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What makes Mozart's violin concertos so special? Rachel Barton Pine explains!

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What makes Mozart's violin concertos so special? Is it that he only wrote 5 of them? That he wrote him when he was a teenager? That they are both beautiful AND hilarious? What is it?? Violinist Rachel Barton Pine returns to the Classroom to spell out why these pieces are so special - generally and personally - that she decided to record all of them.

All music in this episode is from Rachel Barton Pine's new CD, Mozart: Complete Violin Concertos, Sinfonia Concertante K364, with Matthew Lipman, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and Sir Neville Marriner conducting. (Avie 2317)

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