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Pisendel

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The Isaac Stern of the 18th century was a German violinist named Johann Pisendel. Vivaldi, Telemann and Albinoni all dedicated concertos to him, and Bach thought he was swell. The period-instrument ensemble Tempesta di Mare plays a Sinfonia in B-Flat by Pisendel in Philadelphia.

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