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Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

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The bassoon is one of the underdogs of the orchestra, but once in a while it gets to soar. Canadian Christopher Millard plays the Grand Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra by Johann Nepomuk Hummel in concert with the CBC Radio Orchestra. Mario Bernardi conducts.