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Written and directed by Bruno Mnsaingeon and drawing on archive footage and interviews, this first of two programmes on the great violinists of the 20th century focuses in particular on the Paganini effect, as well as Heifetz. Menuhin, Oistrakh, Kreisler, Milstein, Enescu and Ginette Neveu.
Concludes next week.


Directed By:
Bruno Mnsaingeon
Directed By:
Ginette Neveu.

In a concert recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff, Richard Hickox conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in two pieces: Brahms's Concerto in A minor for violin and cello - when they are joined by soloists Tasmin Little and Paul Watkins - and Dvorak's Seventh Symphony. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.


Richard Hickox
Paul Watkins

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