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Souvenirs - A Collection Of Favorite Violin Pieces / Chung


Release Date: 11/02/1999 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 56827   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachClaude DebussyAntonín DvorákJacques Ibert,   ... 
Performer:  Kyung-Wha ChungItamar Golan
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording marks Kyung-Wha Chung's third decade as a celebrated international star. A compilation of some of the world's most inspiring violin music, it will appeal to her fans and new audiences alike.
From the romantic to the technically challenging, Chung selects an interesting variety of compositions for this venture. Many listeners will recognize some of the pieces, such as J.S. Bach's "Air on a G String" from his Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D or the violin and piano arrangement of Schubert's "Ave Maria." The arrangements are intimate and delicate, bringing the listener into Chung's delightful world of music.
Accompanied by Itamar Golan on the piano, Chung displays both the technical genius that brought her to prominence and
Read more the emotional insight of an adult with over 30 years in the spotlight. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lothar Windsperger 
2. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jascha Heifetz 
3. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: August Wilhelmj 
4. Romantic Pieces (4) for Violin and Piano, Op. 75/B 150 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 26 Secs. 
5. Histoires: no 2, Le petit âne blanc by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
6. Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7. Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8. Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Martin Pierre Marsick 
10. Pieces (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 6: no 1, Romanze by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: August Wilhelm and Jascha Heifetz 
13. Duo concertant for Violin and Piano: 5th movement, Dithyrambe by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1932; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
14. Nocturne and Tarantella, Op. 28 by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Poland 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
15. Pieces (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 6: no 2, Hungarian Dance by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Humoreske
Romantic Pieces, no.1
Romantic Pieces, no.2
Romantic Pieces, no.3
Romantic Pieces, no.4
Notturno & Tarantella Op.28: Notturno
Notturno & Tarantella Op.28: Tarantella
Air on a G String (from Orchestral Suite No. 3)
Dithyrambe
Le Petit Ane
Schön Rosmarin
Caprice viennois
Tambourin chinois
Ave Maria
Romance Op.6, No.1
Danse Hongroise Op.6, No.2
Méditation from "Thaïs"
Beau soir
Zigeunerweisen Op. 20

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