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The Essential Joshua Bell

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Barnes & Noble - EJ Johnson
Before moving to Sony, Joshua Bell spent ten years recording for Decca, where the up-and-coming violinist amassed a substantial catalog. Decca has already mined that body of work on The Romantic Violin, a 2004 compilation of cornerstones from the violin repertoire, and The Essential Joshua Bell makes a satisfying companion to the earlier release. Offering a further set of great moments from the virtuoso's burgeoning career, the disc includes such highlights as the opening movement of the Mendelssohn concerto, the finale of the Brahms concerto, and Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. For those seeking a fuller selection, including complete performances of many of the works ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - EJ Johnson
Before moving to Sony, Joshua Bell spent ten years recording for Decca, where the up-and-coming violinist amassed a substantial catalog. Decca has already mined that body of work on The Romantic Violin, a 2004 compilation of cornerstones from the violin repertoire, and The Essential Joshua Bell makes a satisfying companion to the earlier release. Offering a further set of great moments from the virtuoso's burgeoning career, the disc includes such highlights as the opening movement of the Mendelssohn concerto, the finale of the Brahms concerto, and Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. For those seeking a fuller selection, including complete performances of many of the works excerpted here, Decca has also released several volumes in its Joshua Bell edition.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2005
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947568506
  • Catalog Number: 000518502
  • Sales rank: 114,193

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joshua Bell Primary Artist, Violin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Cleveland Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Neville Marriner Conductor
Charles Dutoit Conductor
David Zinman Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet Piano
Andrew Litton Conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Christoph von Dohnányi Conductor
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Performing Ensemble
Peter Maag Conductor
Paul Coker Piano
Takács String Quartet Ensemble
Samuel Sanders Piano
Technical Credits
Paul Myers Producer
Colin Moorfoot Engineer
Simon Eadon Engineer
James Lock Engineer
Ray Minshull Producer
Stanley Goodall Engineer
Chris Hazell Producer
Jonathan Stokes Engineer
Andrew Cornall Producer
John Dunkerley Engineer
Andrew Groves Engineer
Neil Hutchinson Engineer
Morten Winding Producer
Claudia Wafer Art Direction
Adam Chignell Engineer
Warwick Thompson Liner Notes
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Virtuoso Violinist Shares Talent

    Awesome job, of course, demonstrated by Joshua Bell in this latest CD. A compilation of some other CD's. Totally beautiful job. I love the Gypsy Dance, especially. Flawless (in my opinion) playing.

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