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Hilary Hahn Spectacular


Release Date: 02/21/2012 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 795069  
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnDmitri ShostakovichLudwig van BeethovenLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Performer:  Hilary Hahn
Conductor:  Marek JanowskiHugh WolffDavid ZinmanSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic OrchestraBaltimore Symphony OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Two-time Grammy® Award winner HILARY HAHN is one of the world’s greatest violinists of her generation. She is one of the rare artists who possess a staggering technique and interpretive acumen that sets her apart from other violinists. Hahn had a major recording contract at age 16, was named Best Young Classical Musician at 21 by Time magazine, and by her mid-20s was ranked as one of the finest violinists in the world. Sony Classical celebrates Hahn’s unique talent with Hilary Hahn – Spectacular, a 3-CD set which contains her best selling concerto recordings and includes liner notes from the artist. Two-time Grammy® Award winner HILARY HAHN is one of the world’s greatest violinists of her generation. She is one of the rare artists who possess a staggering technique and interpretive acumen that sets her apart from other violinists. Hahn had a major recording contract at age 16, was named Best Young Classical Musician at 21 by Time magazine, and by her mid-20s was ranked as one of the finest violinists in the world. Sony Classical celebrates Hahn’s unique talent with Hilary Hahn – Spectacular, a 3-CD set which contains her best selling concerto recordings and includes liner notes from the artist. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/2002 
Venue:  Oslo Konserthus, Norway 
Length: 26 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Oslo Konserthus, Norway 
Length: 36 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD 
Length: 43 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  Air Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, Hampstead 
Length: 40 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Violin in D major by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
Date of Recording: 02/25/2001 
Venue:  Air Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, Hampstead 
Length: 20 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1999 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St. Paul, MN 
Length: 23 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro molto appassionato
II. Andante
III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Larghetto
III. Rondo. Allegro
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
I. Toccata
II. Aria I
III. Aria II
IV. Capriccio

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