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Legendary Treasures - Yehudi Menuhin Vol 1 - Bach, Et Al


Release Date: 05/01/2001 
Label:  Doremi Records   Catalog #: 7781   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachJohannes BrahmsNiccolò Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor:  Georg SchnéevoigtSir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Friends of Music OrchestraBBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Georg Schnéevoigt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Friends of Music Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1940 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 22 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Georg Schnéevoigt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Friends of Music Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1940 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 40 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Yehudi Menuhin performs cadenzas by Georges Enesco. 
3.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6 by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Georg Schnéevoigt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Friends of Music Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1817 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1940 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 37 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Yehudi Menuhin performs a first movement cadenza by Emile Sauret. 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1947 
Length: 30 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is from a BBC broadcast. 
5.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1949 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1949 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: 1st movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1940 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: 2nd movement, Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1940 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 

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