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Hilary Hahn: The Complete Sony Recordings

Bach / Hahn / Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 11/13/2015 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88875126182   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenLeonard BernsteinSamuel Barber,   ... 
Performer:  Hilary Hahn
Conductor:  David ZinmanHugh WolffSir Neville MarrinerMarek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony OrchestraSt. Paul Chamber OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Among the most compelling of contemporary violinists, the American Hilary Hahn may seem young to already be the subject of a Sony Classical Master series retrospective, but it is a testament to the quality of the evolution of her career and discography that make this 5 CD collection a particularly fascinating collection containing the entirety of her early formative recordings on the Sony label. From the start, Hahn’s deft and often insightful work in the classic repertoire co-existing with an affinity for contemporary composers and a explorer’s delight in crossing genres. Her performances have never been ‘precocious’ as the collection reveals, possess unusual focus and strength both serious and playful in turn. That she is only just now Read more entering her prime and continues to evolve and astonish with her program choices is astonishing to think about and makes this collection ever more timely. Also of note are the assemblage of brilliant ensembles led by conductors seemingly inspired by the occasion including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with David Zinman, Oslo Philharmonic with Marek Janowski, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Sir Neville Marriner and more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 18 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 32 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 24 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimor 
Length: 43 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Serenade for Violin and Orchestra "after Plato's Symposium" by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Venue:  Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimor 
Length: 30 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Venue:  Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, S 
Length: 23 Minutes 13 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Violin by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Venue:  Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, S 
Length: 10 Minutes 24 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Venue:  Air Studios/Lyndhurst Hall, Hampstead, L 
Length: 40 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Violin in D major by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
Date of Recording: 02/25/2001 
Venue:  Air Studios/Lyndhurst Hall, Hampstead, L 
Length: 20 Minutes 16 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Venue:  Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway 
Length: 26 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Venue:  Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway 
Length: 36 Minutes 49 Secs. 

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 OMG! December 11, 2015 By Benjamin H. (Washington, DC) See All My Reviews "Hilary Hahn in this recording has some of the best of classical violin music to offer in this, the complete Sony recordings of Ms. Hahn. Thank the Lord for these recordings. They are truly marvelous. Listening now to CD #1. THANK YOU ARKIVMUSIC!!!" Report Abuse
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