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Pinchas Zukerman plays Vivaldi


Release Date: 04/21/2017 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88985370982  
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas ZukermanNeil BlackIsaac SternItzhak Perlman,   ... 
Conductor:  Pinchas ZukermanZubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic membersSaint Paul Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sony Music Entertainment is pleased to announce another ten releases in its increasingly comprehensive series of Classical Masters. These new box sets contain classic interpretations by some of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. Violinist-conductor Pinchas Zukerman recorded many of Vivaldi’s best-loved concertos for CBS/Sony, with the English Chamber Orchestra in the 1970s and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in the 1980s, when he served as that ensemble’s music director and made the acclaimed version of The Four Seasons and Double Violin Concertos – with Isaac Stern – included in this new collection. Sony Music Entertainment is pleased to announce another ten releases in its increasingly comprehensive series of Classical Masters. These new box sets contain classic interpretations by some of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. Violinist-conductor Pinchas Zukerman recorded many of Vivaldi’s best-loved concertos for CBS/Sony, with the English Chamber Orchestra in the 1970s and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in the 1980s, when he served as that ensemble’s music director and made the acclaimed version of The Four Seasons and Double Violin Concertos – with Isaac Stern – included in this new collection. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 6/RV 180 "Il piacere" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
4.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 8 no 7/RV 242 "Per Pisendel" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 8/RV 332 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
6.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor, Op. 8 no 9/RV 454 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
7.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 8 no 10/RV 362 "La caccia" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
8.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 8 no 11/RV 210 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
9.
Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 12/RV 178 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
10.
Concerto for Violin in C major, RV 187 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
11.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 8 no 7/RV 242 "Per Pisendel" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
12.
Concerto for Violin in D major, RV 209 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
13.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, RV 364 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
14.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 4 no 11/RV 204 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1714; Venice, Italy 
15.
Concerto for Violin in C minor, RV 197 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
16.
Concerto for Violin in C major, RV 195 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
17.
Concerto for Violin in C minor, RV 199 "Il sospetto" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
18.
Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 3 no 6/RV 356 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
19.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
20.
Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, RV 551 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
21.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
22.
Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, RV 551 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Kenneth Sillito (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), José-Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
23.
Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in D minor, Op. 3 no 11/RV 565 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
24.
Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in B minor, Op. 3 no 10/RV 580 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), José-Luis Garcia (Violin), Kenneth Sillito (Violin),
John Tunnell (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
25.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  4 Customer Reviews )
 Very Enjoyable  October 23, 2019 By Ron  A. (Salem , OR) See All My Reviews "I especially liked that the Four Seasons was performed by two different orchestra, which gave me the opportunity to compare." Report Abuse
 Interpretation good/recording quality poor August 29, 2017 By j. shelton (Alsea, OR) See All My Reviews "The introduction pretty much says it all. I already have recordings of most of the pieces in this group of cd's by other well known groups like St. Martin in the Fields, etc. The tempo is a little sluggish compared to others, the interpretation is good and the quality of the recordings varies from pretty bad to tolerable. I would not recommend this album unless you really like Zukerman (I do)." Report Abuse
 Great music at an amazing value! June 4, 2017 By gwen t. (Culver City, CA) See All My Reviews "Love Vivaldi! Love Zukerman! Love them together! An interesting aspect is that there are 2 recordings of 4 SEASONS - one with ECO and another with St. Paul CO. Which do you like better?" Report Abuse
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