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Eugène Ysaÿe - Op.27 6 Sonatas for Solo Violin (1923-4) (Complete, w/Posthumous Sonata and analysis)

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Eugène Ysaÿe was a Belgian virtuoso violinist, composer, and conductor. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", or, as Nathan Milstein put it, the "tsar". As a self-taught composer, he produced several important works, mainly the Poèmes for various instruments (of which Op.12 Poème élégiaque is the most famous, and it influenced Chausson to write his Poème), and 6 Sonatas for Solo Violin. The six sonatas come into being after the composer heard Joseph Szigeti play Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No.1 in G min. Inspired by this, he sought to produce a modern counterpart to Bach’s Sonatas and...
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