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The Romantic Violin  Vol. 2 - Famous Encores
Franz [Vienna] Schubert, Jules Massenet, Antonio Vivaldi
The Romantic Violin Vol. 2 - Famous Encores
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Special Interest, New Age, Classical
 
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Great perfomances - cheap price
dm | rochester, ny | 12/06/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is another one of those Philips concept albums where they cobble together performances from their catalogue and then package them under some corny title to attract the general public who might not have much knowledge or interest in classical music.

Good news for those of use who are knowledgeable and interested in classical is that this is a CD of all Arthur Grumiaux performances at a great discount price! Grumiaux is one of my favorite performers, and Philips uses his performances in a variety of concept albums, one other worth checking out is "Mozart for Coffee."

All of these songs and performances on this CD are excellent, and the sound quality is wonderful. Some of the selections fall more on the "pop" side of classical music, but with Grumiaux they are rendered wonderfully.

Instead of shelling out full price for a second rate violinst (hear that, Andre Rieu fans?), why not pay half price for a first-rate violinist?"