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Itzhak Perlman's Greatest Hits


Release Date: 02/17/1998 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 56602   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarFelix MendelssohnAlex de TaeyeGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Performer:  Samuel SandersItzhak Perlman
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major "Sweet Remembrance" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
3. Humoresque by Alex de Taeye
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4. Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
6. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hartmann
This selection is an ADD recording. 
7. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  92nd St Y, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
8. Morceaux (6) for Violin and Piano, Op. 85: no 3, Cavatina in D major by Joseph Joachim Raff
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Wiesbaden, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9. Old folks at home by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  92nd St Y, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
10. Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
11. Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11 by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
12. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Press and Gingold
This selection is an ADD recording.
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
13. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler
Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
14. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
15. Pieces (2) for Piano, Op. 45: no 2, Guitarre by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  92nd St Y, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pablo de Sarasate and Jascha Heifetz 
16. Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94: no 2 in A major, Einfach, innig by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Stduios, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler
This selection is an ADD recording. 
17. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  92nd St Y, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
18. Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23: no 2, Zapateado by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 

Sound Samples

Salut d'amour (Liebesgrüss) Op. 12
Sweet Rembrance (from 'Songs without Words' Op. 19 No. 1)
Humoresque
Berceuse Op. 16
The Bumble-Bee (from 'The Legend of Tsar Saltan')
La fille aux cheveux de lin (1987 Digital Remaster)
The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals
Cavatina Op 85 No 3 (1995 Digital Remaster)
Old folks at home (arr. Heifetz)
Liebesfreud
Moto perpetuo, Op. 11
Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14
Andante cantabile (from String Quartet No. 1, Op.11: arr. Kreisler)
Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55: Songs my mother taught me
Guitarre Op. 45 No. 2
Romance in A major Op.94, No.2 (arr.Kreisler) (1995 Digital Remaster)
Nocturne in E Flat Op.55 No.2
Zapateado Op. 23 No. 2 (1992 Digital Remaster)

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