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The Joshua Bell Collection


Release Date: 01/24/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 77136   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Alexander CourageGeorge GershwinLeonard BernsteinJohn Corigliano
Performer:  Joshua BellJohn T. WilliamsGeorge GershwinChris Laurence,   ... 
Conductor:  John T. WilliamsDavid ZinmanEsa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraShanghai Film Studio Children's Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Joshua Bell. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Joshua Bell. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasy on Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" for Violin and Orchestra by Alexander Courage
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: In this selection Joshua Bell performs his own cadenza. 
2.
Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  John T. Williams (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
3.
Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
4.
Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
5.
Damsel in Distress: Nice work if you can get it by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Tunick. 
6.
Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
7.
Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Tunick. 
8.
Tip-toes: Sweet and low-down by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), George Gershwin (Player Piano)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
9.
Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
10.
West Side Story: Suite by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
11.
On the Town: Lonely town by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
12.
Candide: Make our garden grow by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: John Corigliano. 
13.
Serenade for Violin and Orchestra "after Plato's Symposium" by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 25 Secs. 
14.
On the Town: New York, New York by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
15.
The Red Violin by John Corigliano
Performer:  Chris Laurence (Double Bass), Gavyn Wright (Viola), Nicholas Bucknall (Clarinet),
Gregory Knowles (Cimbalom), Joshua Bell (Violin), Frank Ricotti (Percussion),
Alexys Schwartz (Voice), Eddie Hession (Accordion)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Shanghai Film Studio Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 2000; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 48 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (1997 - 1998) 
16.
Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra "The Red Violin" by John Corigliano
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 17 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (1997 - 1998) 

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