Homage (CD & DVD) AC-3, Classical, Deluxe Edition, Widescreen
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Canadian James Ehnes has won the 2008 Gramophone Award for Best Concerto Recording of the Year for Elgar's Violin Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra (London), conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.
This is the third major award for James this year - his recording of the Barber, Korngold and Walton Concertos with the Vancouver Symphony conducted by Bramwell Tovey won the 2008 GRAMMY and JUNO Awards for Best Classical Album of the year. It also won the Western Canadian Music Award for Outstanding Classical Recording.
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This is a tremendous value as the photography of each instrument in the Fulton collection is no where else available. Some of the greatest, such as the 'La Pucelle' Strad, have not been seen in public for many decades! Each instrument is filmed to give a 360 degree close up view. The piano accompaniment by Eduard Laurel is worth the price already. You also receive an audio CD with 33 tracks,and a booklet with a brief history of each violin maker and instrument and color photos of the 9 violins and 3 violas. A terrific gift idea for any violinist, violist and anyone interested in collectible violins.
Ehnes plays masterfully, as expected. This homage to the great violin and viola makers is outstanding: while I do not have a trained ear, I believe I could understand why he chose music specifically for each instrument and, to the best of my knowledge/experience, the instruments are presented in all their glory - you really can experience their individual personalities. Having specific comparison pieces allows one to gain an insight into the individual capabilities of the instruments. The DVD enhances both the artistic and pedagogical experiences. A dream to listen to.