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Isaac Stern - A Life in Music - Trio Recordings


Release Date: 12/05/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 67195   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachWilhelm Friedemann BachJohann Christian BachLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Jean-Pierre RampalJohn Steele RitterIsaac SternLeslie Parnas,   ... 
Conductor:  Milton KatimsFrank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 13 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set focuses on Isaac Stern's memorable trio recordings with pianist Eugene Istomin and cellist Leonard Rose and also includes chamber selections with Jean-Pierre Rampal. This set focuses on Isaac Stern's memorable trio recordings with pianist Eugene Istomin and cellist Leonard Rose and also includes chamber selections with Jean-Pierre Rampal. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Trio Sonata for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord in G major, BWV 1038 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), John Steele Ritter (Harpsichord), Isaac Stern (Violin),
Leslie Parnas (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1981 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Trio Sonata for 2 Flutes and Basso Continuo in A minor, F 49 by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Performer:  John Steele Ritter (Harpsichord), Leslie Parnas (Cello), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1981 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Trio for Flute, Flute/Violin and Cello in C major by Johann Christian Bach
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Matthias Spaeter (Lute), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
4. Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079: no 11, Trio Sonata for Flute and Continuo in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Steele Ritter (Harpsichord), Leslie Parnas (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin),
Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1981 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5. Sonatas (6) for Flute/Violin and Keyboard, Op. 16: no 3 in C major by Johann Christian Bach
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), John Steele Ritter (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1779 
Date of Recording: 08/1981 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
6. Trio for Piano and Strings no 9 in E flat major, WoO 38 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1791; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/02/1970 
7. Trio for Piano and Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 44 "Variations on an Original Theme" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1792; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/07/1970 
8. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 1 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/13/1970 
9. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 1 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
10. Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 1 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/03/1966 
11. Trio for Piano, Clarinet/Violin and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
12. Trio for Piano and Strings no 11 in G major, Op. 121a "Kakadu Variations" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803/1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1968 
13. Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1969 
14. Allegretto for Piano and Strings in B flat major, WoO 39 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/02/1970 
15. Trio for Piano and Strings no 6 in E flat major, Op. 70 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1970 
16. Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1965 
17. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 898/Op. 99 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1964 
18. Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, K 493 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mischa Schneider (Cello), Milton Katims (Viola), Isaac Stern (Violin),
Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/08/1957 
19. Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in E flat major, H 15 no 10 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 08/23/1968 
20. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, D 929/Op. 100 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Eugene Istomin (Piano), Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1969 
21. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 49 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1966 
22. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854/1889; Germany 
23. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 87 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880-1882; Austria 
24. Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 101 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Eugene Istomin (Piano), Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
25. Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 26 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Jaime Laredo (Viola),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1861; Germany 
26. Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jaime Laredo (Viola), Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1861; Germany 
27. Quartet for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 60 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Jaime Laredo (Viola), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1875; Austria 
28. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
29. Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
30. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
31. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
32. Songs (6), Op. 34: no 2, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Frank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1972 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
33. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 5 in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
34. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
35. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
36. 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 
Date of Recording: 01/1972 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
37. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
38. 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 
Date of Recording: 01/1972 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
39. Jamaican Rumba by Arthur Benjamin
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
40. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Frank Brieff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1972 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
41. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
42. Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
43. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in C minor, Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1979 

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