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Zen Violin

Zen Violin / Various
Release Date: 07/12/2011 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 94556   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian BachJean-Marie LeclairWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Warren-GreenJonathan ReesChristian TetzlaffJean-Jacques Kantorow,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-GreenJonathan ReesJean-Jacques KantorowChristian Tetzlaff,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3. Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: 5th movement, Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
4. Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005: 3rd movement, Largo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 2nd movement, Loure by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
8. Violin Concerto, Op. 7/4: Adagio by Jean-Marie Leclair
Performer:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow (Violin)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Baroque 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
9. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Conductor:  Christian Tetzlaff
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
10. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Jerome Ducros (Piano), Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
11. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jerome Ducros (Piano), Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d): 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin), Antoine Tomestit (Viola)
Conductor:  Louis Longree
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
14. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 40 Secs. 
15. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: Excerpt(s) by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
17. Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 72/B 145: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pavel Gililov (Piano), Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Bohemia 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18. Concerto for Violin in D minor: 2nd movement, Langsam by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
19. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 108: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jaime Laredo (Violin), Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
20. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Thomas Dausgaard
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
21. Violin Concerto: Romanze: Andante by Joseph Joachim
Conductor:  Thomas Dausgaard
Length: 7 Minutes 33 Secs. 
22. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
23. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jerome Ducros (Piano), Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
24. Sonata for Violin and Cello: 3rd movement, Lent by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Christopher van Kampen (Cello), Marcia Crayford (Violin)
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
25. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Pavel Gililov (Piano), Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
26. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Pavel Gililov (Piano), Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
27. Stimmungsbilder for Piano, Op. 9: no 2, An einsamer Quelle by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jerome Ducros (Piano), Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1884; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
28. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Ian Brown (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
29. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Ian Brown (Piano), Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
30. Schindler's List: Main Theme by John Williams
Performer:  Ian Brown (Piano), Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1993 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
31. Pieces (2) for Violin/Cello and Orchestra, Op. 77 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Conductor:  Thomas Dausgaard
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
32. Much Ado about Nothing, Op. 11: no 4, Intermezzo "Garden Scene" by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Jerome Ducros (Piano), Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
Violin Concerto in A minor BWV1041: II. Andante
3 Sonatas and 3 Partitas BWV1001-1006, Partita No. 1 in B minor BWV1002: III. Sarabande -
Violin Concerto in E BWV1042: II. Adagio
3 Sonatas and 3 Partitas BWV1001-1006, Sonata No. 3 in C BWV1005: III. Largo
Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
3 Sonatas and 3 Partitas BWV1001-1006, Partita No. 3 in E BWV1006: II. Loure
Violin concerto in F major, Op.7 No.4: II Adagio
Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major K216: II. Adagio
J'ai perdu mon Eurydice
Ave Maria, 'Ellens Gesang III' D839
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Op. 61: II. Larghetto -
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra K.364 in E flat major: II. Andante
Romances: Romance for Violin & Orchestra No 1 in G Op. 40 (c1802)
Romances: Romance for Violin & Orchestra No 2 in F Op. 50 (c1798)
Violin concerto No. 2 in E minor Op. 64: Andante - Allegretto non troppo
Slavonic Dance No. 10 in E minor Op. 72 No. 2 (B147) (arr. Fritz Kreisler)
Violin Concerto in D minor (1853) Op. posth.: II. Langsam
Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op.108: II. Adagio
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major opus 77: Adagio
Concerto for Violin no.2 in D minor opus 11 'A la hongroise' (1): Romanze: Andante

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