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Yehudi Menuhin: The Great Violin Concertos
     

Yehudi Menuhin: The Great Violin Concertos

by Yehudi Menuhin
 
Yehudi Menuhin was one of the great musical figures of the 20th century, establishing himself as a violinist of the highest caliber, as well as an educator, musical statesman, and human rights advocate. On the 10th anniversary of his death, EMI Classics has decided to honor his unparalleled 70-year recording legacy with a set of new releases.

This elegant 10-CD

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Yehudi Menuhin was one of the great musical figures of the 20th century, establishing himself as a violinist of the highest caliber, as well as an educator, musical statesman, and human rights advocate. On the 10th anniversary of his death, EMI Classics has decided to honor his unparalleled 70-year recording legacy with a set of new releases.

This elegant 10-CD boxed set contains the greatest violin concerto recordings from Menuhin’s extensive catalog, the absolute cream of the crop, including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons; the classic concertos by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and more; as well as less-familiar works by Chausson, Nielsen, Bartók, Walton, Haydn, and more! From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/21/2009
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099926419824
catalogNumber:
64198

Tracks

  1. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), concertos (4) for violin, strings & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4
  2. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in C major ("Il piacere"; "Il Cimento" No. 6), Op. 8/6, RV 180
  3. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in C minor ("Il sospetto"), RV 199
  4. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E flat major ("La tempesta di mare"; "Il cimento" No. 5), Op.8/5, RV 253
  5. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in B flat major ("La caccia"; "Il cimento" No. 10), Op. 8/10, RV 362
  6. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
  7. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042
  8. Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043
  9. Concerto for flute, violin, harpsichord, strings & continuo in A minor ("Triple"), BWV 1044
  10. Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major, H. 7a/1
  11. Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218
  12. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219
  13. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
  14. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  15. Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra in D minor, Op. 21
  16. Poème, for violin & orchestra, Op. 25
  17. Violin Concerto in A minor, B. 96/B. 108 (Op. 53)
  18. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
  19. Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26
  20. Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61
  21. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216
  22. Sérénade mélancolique, for violin & orchestra (or piano) in B minor, Op. 26
  23. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
  24. Violin concerto, Op. 33 (FS 61)
  25. Rhapsody for violin & orchestra No. 1, Sz. 87, BB 94b
  26. Violin Concerto (No. 1), Sz. 36, BB 48a
  27. Violin Concerto (No. 2) in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117
  28. Violin Concerto
  29. Violin Concerto
  30. Rhapsody for violin & orchestra No. 2, Sz. 90, BB 96b

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