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Britten: Violin Concerto; Walton / Maxim Vengerov


Release Date: 04/08/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57510   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenSir William Walton
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album received the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) and was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Classical Album. This album received the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) and was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Classical Album. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939/1958; England 
Date of Recording: 12/2002 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Ver: 1958 
2.
Concerto for Viola by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Viola)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929/1961; England 
Date of Recording: 03/2002 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 33 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Ver: 1961 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto Op.15: I Moderato con moto -
Violin Concerto Op.15: II VIvace -
Violin Concerto Op.15: III Passacaglia - Andante lento (un poco meno mosso)
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (revised 1961): I. Andante comodo
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (revised 1961): II. Vivo, con molto preciso
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (revised 1961): III. Allegro moderato

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