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Le Violon En Fete!

Brahms / Milstein / Gimpel / Bpo / Von Karajan
Release Date: 05/11/2010 
Label:  Tahra   Catalog #: 692   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsJean Sibelius
Performer:  Nathan MilsteinBronislaw Gimpel
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanEugen Jochum
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

After our first volume (TAH670.71) we continue the release of violin archives. The present CD contains the Brahms violin concerto by Nathan Milstein accompanied by Karajan at the Festival of Lucerne back in August 1957. Then, and it surely will be a discovery for many music lovers, the Sibelius concerto by Bronislaw Gimpel and Eugen Jochum conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in April 1956. The magnificent violinist he was, Gimpel (1911-1979) is known today by a rather restricted circle of aficionados despite the very important production on record he mainly made for the American label Vox. This previously unissued recording is interesting from another point of view: in fact, Sibelius is a composer that Jochum only rarely included in his Read more concert programs. He never conducted any symphony by Sibelius and he conducted the present concerto only on one other occasion on 9 April 1943. Tahra team Read less

Works on This Recording

Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/17/1957 
Venue:  Festival de Lucerne 
Length: 36 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Bronislaw Gimpel (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugen Jochum
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Venue:  Konzertsaal, Hochschule für Musik Berlin 
Length: 30 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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