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Isaac Stern - My First 79 Years


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 89049   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsAntonio VivaldiAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternAlexander ZakinMyra HessPablo Casals,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyLeonard BernsteinMilton KatimsDaniel Barenboim,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicColumbia Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD contains both monaural and stereo selections, as well as both ADD and DDD selections. This CD contains both monaural and stereo selections, as well as both ADD and DDD selections. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 7 in C minor, Op. 30 no 2: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Alexander Zakin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1945 
Venue:  Liederkrantz Hall, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B major, Op. 8: 4th movement, Allegro by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854/1889; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Live  Prades Music Festival, Prades, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3. Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522: Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/24/1955 
Venue:  Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/20/1959 
Venue:  St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
5. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Milton Katims
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Harris 
6. Trio Sonata in E minor: Allegro by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Matthias Spaeter (Lute),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Unesco Hall, Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
7. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Wolf 
8. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1958 
Venue:  Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d): 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Viola), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10. Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost": 1st movement, Allegro vivace con br by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello), Eugene Istomin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1969 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
11. Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 4th movement, Finale "Rondo alla Zingarese" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin),
Jaime Laredo (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Hall, Troy, New York 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Scherzo "Vivacissimo" by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1982 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 

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