Editorial for October/November, 2018

The Glorious Violin — Music@Menlo Live!

We are featuring a superb collection from the Music@Menlo series, featuring the violin in all its glory!

This 8 CD box set features a broad range of ensembles—solo violin, string duos, quartets, quintets, and even one octet and other chamber ensembles.  The composers date back from early Italian/Baroque through the 20th Century, including Tartini (yes, The Devil’s Trill), Bach, Schumann, Brahms, Ysaÿe, Beethoven, Kreisler…

This promotion is provided by Music@Menlo, taken from their summer series entitled The Glorious Violin, with more info here.

 

Music@Menlo 2017, The Glorious Violin

 

Audiophile Audition has reviewed this release earlier this year:  The Glorious Violin Review.

To enter in the drawing for this exceptional release, merely fill out the form here:  Register to win.


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