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Avanticlassic will release award-winning American violinist Philippe Quint's recording of Tchaikovsky's popular Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, uniquely paired with Anton Stepanovich Arensky's String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35, which is dedicated to the memory of Tchaikovsky, in September 2014. Quint recorded the Tchaikovsky concerto with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor Martin Panteleev at Bulgaria Hall. For the very first time, the last movement of the Concerto is presented twice on CD – once in Tchaikovsky's original scoring and as a bonus track, the controversially condensed version of the third movement by Leopold Auer. The Arensky quartet for violin, viola, and two cellos was recorded by Quint at Siemensvilla in Berlin with cellists Claudio Bohórquez and Nicolas Altstaedt, and violist Lily Francis.
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