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The Essential Isaac Stern


Release Date: 04/29/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 728187   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsJohann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenMax Bruch,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternPinchas ZukermanPaul TortelierAlexander Schneider,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyPinchas ZukermanIsaac SternLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraSt. Paul Chamber OrchestraFranz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 22 Minutes 14 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
3.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Andante by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
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 
Length: 9 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7.
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 1st mvt, Allegro ma non troppo by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin), Alexander Schneider (Violin),
Milton Katims (Viola), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 14 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke": 3rd movement, Andante cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 29 Secs. 
9.
Trio for 2 Flutes and Cello in C major, H 4 no 1 "London": Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
10.
Quintet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 111: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jaime Laredo (Violin), Jaime Laredo (Viola), Lin Cho-Liang (Violin),
Isaac Stern (Violin), Michael Tree (Viola), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 8 Secs. 
11.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Alexander Zakin (Piano)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Arthur Harris. 
12.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Frank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Arthur Harris. 
13.
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 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Arthur Harris. 
14.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Arthur Harris. 
15.
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G minor, D 408/Op 137 no 3: Andante by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
16.
Romantic Pieces (4) for Violin and Piano, Op. 75/B 150: no 1, Allegro moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robert McDonald (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
18.
Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 5th movement, Rondo - Allegro by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
19.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 101: 3rd movement, Andante grazioso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Largo ma non tanto
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40
II. Adagio
III. Allegretto ma non troppo; Allegro molto vivace
II. Andante
V. Rondo. Allegro
III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo
I. Allegro ma non troppo
III. Andante cantabile ma però con moto
II. Andante
London Trio No. 2 in G Major, Hob. IV: 2 - I. Andante - II. Allegro
I. Allegro non troppo, ma con brio
I. Allegro moderato
III. Andante grazioso
Humoresque, Op. 101, No. 7
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
String Quartet No. 2: Nocturne
Liebesleid

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