Live in Berlin, 1948 (Bach) o studio-recording, Berlin, 1949/1951 Tchaikovsky - Mozart - Bach: These benchmarks in Menuhin's repertoire are presented on this CD in exemplary interpretations. His take on Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto is structurally clear and striking in its declamation. In Mozart's D major Concerto he accentuates the tension between formal classicity and expressional subjectivity. Bach's Chaconne is presented not as a deduction from a theme but as a circling approach towards the fundamental idea. The recordings is further enhanced by great musical concurrence with the conductors: Ferenc Fricsay, whom Menuhin admired greatly as an artist and as a person, and Karl Böhm, whose ideals in Mozart interpretation he shared. This CDRead more offers an insight into Yehudi Menuhin's extensive repertoire and his ideals in musical interpretation. Read less
Works on This Recording
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Performer:
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic Written: 1878; Russia
A different StyleJuly 9, 2013By J. Thielmann (Georgetown, TX)See All My Reviews"I was surprised when listening to Yehudi Menuhin after so many years. His style was distinctive.... A bit slower than expected. Very deliberate playing. Beautiful"Report Abuse
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