Zara Nelsova (1918-2002) : cello concerti by Edouard Lalo, Samuel Barber & Ernest Bloch

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Bloch dedicated the photo given to him by cellist Zara Nelsova (born in Canada to Russian parents, and now almost 100 years old), with the words ‘ForMadame Schelomo, with all my admiration and affection’– a photo she distributed to her friends, teachers and supporters such as Piatigorsky et Feuermann. The few recordings that exist of her performances are exalted by her 1726 Stradivarius. Herewehavehere anopulent, hitherto unpublished trilogy, bringing together Lalo and his romantic vibrancy, Barber and his neo-Stravinskyan lyricism, and Bloch’s famous Hebrew Rhapsody.


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