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Eight laureates on four CDs plus a book not only give insight into this prestigious contest but also provide fine performances, from the acrobatics of Philippe Hirshorn’s Paganini (1967) and lush colour of Miriam Fried’s Mendelssohn (1971) to Barnabás Kelemen’s spicy account of Bartók’s second concerto (2001) and Yossif Ivanov’s Shostakovich One (2005).

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