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Heartbreak - Romantic Encores For Violin / Koljonen


Release Date: 08/17/1999 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 90268   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinSir Edward ElgarSergei RachmaninovFritz Kreisler,   ... 
Performer:  Robert KoenigElissa Lee Koljonen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Notes: Arranged: Nathan Milstein
The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
2. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhelmj 
3. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
4. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Press
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
5. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
6. The Old Refrain by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
7. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Nathan Milstein 
8. Sea-Shell by Carl Engel
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Notes: Arranged: Efrem Zimbalist 
9. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
10. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 51: no 6, Valse sentimentale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Notes: Arranged: Press 
11. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Notes: Arranged: Kochanski 
12. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
13. Albumblatt for Piano in C major "In das Album der Fürstin Metternich" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhelmj 
14. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
15. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
16. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
17. Love by Hong Nan-Pa
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Elissa Lee Koljonen (Violin)
Written: Korea 

Sound Samples

Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor, Op. posth. (arr. N. Milstein)
Salut d'amour, Op. 12, "Liebesgruss" (version for violin and piano)
14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise in E minor (arr. M. Press for violin): 14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise (arr. M. Press)
Liebesleid: Liebeslied
The Old Refrain
Consolations, S172/R12 (arr. N. Milstein): Consolations, S172/R12: No. 3 in D flat major: Lento placido (arr. N. Milstein)
Sea-Shell (arr. E. Zimbalist)
Thais, Act II: Meditation (arr. M.P. Marsick for violin and piano): Thais, Act II: Meditation (arr. M. P. Marsick)
6 Morceaux, Op. 51: No. 6. Valse sentimentale (arr. M. Press)
Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27, No. 2 (arr. A. Wilhelmj)
Pavane pour une infante defunte (arr. P. Kochanski)
Beau soir (arr. J. Heifetz for violin and piano): Beau soir (arr. J. Heifetz)
Albumblatt (arr. A. Wilhelmj)
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (arr. E.L Koljonen): Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (arr. E.L. Koljonen)
Love
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20: I. Moderato - Lento
Contemplation (after J. Brahms' 5 Lieder, Op. 105)

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