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Yehudi Menuhin - The Violinist


Release Date: 11/04/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85562   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachBéla BartókAlban BergLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Yehudi MenuhinGeorge MalcolmElaine ShafferRudolf Barshai,   ... 
Conductor:  Yehudi MenuhinAntal DorátiPierre BoulezJohn Pritchard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Masters Chamber OrchestraBath Festival OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 12 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Masters Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Masters Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
3. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  George Malcolm (Harpsichord), Elaine Shaffer (Flute)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
4. Concerto for Violin no 2, Sz 112 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937-1938; Budapest, Hungary 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
5. Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 2, Sz 90 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Budapest, Hungary 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
6. Concerto for Violin by Alban Berg
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
7. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
8. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
9. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
10. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
11. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
12. Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; England 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
13. Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1769; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Notes: Cadenza: Yehudi Menuhin
This selection is a stereo recording. 
14. Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
15. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Rudolf Barshai (Viola)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
16. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21 by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
17. Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Gaston Poulet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
18. Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
19. Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
20. Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6 by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1817 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
21. Concerto for Violin no 4 in D minor, Op. 31 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
22. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37 "Grétry" by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Belgium 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
23. Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
24. Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
25. Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Paul Cocker (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
26. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Paul Cocker (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
27. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Paul Cocker (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
28. Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Paul Cocker (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
29. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Paul Cocker (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
30. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Performer:  Robert Masters (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Derek Simpson (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Tippett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
31. Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Robert Masters (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Derek Simpson (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Tippett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
32. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gioconda de Vito (Violin)
Conductor:  Anthony Bernard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
33. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
34. Concerto for Violin, Op. 33 by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Mogens Wöldike
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Denmark 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
35. Concerto for Violin in B minor by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir William Walton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1939; England 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

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