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The Fiddler Of The Opera / Gil Shaham


Release Date: 09/16/1997 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 447640   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoPablo de SarasateChristoph W. GluckNiccolò Paganini,   ... 
Performer:  Gil ShahamAkira Eguchi
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Paraphrase on Rossini's "Largo al factotum" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco 
2. Concert Fantasy on Mozart's "Magic Flute," Op. 54 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 11 Minutes 48 Secs. 
3. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
4. Introduction and Variations for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 13 "Di tanti palpiti" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
5. Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33: March(es) by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
6. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Waltz(es) by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Vasa Prihoda 
7. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz
This selection shares a track and timing with "A woman is a sometime thing". 
8. Porgy and Bess: A woman is a sometime thing by George Gershwin
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz
This selection shares a track and timing with "Summertime". 
9. Porgy and Bess: My man's gone now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
10. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
11. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
12. Porgy and Bess: Picnics are alright by George Gershwin
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz
This selection is combined with the following one ("There's a boat leaving soon for New York...") into a medley entitled "Tempo di Blues". These two songs share a track and timing. 
13. Porgy and Bess: There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York by George Gershwin
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz
This selection is combined with the preceding one ("Picnics are alright") into a medley entitled "Tempo di Blues". These two songs share a track and timing. 
14. Sadko: no 4, Song of the Indian Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
15. Fantasie brillante on Bizet's "Carmen", Op. 3 no 3 by Jenö Hubay
Performer:  Akira Eguchi (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877 
Date of Recording: 06/1996 
Venue:  Hercules Hall, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 8 Minutes 53 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Paraphrase on "Largo al factotum" from G. Rossini's opera "Il barbiere di Siviglia"
Fantasie sur "La Flûte enchantée de Mozart", op.54 Andante - Moderato - Allegro - Lento - Andantino - Allegro vivo
Melodie from "Orfeo ed Euridice" (Dance of the Blessed Spirits)
I Palpiti, Op.13
The love for three oranges. Op.33: March
Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Sequences of Waltzes
Porgy and Bess: Summertime / A Woman Is a Sometime thing
Porgy and Bess: My Man's Gone Now
Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So
Porgy and Bess: Tempo Di Blues
Sadko: Hindoo Song (Song of India)
Carmen (Bizet) - Fantasie brillante

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