Mendelssohn; Brahms

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn; Brahms
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Violin Concerto; Double Concerto
PERFORMER: Itzhak Perlman (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello); Chicago SO/Daniel Barenboim
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 69366-8 Reissue (1993/6)

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Live recordings (rather strident on top), featuring two highly charismatic soloists in overdrive, backed by the Chicagoans in full cry with a blazing intensity that slightly overwhelms. Julian Haylock