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The Auer Legacy Vol 2


Release Date: 12/01/1995 
Label:  Apr (Appian) Catalog #: 7016   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Efrem ZimbalistTor AulinCésar CuiMikhail Glinka,   ... 
Performer:  Efrem ZimbalistToscha SeidelFrancis MacMillenNathan Milstein,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The Auer Legacy and Appian has done music historians a great service." - American Record Guide

"An historic collection of considerable interest featuring five of Leopold Auer's best-known pupils...This nostalgic set amply verifies that Auer pupils did indeed come in all tonal, technical and stylistic shapes and sizes." - The Strad, UK
"The Auer Legacy and Appian has done music historians a great service." - American Record Guide

"An historic collection of considerable interest featuring five of Leopold Auer's best-known pupils...This nostalgic set amply verifies that Auer pupils did indeed come in all tonal, technical and stylistic shapes and sizes." - The Strad, UK
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Works on This Recording

1. Slavonic Dances (3) for Violin and Piano: no 3, Polish Dance by Efrem Zimbalist
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
2. Watercolors (4) for Violin and Piano: no 2, Humoresque by Tor Aulin
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3. Kaleydoskop, Op 50: no 9, Orientale by César Cui
Performer:  Toscha Seidel (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: C1924 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4. A farewell to St Petersburg: no 10, The lark by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5. Russlan and Ludmilla: The darkness of night settles over the plain "Persian Chorus - Naina's Castle" by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6. Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 1 in G flat major, B 92 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
7. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
9. Causerie by Francis MacMillen
Performer:  Francis MacMillen (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
10. Bohemian Dance for Violin and Piano, Op. 22 by Alberto Randegger
Performer:  Francis MacMillen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
11. Saltarello-Caprice for Violin and Piano, Op. 17 no 2 by Alberto Randegger
Performer:  Francis MacMillen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
12. Légende amoureuse "Mélodie sentimentale" by Jacques Henri
Performer:  Francis MacMillen (Violin)
Date of Recording: 1910 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Lederer "Poème hongroise." 
13. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
14. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Furies by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
15. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Notes: Arranged: Hartmann 
16. Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella": 3rd movement, Rondo à la clochette by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leopold Mittman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
17. Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leopold Mittman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nathan Milstein
The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
18. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leopold Mittman (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nathan Milstein 
19. Pieces (2) for Violin and Piano, T 128 "From my homeland": no 2 in G minor by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Leopold Mittman (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
20. Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22: 2nd movement, Romance by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Leopold Mittman (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; St. Petersburg, Russ 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
21. Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Leopold Mittman (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
22. Canzonetta for Violin and Piano, Op. 6 by Alfredo D'Ambrosio
Performer:  Toscha Seidel (Violin), Harry Kaufman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: C1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
23. Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Toscha Seidel (Violin), Harry Kaufman (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921 
Date of Recording: C1926 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
24. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3rd movement, The young prince and princess - Arabian song by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Toscha Seidel (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: C1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
25. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Eugene Kusmiak (Piano), Toscha Seidel (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: C1940 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Joachim 
26. Intermezzo by Heinz Provost
Performer:  Eugene Kusmiak (Piano), Toscha Seidel (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Date of Recording: C1940 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
27. Pieces (2) for Violin, Op. 25: no 2, Witches' Dance by Victor Kuzdo
Performer:  Toscha Seidel (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Hungary 
Date of Recording: C1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
28. Chaconne for Piano, Op. 62 by Marie-Auguste Durand
Performer:  Eddy Brown (Violin), Josef Bonime (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: C1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Eddy Brown 
29. Turkey in the Straw by Traditional
Performer:  Jascha Zayde (Piano), Eddy Brown (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1834; Ireland 
Date of Recording: C1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Eddy Brown 
30. Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Eddy Brown (Violin), Jascha Zayde (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Date of Recording: C1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hartmann 
31. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in G major, Op. 13 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Clarence Adler (Piano), Eddy Brown (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Norway 
Date of Recording: C1939 
Length: 20 Minutes 17 Secs. 
32. Suite for Harpsichord in G minor, HWV 432: no 6, Passacaglia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Milton Katims (Viola), Eddy Brown (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
Date of Recording: C1940 
Length: 6 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Halvorsen 
33. Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Roman Totenberg (Violin), Eddy Brown (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899 
Date of Recording: C1939 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
34. Slavonic Dances (3) for Violin and Piano: no 2, Hebrew Melody and Dance by Efrem Zimbalist
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
35. Le déluge, Op. 45: Prelude by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
36. Poèmes hongroises (2), Op. 16: no 1 in E minor by Joseph Lederer
Performer:  Francis MacMillen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1910 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Henri "Légende amoureuse." 
37. Albumblatt for Piano in E major "Für E. B. Kietz" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Max Rabinovitsj (Piano), Toscha Seidel (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: C1941 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhelmj 
38. Scènes pittoresques (5), Op. 61: no 5, Sérénade du lapin belliqueux by Hubert Léonard
Performer:  Roman Totenberg (Violin), Eddy Brown (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Belgium 
Date of Recording: C1939 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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