Long regarded as a mere ‘transitional figure' between Corelli and Boccherini, Giuseppe Tartini had to await the very end of the 20th century (and recordings like this one) to be judged at his true worth: as a composer of the very first rank and a violinist of genius. He was also a pedagogue much envied by Leopold Mozart, who plagiarised him copiously. With 130 concertos and 200 sonatas for solo violin, his musical achievement speaks for itself.
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This title was released for the first time in 1995.