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It Ain't Necessarily So / Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg


Release Date: 10/20/1992 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54576   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Fritz KreislerSergei RachmaninovGeorge GershwinClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-SonnenbergSandra Rivers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Fans of the violinist will find much to enjoy in this disc of encores that encompasses everything from Gershwin and Joplin to Kreisler, Paganini, Falla, and Debussy. Fans of the violinist will find much to enjoy in this disc of encores that encompasses everything from Gershwin and Joplin to Kreisler, Paganini, Falla, and Debussy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
2.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
3.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
4.
La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
5.
Tempo di Menuetto in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
6.
Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
7.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 1 in B flat major, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso by George Gershwin
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
8.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
9.
Banjo and Fiddle by William Kroll
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945 
10.
Cantabile for Violin and Piano in D major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1824 
11.
Bagatelles, Op. 13: no 9, L'Abeille by Franz Schubert (Dresden)
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
12.
The Ragtime Dance by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
13.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
14.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 3, Asturiana by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
15.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
16.
Love for Three Oranges: March, Op. 33b no 1 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; Paris, France 
17.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin), Sandra Rivers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
18.
Rondo for Violin and Piano (transcription from Mozart's Haffner Serenade, K. 248b [K. 250]) by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Sandra Rivers (Piano), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 

Sound Samples

Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14
Praeludium and Alegro (in the style of Pugnani)
It Ain't Necessarily So (from Porgy and Bess)
Clair de lune
Banjo and Fiddle
Liebesleid
Liebesfreud
Prelude
Cantabile
The Bee
The Easy Winners
The Swan (from Carnival of the Animals)
Rondo (W A Mozart)
La Gilana
Asturiana (from Suite Populaire Espagnole)
Jota (from Suite Populaire Espagnole)
March (from The Lover for Three Oranges)
Tempo di Minuetto (in the style of Pugnani)
Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg August 6, 2013 By Henry Federman (Tillson , NY) See All My Reviews "Beautiful music from jazz to classical by a very talented violinist. Sonnenberg is one of the few violinist who can pay so many type of music and make them sound like she has always played them!" Report Abuse
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