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Composer Julian Milone at La Jolla SummerFest

Composer Julian Milone at La Jolla SummerFest
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Host Fred Child wraps up his visit to La Jolla's SummerFest with composer Julian Milone, who has transformed familiar favorites and rewritten them for four violins and a double bass.

Composer Julian Milone at La Jolla SummerFest
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After a chat with Milone, we hear a performance by violinists Cho Liang Lin, Jun Iwasaki, David Chan and Yoon Kwon, and bassist Jeremy Kurtz. They play three pieces adapted by Milone: Caprice No. 9 (Paganini), "It Ain't Necessarily So" (Gershwin) and "Cheremushki Galop" (Shostakovich).

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