Continuing the Yehudi Menuhin centenary this week with a recital, recorded by Swiss radio on January 1st 1952 and featuring Menuhin along with pianist Marcel Gazelle in a program of music by Tartini, Bach, Franck and Saint-Saens.
Here’s what’s on the player:
Concert on 1 January 1952 in Ascona, Switzerland
sonata “The Devil’s Trill”
Partita No. 3 for solo violin
Sonata for violin and piano
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Yehudi Menuhin , violin Marcel Gazelle , piano
Wonderful concert, with sound that doesn’t give away its age. Rebroadcast by Radio France Musique a few weeks ago as part of their Afternoon concert series.
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