Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: An unusual duet

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Gioachino Rossini photographed by Etienne Carjat in 1865 Wikimedia Commons

In 1824, Gioachino Rossini wrote an unusual string duet. It was played once, and then disappeared for nearly 150 years. The manuscript re-emerged in 1968 and is now back in circulation. On Wednesday's Performance Today, hear Rossini's Duet for Cello and Double Bass, from a concert in Atlanta.