VC HIDDEN GEMS | American Violinist, Aaron Rosand – Legendary ‘Rosand Tone’

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This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand.

A student of Leon Sametini and Efrem Zimbalist, Mr Rosand has enjoyed a prolific recording and performance career spanning more than 7 decades – particularly noted for his insightful and passionate performance of the romantic repertoire and his legendary and beautiful ‘Rosand tone’.

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AARON ROSAND & ROBERT KOENIG | SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | 2003

He has been described by The New York Times as ‘one of the great living exponents of Romantic violin music’ – with Gramophone Magazine suggesting he has made ‘some of the greatest recordings of the (20th) Century’.

Now 88 years old, Mr Rosand has served a distinguished teaching position at the Curtis Institute of Music since 1981 – his famed students including Alex Kerr, Benjamin Schmid and Stephanie Jeong and VC ‘Artists’ Ray Chen, Yu-Chien Benny Tseng, Stephen Waarts, Richard Lin, Dami Kim and Zeyu Victor Li.

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AARON ROSAND | WIENIAWSKI | SOUVENIR DE MOSCOW

 

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AARON ROSAND | SARASATE | CARMEN FANTASY | CBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA | 1969

 

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AARON ROSAND & GEIR HENNING | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN SONATA IN F MAJOR | 1984

 

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AARON ROSAND | SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | REINHARDT | SOUTHWEST GERMAN RADIO ORCHESTRA

 

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AARON ROSAND & EILEEN FLISSLER | TARTINI | SONATA IN G MINOR ‘DEVIL’S TRILL’ | 1964

 

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AARON ROSAND & JOHN COVELLI | SARASATE | MALAGUENA OP.21 NO. 1

 

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AARON ROSAND | BACH | SOLO PARTITA NO. 2 IN D MINOR | CHACONNE | 1997

 

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AARON ROSAND & ROBERT KOENIG | TCHAIKOVSKY | VALSE SENTIMENTALE | 2003

 

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AARON ROSAND | DVORAK VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | MAAZEL | CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA | 1982

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