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The Essential Midori


Release Date: 07/29/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 730111   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Niccolò PaganiniJohann Sebastian BachFritz KreislerLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  MidoriRobert McDonald
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoZubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraIsrael Philharmonic OrchestraNew York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 1 in E major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
2. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 5 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
3. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 13 in B flat major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
4. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 16 in G minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
5. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
6. Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: 3rd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
7. Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
8. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 8 in G major, Op. 30 no 3: 1st movement, Allegro assai by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
9. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
10. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E minor, Op. 82: 1st movement, Allegro by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; England 
11. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
12. Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
13. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 75: 2nd movement, Adagio by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
14. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
15. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116: 2nd movement, Giuoco delle coppie by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
16. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
17. Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
18. Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 11/B 39 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1877; Bohemia 
19. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 

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