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Masters Of The Bow - Violin / Accardo, Bell, Grumiaux, Et Al


Release Date: 03/19/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 472207   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsHenri WieniawskiPablo de SarasateNiccolň Paganini,   ... 
Performer:  Itzhak PerlmanGil ShahamRuggiero RicciSalvatore Accardo,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaLawrence FosterPiero GambaCharles Dutoit,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicLondon Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 58 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22: 2nd movement, Romance by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin)
Conductor:  Lawrence Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; St. Petersburg, Russ 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Ruggiero Ricci (Violin)
Conductor:  Piero Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella": 3rd movement, Rondo ŕ la clochette by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5.
Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
6.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in G minor, B g5 "Devil's Trill" by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin), Jonathan Feldman (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 14 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
10.
Sonatas (12) for Violin/Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 9: no 3 in D major - 4th movement, Tambourin by Jean-Marie Leclair
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Charles Reiner (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11.
Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), István Hajdu (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
12.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Christian Ferras (Violin), Jean-Claude Ambrosini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 9 in E major "La chasse" by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
14.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 17 in E flat major by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Ruggiero Ricci (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35: 2nd movement, Canzonetta by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
17.
Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Leila Josefowicz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
18.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jean-Claude Ambrosini (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: August Wihlelmj 
19.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Joseph Joachim. 
20.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), István Hajdu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
21.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Charles Reiner (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
22.
Hebrew Melody for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 33 by Joseph Achron
Performer:  Ruggiero Ricci (Violin), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
23.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
24.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Charles Reiner (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Léon Roques. 
25.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
26.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Phillip Moll (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
27.
Baal shem: 2nd movement, Nigun "Improvisation" by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
28.
Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
29.
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano), Gil Shaham (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 45 Secs. 
30.
Danzas (12) espańolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
31.
Hora staccato by Grigoras Dinicu
Performer:  Jean-Claude Ambrosini (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Romania 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
32.
Romanian Folkdances (6) for Piano, Sz 56 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Charles Reiner (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Zoltán Székely. 

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