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Violin - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 12/06/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 66701   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachCamille Saint-SaënsJohannes BrahmsFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Yuzuko HorigomeZino FrancescattiIsaac SternLin Cho-Liang,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinMilton KatimsMichael Tilson ThomasFrank Brieff,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicColumbia Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yuzuko Horigome (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
3. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 5 in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
4. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Lin Cho-Liang (Violin)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Frank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
6. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
7. Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
8. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jeanne Lamon (Violin)
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish": 3rd movement, Rondeau by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
10. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Teiko Maehashi (Violin)
Conductor:  Kazuhiro Koizumi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
12. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Frank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
13. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: 3rd movement, Allegro vivacissimo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
14. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 5th movement, Rondo - Allegro by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 

Sound Samples

Prelude from Partita No. 3 in E Major for Solo Violin, BWV 1006
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28
Hungarian Dance No. 5
III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace from Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Nocturne
Liebeslied
Liebesfreud
I. Allegro from Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269, "Spring"
III. Rondeau. Tempo di Menuetto from Concerto No. 5 in A Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 219
Meditation from Thaïs
Humoresque, Op. 101, No. 7
V. Rondo. Allegro from Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo from Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35

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