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Weekend Classics - A Violin Weekend


Release Date: 02/14/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000583602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Fritz KreislerSergei RachmaninovPablo de SarasateJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Clifford BensonShlomo MintzJean-Claude AmbrosiniChristian Ferras,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Eugene GoossensOkko KamuWolfgang SchneiderhanNeeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraBamberg Symphony OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Clifford Benson (Piano), Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Clifford Benson (Piano), Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 22: no 1, Romanza andaluza by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Jean-Claude Ambrosini (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78: 1st movement, Vivace ma non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Barbizet (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 1st movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kim Young Uck (Violin)
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Kim Young Uck (Violin)
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10.
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in B flat major, K 269 (261a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Wolfgang Schneiderhan (Violin)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Schneiderhan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Christer Thorvaldsson (Violin)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Liebesleid: Tempo di Laendler
Liebesfreud: Allegro
Romanza andaluza Op.22, No.1
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in G, Op.78: 1. Vivace ma non troppo
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F, Op.24 - "Spring": 1. Allegro
24 Caprices for Violin, Op.1: No. 24 in A minor
Violin Romance No.2 In F Major, Op.50
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64: 3. Allegro non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26: 2. Adagio
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat, K.269: Allegro
Thaïs / Acte Deux: Meditation

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