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Marsalis: Violin Concerto & Fiddle Dance Suite / Benedetti, Macelaru, Philadelphia Orchestra


Release Date: 07/12/2019 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: B003052102  
Composer:  Wynton Marsalis
Performer:  Nicola Benedetti
Conductor:  Cristian Macelaru
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Nicola Benedetti’s new album on Decca Classics features world premiere recordings of two works written especially for her by Grammy-winning jazz icon Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto in D and Fiddle Dance Suite for Solo Violin. Benedetti is joined by The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Cristian Macelaru.

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Highlights:

INNOVATION: Fusing Classical, Jazz, Celtic influences and other musical traditions.

FIRST: first time Marsalis has written for classical violin.

LEGACY: an iconic new work renewing the rich US tradition of jazz-infused classical music stretching back to Bernstein and Gershwin.

COLLABORATION: Virtuoso classical violinist & Grammy
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D Major by Wynton Marsalis
Performer:  Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
Conductor:  Cristian Macelaru
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
Date of Recording: 11/04/2017 
Venue:  Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA 
2.
Fiddle Dance Suite by Wynton Marsalis
Performer:  Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
Date of Recording: 11/04-2017 
Venue:  Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA 

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