Classics of the Phonograph

Ruggiero Ricci plays Paganini


Niccolo Paganini early in the 19th century started the rage for violinists of almost supernatural skills, and there have been noted followers of Paganini in the past century. Ruggiero Ricci was one of the most brilliant violinists of the past half century, especially in the music of Paganini. We will hear some of Ricci's recordings.