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Iain Burnside - Prodigies

Iain Burnside focuses on prodigies. Music has a long and rich tradition of brilliant youngsters, and Iain considers music from Palestrina to today. With violinist Jennifer Pike.

Prodigies are the focus for Iain Burnside - both performers and composers. Music has a long and rich tradition of brilliant youngsters, and Iain considers music from Palestrina to the present, celebrating the unique contribution young people have made to an art form so often associated with maturity. He is also joined by Jennifer Pike, one of the UK's most brilliant young violinists.

Elgar: Salut d'amour
Sarah Chang (violin)
Sandra Rivers (piano)
EMI CDC 754 352 2 Tr 6
Dur: 3m

Chopin: Fantaisie, Op 49
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Revelation RV 10080 Tr 7
Dur: 12m10s

Bach: D minor suite Prelude/Allemande/Courante
Jacqueline du Pre (cello)
EMI CDM 763 165 2 Tr 7-9
Dur: 9m15s

Korngold:Sextet in D, Op 10 (1st mvt)
Raphael Ensemble
Hyperion CDA66425 Tr 1
Dur: 9m40s

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 1 (Scherzo)
Jennifer Pike (violin)
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)
TB1009 CD1 Tr 3
Dur: 3m30s

Mendelssohn: On Wings of Song, Op 34 No 2
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Brookes Smith (piano)
RCA0902661771/2 Tr 17
Dur: 3m35s

Beethoven: Romance in F for violin and orchestra, Op 50
Jennifer Pike (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)
BBC recording
Dur: 8m50s plus appl

Bruckner: Symphony No 8 (Scherzo)
Berlin Philharmonic
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
Warner Classics 2564 61891-2 CD8 Tr 2
Dur: 14m10s

Messager: Solo de Concours
Julian Bliss (clarinet)
Julien Quentin (piano)
EMI 585 639 2 Tr 4
Dur: 5m30s

Chopin: Scherzo No 1, Op 20
Josef Hofmann (piano)
Nimbus NI 8803 Tr 8
Dur: 8m

Elgar: Violin Concerto (1st mvt)
Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
London Symphony Orchestra
Edward Elgar (conductor)
EMI CDM 566 979 2 Tr 1
Dur: 17m25s

Silvestre Revueltas: Sensemaya
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)
DG 477 77457 Tr 1
Dur: 6m35s.

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