Elegies and Rhapsodies

Catherine Manoukian
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Toronto-born violinist Catherine Manoukian has been winning praise throughout North America and Japan. Critics have called her "an exciting, dazzling talent" and say "she plays with an audacious spirit, an amazing technique, a superb rhythmic integrity and an absolute sureness of pitch."

Her debut CD features beautiful and passionate music, including Chopin's "Nocturne" no. 20 in C sharp minor and Tchaikovsky's "Sérénade Mélancolique." She is accompanied by pianist Akira Eguchi.

Catalog: MAR 215
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Track Listing

  1. Ysaÿe - Poème Elégiaque
  2. Dvorák - Slavonic Dance No. 1 (arr. Kreisler)
  3. Dvorák - Slavonic Dance No. 2 (arr. Kreisler)
  4. Tchaikovsky - Sérénade Mélancolique
  5. Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 2 (arr. Kreisler)
  6. Chopin - Nocturne in C sharp minor (arr. Milstein) (Listen)
  7. Wieniawski - Polonaise de Concert Op. 4
  8. Granados - Spanish Dance (arr. Kreisler) (Listen)
  9. Weinzweig - Dance of Masada
  10. Komiatas - The Crane
  11. Babajanian - Elegie
  12. Baghdassarian - Rhapsody
Total playing time: 72:18

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