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composed by Antonio Bazzini, Arthur Benjamin, Cyril Scott, Edward Elgar, Fritz Kreisler, Grigoras Dinicu, Hector Berlioz, Henri Vieuxtemps, Henryk Wieniawski, Jean Sibelius, Manuel de Falla, Maurice Ravel, Max Bruch, Moritz Moszkowski, Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Nearly everyone carries around a mental image of the famous Stradivari violins and those of the other makers from Italy's golden age of instruments, and some of us have been lucky enough to hear one of these instruments, or perhaps testimony from someone who has played one. The chance to immerse yourself in the sound of many of them, and to appreciate their individuality, is rare indeed, however. Canadian-born violinist James Ehnes offers listeners that chance here, and deserves kudos for what must have been a difficult ...

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  1. La Ronde des Lutins, scherzo fantastique for violin & piano, Op. 25
  2. Suite Populaire Espagnole, for violin & piano (arr. from "Popular Spanish Songs" by Kochanski)
  3. La capricieuse -- morceau de genre, for violin & piano, Op. 17
  4. Lotus Land for piano, Op. 47/1 (W 183)
  5. Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
  6. Pièce en forme de Habanera, arrangement(s) for solo instrument & keyboard
  7. Etude-caprice for 2 violins in A minor, Op. 18/4
  8. Pieces (5) for violin & piano, Op. 81: 1. Mazurka
  9. Guitarre, for piano, Op. 45/2
  10. Salut d'amour, for violin & piano, Op. 12
  11. Chanson Louis XIII and Pavane, in the Style of Couperin, for violin & piano
  12. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, for violin & piano (or orchestra), Op. 42: 3. Melody
  13. Danza Espanola, for orchestra (from "La Vida Breve")
  14. Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John in Love")
  15. Jamaican Rumba for 2 pianos or orchestra
  16. La Nuit, transcription for viola & piano after Félicien
  17. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  18. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  19. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  20. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  21. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  22. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  23. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  24. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  25. Scottish Fantasy, for violin & orchestra, Op. 46:
  26. Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16):
  27. Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16):
  28. Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16):
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