by Tom Peeters
Release date: March 1997
Total duration: 11 minutes 14 seconds

Sonata for solo violin No 4 in E minor, Op 27 No 4
à Fritz Kreisler

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The fourth sonata is dedicated to Fritz Kreisler. The Sarabande is of great tenderness, based around four-note ostinato. The Finale is characteristic of Kreisler’s playing and of his short pieces like the Tambourin chinois. To thank Ysaÿe Kreisler wrote and dedicated his Recitative and scherzo caprice for violin solo ‘à la Ysaÿe’.

from notes by Philippe Graffin © 1997

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