Nominated for a Grammy Award in 2003. Includes a bonus track of Pine's own cadenza for the end of the first movement of the Brahms concerto. Joseph Joachim (1931-1907) was one of the greatest and most influential violinists of the nineteenth century, and a close friend of Brahms, who wrote his only violin concerto for Joachim. Chicago native Rachel Barton Pine was a child prodigy who began performing in public at age seven. Today she is one of America's most acclaimed violinists.
Recordings don't get any better than this...Astounding! -- ClassicsToday.com