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Pinchas Zukerman: Elgar & Vaughan Williams


Release Date: 02/26/2016 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002458202   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsSir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pinchas Zukerman records The Lark Ascending for the first time in over forty years in a magical performance with the Royal Philharmonic. Zukerman plays and conducts a definitive collection of English music: Vaughan Williams’ Tallis Fantasia, Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro and Serenade for Strings, Salut d’amour, Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuit. The album includes the world premiere recording of "In Moonlight," an arrangement for solo viola, strings and harp of Elgar’s famous Canto Popolare. Pinchas Zukerman records The Lark Ascending for the first time in over forty years in a magical performance with the Royal Philharmonic. Zukerman plays and conducts a definitive collection of English music: Vaughan Williams’ Tallis Fantasia, Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro and Serenade for Strings, Salut d’amour, Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuit. The album includes the world premiere recording of "In Moonlight," an arrangement for solo viola, strings and harp of Elgar’s famous Canto Popolare. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 16 Minutes 3 Secs. 
3.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 12 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5.
Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
In moonlight by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Viola)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7.
Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; England 
Venue:  Cadogan Hall, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 25 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Beautiful! November 7, 2016 By gwen t. (Culver City, CA) See All My Reviews "Such a beautiful collection! Zukerman has an affinity for Elgar. The music is warm, the tone intimate. It's interesting to hear this new recording of "Lark" - if you have the old one, too - compare!" Report Abuse
 Very Relaxing April 26, 2016 By Sharon D. (Jefferson, NH) See All My Reviews "Extremely enjoyable and would highly recommend. Of particular note is The Lark Ascending which is an absolutely lovely piece!" Report Abuse
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