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Classic Portraits - The Best Of Mischa Elman


Release Date: 05/30/2006 
Label:  Vanguard   Catalog #: 1656   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnEdouard LaloCamille Saint-SaënsAram Khachaturian,   ... 
Performer:  Mischa ElmanJoe Seiger
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for violin by various composers. Soloist: Mischa Elman. Includes work(s) for violin by various composers. Soloist: Mischa Elman. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1959 
Venue:  Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 28 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21 by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1959 
Venue:  Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 27 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in D minor by Aram Khachaturian
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 37 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Kaleydoskop, Op 50: no 9, Orientale by César Cui
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 
8.
Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Willy Burmester. 
9.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pablo de Sarasate. 
10.
Gavotte for Flute and String Quartet in D major by François Joseph Gossec
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  Manhattan Towers, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Mischa Elman. 
11.
Hebrew Melody for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 33 by Joseph Achron
Performer:  Joe Seiger (Piano), Mischa Elman (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
12.
Eili Eili by Mischa Elman
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin), Joe Seiger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Mischa Elman. 

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