Two fiddlers play Bach double violin concerto with orchestra, with Judy Hyman 2009 

Folk meets baroque!  Fiddler Judy Hyman (of the Horse Flies) and I play the entire Bach Double Violin Concerto, accompanied by the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival Orchestra conducted by Cayenna Ponchione in 2009.  This is our dress rehearsal so you can hear Cayenna saying a few words very occasionally, but the recorded sound quality is way better indoors than it was outside at the gig.  Judy plays Violin 1 and I play Violin 2, which is more often the lower part, though the two parts cross back and forth as well.  We were influenced in our interpretation and tempos by baroque violinists Sonya Monosoff, who taught here at Cornell for many years, and Rachel Podger of England, as well as by years of playing fiddle for dancers.  The three movements are marked Vivace, Allegro ma non tanto and Allegro.  (13 min.)  Listen 

"...a thrilling rendition by local fiddle masters Judy Hyman and Laurie Hart"  -- Cayenna Ponchione

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