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My Violin Legends / Pavel Sporcl


Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Supraphon   Catalog #: 4141   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jaroslav KocianFerdinand LaubFrantisek Alois DrdlaJan Kubelik,   ... 
Performer:  Petr JiríkovskyPavel Sporcl
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With this recording Pavel Šporcl decided to commemorate the greatest representatives of the famous Czech violin school.

On this CD Pavel Šporcl introduces himself with compositions of the authors who were the most significant Czech violin virtuosi of the period between Paganini and Oistrach. These outstanding representatives of the Czech violin art collected the highest honours in the nineteenth and at the beginning of the twentieth centuries in music capitals of the world (New York, London, Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Prague, Kharkov or Kiev) and they also laid the pedagogical foundations their successors have been benefiting from.

F. Laub, J. Kubelík or V. P?íhoda were proclaimed the best virtuosi of
Read more their time, O. Šev?ík worked as a sought-after pedagogue in Vienna, Russia or America. One of the offshoots of the Czech violin school has led from Šev?ík via his student Jaroslav Kocian and Václav Snítil to the protagonist of this recording who belongs among the most popular classical music artists in his country.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction, Theme and Variations on Stephen Foster's "Old Folks at Home" by Jaroslav Kocian
Performer:  Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano), Pavel Sporcl (Violin)
2.
Polonaise in G major, Op. 8 by Ferdinand Laub
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
3.
Souvenir by Frantisek Alois Drdla
Performer:  Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano), Pavel Sporcl (Violin)
Written: 1904 
4.
Burlesque by Jan Kubelik
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Serenade by Jaroslav Kocian
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
6.
Intermezzo Pittoresque, Op. 18 no 2 by Jaroslav Kocian
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
7.
Barcarole, Op. 10 by Frantisek Ondrícek
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
8.
Saltarello, Op. 4 no 4 by Ferdinand Laub
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
9.
Tenerezza by Jan Kubelik
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 18 by Frantisek Ondrícek
Performer:  Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano), Pavel Sporcl (Violin)
11.
Romance Elegiaque by Vasa Prihoda
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
12.
Serenade by Frantisek Alois Drdla
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)
13.
Czech Dance no 7, Op. 10a by Otakar Sevcic
Performer:  Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano), Pavel Sporcl (Violin)
14.
Bohemian Nostalgia by Pavel Sporcl
Performer:  Pavel Sporcl (Violin), Petr Jiríkovsky (Piano)

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