50 Best Violin

50 Best Violin

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/2011
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099994849424
catalogNumber:
48494
Rank:
124688

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), concertos (4) for violin, strings & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4: 1. Allegro

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Camerata Lysy Gstaad
    • Paul Cocker
    • Alberto Lysy
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    1. 1. Allegro  (03:44)
  2. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), concertos (4) for violin, strings & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4: 2. Largo

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Camerata Lysy Gstaad
    • Paul Cocker
    • Alberto Lysy
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    1. 2. Largo  (02:38)
  3. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), concertos (4) for violin, strings & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4: 3. Allegro

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Camerata Lysy Gstaad
    • Paul Cocker
    • Alberto Lysy
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    1. 3. Allegro  (04:29)
  4. Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 2/2, RV 31

    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Nathan Milstein
    • Leon Pommers
    1. 1. Preludio a capriccio: Presto - Adagio - Presto  (01:04)
    2. 2. Corrente: Allegro  (01:45)
    3. 3. Adagio  (01:13)
    4. 4. Giga: Allegro  (02:18)
  5. Sonata for violin & continuo in G minor, B. g5 ("The Devil's Trill"): 3. Grave / 4. Allegro assai

    • Giuseppe Tartini
    • Fritz Kreisler
    • Nathan Milstein
    • Leon Pommers
    1. 3. Grave / 4. Allegro assai  (07:45)
  6. String Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in A major, G. 281 (Op. 13/5): 3. Minuetto

    • Luigi Boccherini
    • Europa Galante
    1. 3. Minuetto  (03:41)
  7. Sonata for violin & continuo in D minor ("La Follia"), Op.5/12  - Arcangelo Corelli  - Nathan Milstein  - Leon Pommers  (09:25)
  8. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 3. Allegro

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Pavlo Beznosiuk
    • Anthony Halstead
    • Hanover Band
    1. 3. Allegro  (05:13)
  9. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1. Allegro

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Salvatore Accardo
    • English Chamber Orchestra
    • Anne-Sophie Mutter
    • Leslie Pearson
    1. 1. Allegro  (04:14)
  10. Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5. Chaconne

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Christian Tetzlaf
    1. 5. Chaconne  (12:57)
  11. Sonata for violin & piano No. 26 in B flat major, K. 378 (K. 317d): 3. Rondo: Allegro

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Oleg Kagan
    • Sviatoslav Richter
    1. 3. Rondo: Allegro  (04:10)
  12. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219: 3. Rondeau: Tempo di Menuetto - Allegro

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
    • Christian Tetzlaf
    • Christian Tetzlaf
    1. 3. Rondeau: Tempo di Menuetto - Allegro  (08:34)

Disc 2

  1. Romance for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40: (Opening)

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • John Pritchard
    1. (Opening)  (04:30)
  2. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 12/3: 2. Adagio con molt'espressione

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Pierre Barbizet
    • Christian Ferras
    1. 2. Adagio con molt'espressione  (06:34)
  3. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Vasa Prihoda
    • Josef Suk
    • Adrian Boult
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    1. 1. Allegro ma non troppo (opening)  (04:06)
    2. 2. Larghetto (opening)  (03:29)
    3. 3. Rondo (conclusion)  (05:04)
  4. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace

    • Fritz Kreisler
    • Johannes Brahms
    • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Herbert von Karajan
    • Gidon Kremer
    1. 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace  (08:35)
  5. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 2. Andante

    • Felix Mendelssohn
    • Efrem Kurtz
    • Yehudi Menuhin
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    1. 2. Andante  (08:00)
  6. Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for violin & orchestra in A minor, Op. 28  - Camille Saint-Saëns  - Pierre Dervaux  - Ulf Hoelscher  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra  (08:58)
  7. Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thäis")  - Jules Massenet  -  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra  - Sarah Chang  - Plácido Domingo  (05:32)
  8. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2. Adagio

    • Max Bruch
    • Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
    • Seiji Ozawa
    • Masuko Ushioda
    1. 2. Adagio  (08:45)
  9. Salut d'amour, for violin & piano, Op. 12  - Edward Elgar  - John Lenehan  - Tasmin Little  (03:19)
  10. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: 3. Allegro ma non tanto

    • Jean Sibelius
    • Paavo Berglund
    • Ida Haendel
    • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
    1. 3. Allegro ma non tanto  (07:40)
  11. Berceuse, for violin & piano (or orchestra) in D Major, Op. 16  - Gabriel Fauré  - Jean-Philippe Collard  - Augustin Dumay  (03:24)

Disc 3

  1. La Ronde des Lutins, scherzo fantastique for violin & piano, Op. 25  - Antonio Bazzini  - Maxim Vengerov  - Vag Papian  (05:29)
  2. Humoresque for violin & piano (arr. from Dvorák's Humoresque, Op. 101/7)  - Antonin Dvorák  - Fritz Kreisler  - Kyung-Wha Chung  - Itamar Golan  (03:08)
  3. Caprice for solo violin in A minor (Theme & Variations), Op. 1/24, MS 25/24  - Niccolò Paganini  - Michael Rabin  (04:30)
  4. Andante and Variations on "Di tanti palpiti," for violin (flute) & harp in F major, QR vi/1  - Gioachino Rossini  - Andrei Gavrilov  - Gidon Kremer  (03:20)
  5. La Gitana for violin & piano (after an 18th century Arabo-Spanish Gypsy song)  - Fritz Kreisler  - John Lenehan  - Tasmin Little  (03:03)
  6. Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Sabre Dance

    • Aram Khachaturian
    • Pavel Gililov
    • Dmitry Sitkovetsky
    1. Sabre Dance  (02:20)
  7. The Flight of the Bumble Bee, musical picture for orchestra (from The Tale of Tsar Saltan)  - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  - Jascha Heifetz  - Piers Lane  - Tasmin Little  (01:19)
  8. Polonaise (No. 1) de concert, for violin & orchestra in D major, Op. 4  - Henryk Wieniawski  - Maxim Vengerov  - Ian Brown  (05:58)
  9. Liebesfreud (Love's Joy), for violin & piano  - Fritz Kreisler  - Fritz Kreisler  - Franz Rupp  (03:17)
  10. Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5  - Johannes Brahms  - Piers Lane  - Tasmin Little  (02:31)
  11. Valse-scherzo, for violin & orchestra (or violin & piano) in C major, Op. 34  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - David Oistrakh  - Vladimir Yampolsky  (05:29)
  12. Zapateado, for violin & piano, Op. 23/2  - Pablo de Sarasate  - Michael Rabin  - Leon Pommers  (03:34)
  13. Schön Rosmarin, for violin & piano  - Fritz Kreisler  - Kyung-Wha Chung  - Itamar Golan  (01:59)
  14. Burleska, for violin & piano, Op. 17/4  - Josef Suk  - Michael Rabin  - Leon Pommers  (02:55)
  15. Danza Espanola, for orchestra (from "La Vida Breve")  - Manuel de Falla  - Fritz Kreisler  - Piers Lane  - Tasmin Little  (03:26)
  16. Balalaika, Op. 100  - Rodion Shchedrin  - Maxim Vengerov  (02:41)
  17. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6)  - Franz Schubert  - Kyung-Wha Chung  - Itamar Golan  (05:09)
  18. Introduction and Tarantella, for violin & orchestra, Op. 43  - Pablo de Sarasate  - Maxim Vengerov  - Ian Brown  (05:21)
  19. Praeludium and Allegro in the Style of Pugnani, for violin & piano  - Fritz Kreisler  - Nathan Milstein  - Leon Pommers  (04:57)
  20. Czárdas No. 1  - Vittorio Monti  - John Lenehan  - John Lenehan  - Tasmin Little  - Tasmin Little  (03:00)
  21. Moto perpetuo, for violin & guitar (or orchestra) in C major, Op. 11, MS 72  - Niccolò Paganini  - Fritz Kreisler  - Michael Rabin  - Felix Slatkin  -  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra  (03:16)
  22. Hora Staccato for violin & piano (or orchestra)  - Grigoras Dinicu  - Jascha Heifetz  - Michael Rabin  - Felix Slatkin  -  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra  (01:53)

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