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Celebration: A Life With Music / Isaac Stern


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 42003   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Henri WieniawskiPablo de SarasateAntonio VivaldiMaurice Ravel,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternDavid OistrakhPinchas ZukermanAlexander Schneider,   ... 
Conductor:  Efrem KurtzFranz WaxmanEugene OrmandyLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicSymphony OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; St. Petersburg, Russ 
Date of Recording: 1946 
2.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Franz Waxman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Notes: Arranged: C.J. Roberts 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955-56 
4.
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
Date of Recording: 1957 
5.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1957 
6.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1957 
7.
Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Viola)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
8.
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Alexander Schneider (Violin), Paul Tortelier (Cello), Pablo Casals (Cello),
Milton Katims (Viola), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
9.
Trio for 2 Flutes and Cello in C major, H 4 no 1 "London" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1982 
10.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello), Pablo Casals (Cello), Milton Katims (Viola),
Alexander Schneider (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia String Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1769; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1947 
11.
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in E flat major, H 15 no 10 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Eugene Istomin (Piano), Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1968 
12.
Hora staccato by Grigoras Dinicu
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Romania 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Notes: Arranged: Heifetz 
13.
Caprices (8) for Violin and Piano, Op. 5: no 2, Perpetuum mobile by Ottokar Novácek
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1948 
14.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
15.
Waldszenen, Op. 82: no 7, Vogel als Prophet by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1952 
16.
Caprice basque, Op. 24 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881 
Date of Recording: 1947 
17.
Baal shem: 2nd movement, Nigun "Improvisation" by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Alexander Zakin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
Date of Recording: 1948 
18.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Franz Waxman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Notes: Arranged: Waxman 
19.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Franz Waxman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1946 
20.
Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra by Franz Waxman
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Franz Waxman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Date of Recording: 1946 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro moderato
II. Romance. Andante non troppo
III. Finale. Allegro moderato, a la Zingara
Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs)
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto e spiritoso
III. Allegro
Tzigane
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante assai
III. Allegro, ben marcato
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Presto

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