Salvatore Accardo performs Violin Concertos in E minor & D minor by Mendelssohn

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Mendelssohn
WORKS: Violin Concertos in E minor & D minor
PERFORMER: Salvatore Accardo (violin); London Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
CATALOGUE NO: Eloquence 482 5073 (1976)

Accardo’s silken tonal purity and sovereign command matches the composer’s magical soundworld to a tee, especially in the sparkling, post-Mozartian gestures of the early D minor Concerto.
Julian Haylock