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Portrait Of A Legendary Violinist - Bach, Mozart / Shumsky


Release Date: 06/05/2001 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 1735   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartEugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar ShumskyJohn TunnellRobin Miller
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1984 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 15 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1984 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 17 Minutes 47 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin), John Tunnell (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1984 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 15 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robin Miller (Oboe), Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 01/1984 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 14 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775 
Date of Recording: 04/1983 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 23 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1775 
Date of Recording: 04/1983 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 29 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 1 in G minor "Fugato" by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 2 in A minor by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 3 in D minor "Ballade" by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
10.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 4 in E minor by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 5 in G major by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 6 in E major by Eugène Ysaÿe
Performer:  Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: I. Allegro
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: II. Adagio
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: III. Allegro
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: II. Adagio
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: III. Allegro
Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K218: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K218: II. Andante cantabile
Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K218: III. Rondeau
Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K219: I. Allegro Aperto
Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K219: II. Adagio
Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K219: III. Rondeau

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