48 min

Episode 3: The stolen Stradivarius Case Notes

    • Society & Culture

Has something ever been stolen from you? Do you remember the feeling of panic when you realised it was gone? Now imagine if that thing was worth £1.2m. This is the story of violinist Min Kym and what happened when her instrument was taken from her. It’s a tale of giddy love, devastating loss and the healing power of music.

Original music was written by Thomas Hewitt Jones (@thewittjones).

Tim Lihoreau can be found on Twitter (@TimLihoreau) and the Classic FM team can be found @ClassicFM. You can get in touch about the show at classicfm.com and find out more about this episode at classicfm.com/casenotes

The recordings featured in this episode are:

Bach: Sarabande from Partita No.2 in D minor

Min Kym (violin)

Brahms: Violin Concerto, II Adagio

Min Kym (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra/Andrew Davis

Paganini: Caprice, Op.1 No.16

Min Kym (violin)

Bach: Adagio from Sonata No.1 in G minor

Samuel Staples (violin) playing a 1684 Stradivarius violin

Massenet: Méditation from ‘Thaïs’

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

Bach: Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole

Min Kym (violin), London Symphony Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth

Chausson: Poéme

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

Has something ever been stolen from you? Do you remember the feeling of panic when you realised it was gone? Now imagine if that thing was worth £1.2m. This is the story of violinist Min Kym and what happened when her instrument was taken from her. It’s a tale of giddy love, devastating loss and the healing power of music.

Original music was written by Thomas Hewitt Jones (@thewittjones).

Tim Lihoreau can be found on Twitter (@TimLihoreau) and the Classic FM team can be found @ClassicFM. You can get in touch about the show at classicfm.com and find out more about this episode at classicfm.com/casenotes

The recordings featured in this episode are:

Bach: Sarabande from Partita No.2 in D minor

Min Kym (violin)

Brahms: Violin Concerto, II Adagio

Min Kym (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra/Andrew Davis

Paganini: Caprice, Op.1 No.16

Min Kym (violin)

Bach: Adagio from Sonata No.1 in G minor

Samuel Staples (violin) playing a 1684 Stradivarius violin

Massenet: Méditation from ‘Thaïs’

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

Bach: Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole

Min Kym (violin), London Symphony Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth

Chausson: Poéme

Min Kym (violin), Gordon Back (piano)

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