Violinist & Composer Pablo de Sarasate Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Spanish violin virtuoso and composer Pablo de Sarasate was born on this day in 1844 – 173 years ago

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Spanish violin virtuoso and composer Pablo de Sarasate was born on this day in 1844 – 173 years ago.

Remembered as one of the most celebrated virtuosi of the 19th Century, he premiered a number of repertoire cornerstones, including: Lalo’s ‘Symphonie Espagnole’, Saint-Saens’ ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ and 3rd Violin Concerto, Bruch’s ‘Scottish Fantasy’, Wieniawski’s 2nd Violin Concerto – and a large body of his own bravura works, including: ‘Carmen Fantasy’, ‘Zigeunerweisen’, ‘Zapateado’, ‘Introduction et Tarantella’, ‘Malagueña y Habanera’ and ‘Romanza Andaluza.’

JOSHUA BELL | SARASATE | INTRODUCTION AND TARANTELLA

 

 

ITZHAK PERLMAN | SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | JAMES LEVINE | PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY | 1990

 

 

KEVIN MIURA | SARASATE | CARMEN FANTASY | 2016 MENUHIN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 

 

 

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