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The Essential Joshua Bell


Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000518502   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnWolfgang Amadeus MozartJohannes BrahmsFritz Kreisler,   ... 
Performer:  Joshua BellPaul CokerSamuel SandersJean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerPeter MaagChristoph von DohnányiCharles Dutoit,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsEnglish Chamber OrchestraCleveland Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 1st movement, Allegro molto appassionato by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
2. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
3. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
4. Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
5. March of the Toy Soldiers by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
6. Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63: 2nd movement, Andante assai by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Paris, France 
7. La vida breve: Spanish Dance by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
8. Baal shem: 2nd movement, Nigun "Improvisation" by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
9. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philarmonic Orquestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
10. Waves at play by Edwin Grasse
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
11. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A major, Op. 13: 1st movement, Allegro quasi presto by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1875 - 1876). 
12. Concert for Piano, Violin and String Quartet in D major, Op. 21: 2nd movement, Sicilienne "Pas vite" by Ernest Chausson
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1891; France 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64: 1. Allegro molto appassionato
Concert for Piano, Violin and String Quartet, Op.21: 2. Sicilienne
Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216: 2. Adagio
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in A, Op.13: 4. Allegro quasi presto
Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - Poco più presto
Caprice viennois op.2
Toy Soldiers' March
Waves At Play (Wellenspiel)
Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63: 2. Andante assai
La vida breve / Act 2: Spanish Dance No.1
Baal Shem (Nigun): 2. Nigun (Improvisation)
Zigeunerweisen, Op.20

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