Franklin Foster (aka, Franklin Delano Foster) studied violin with outstanding performer/teachers at San Francisco Conservatory, Julliard, and University of Southern California. He has also studied with some fine independent performer/teachers. Mr. Foster has been heard on the west and east coasts of the United States and has performed as soloist with San Francisco Symphony and other respected orchestras. He has been concertmaster in ensembles lead by world renown conductors . The CD features works for solo violin composed by Johann Sebastian Bach and Niccolo Paganini. These works are among the most musically rewarding and technically difficult in the violin repertoire. Included on the CD are works for violin duet composed by Georg Philipp Telemann and Carlos Seixas. Violinist, Mari Bahadurian, assists Mr. Foster in the performance of the duets. '...an admirable performance...' San Francisco Chronicle '...excellent technique...' Contra Costa Times '...a wonderful sounding CD...' Laguna Beach Festival of Arts.