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Violin Showpieces / Tasmin Little


Release Date: 11/29/2011 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 0859002   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Fritz KreislerJohannes BrahmsFrederick DeliusManuel Ponce,   ... 
Performer:  Tasmin LittleJohn LenehanPiers Lane
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tasmin Little’s formidable technical ability and gift for interpretation are unmistakable in this collection of showpieces. Displaying her brilliant virtuosity and captivating lyricism, and including her own witty Tchaikovskiana, written in collaboration with John Lenehan, these works highlight Little’s breathtaking skill as a performer. Tasmin Little’s formidable technical ability and gift for interpretation are unmistakable in this collection of showpieces. Displaying her brilliant virtuosity and captivating lyricism, and including her own witty Tchaikovskiana, written in collaboration with John Lenehan, these works highlight Little’s breathtaking skill as a performer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
2.
Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor, WoO 2 "FAE Sonata" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
3.
Légende for Violin and Orchestra by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895; Paris, France 
4.
Estrellita by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Mexico 
5.
Csárdás by Vittorio Monti
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
6.
Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
7.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 2 in D minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
8.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
9.
Pièce en forme de Habañera by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
10.
Dumka for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1880; Brno, Czech Republic 
11.
Cuban Dances (2) for Piano: no 2 by Lionel Sainsbury
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; England 
12.
La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
13.
Midnight Bells [after Heuberger] by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
14.
Tchaikovskiana by John Lenehan
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
15.
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
16.
Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
17.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
18.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
19.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
20.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
22.
Moods, impressions and reminiscences, Op. 41: no 14, Poème by Zdenék Fibich
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1893; Bohemia 
23.
Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899 
24.
Légende for Violin and Orchestra in G major, Op. 17 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; St. Petersburg, Russ 
25.
Baal shem: 2nd movement, Nigun "Improvisation" by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
26.
Hassan: Serenade by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1923; France 
27.
Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
28.
Banjo and Fiddle by William Kroll
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945 
29.
Valse bluette by Riccardo Drigo
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
30.
Gadfly, Op. 97: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
31.
La vida breve: Spanish Dance by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 

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