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Romantic Violin Favourites / Takako Nishizaki, Wolf Harden


Release Date: 06/25/1993 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550125   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertGeorges BizetNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Takako NishizakiWolf Harden
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Rosamunde, D 797/Op. 26: Ballet music by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
2. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
3. Golden Cockerel: Hymn to the sun by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
4. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
5. Sadko: no 4, Song of the Indian Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
6. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
7. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3rd movement, The young prince and princess - Oriental dance by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
8. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3rd movement, The young prince and princess - Arabian song by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
9. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
10. Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G major, H 15 no 25: 3rd movement, Rondo all'Ongarese "Presto" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; London, England 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
11. Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 76 no 3/H 3 no 77 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Poco adagio cantabile by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
12. Serenade no 7 in D major, K 250 (248b) "Haffner": 4th movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 7 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
13. Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94: no 2 in A major, Einfach, innig by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
14. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 6, In Springtime by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
15. Molly on the Shore for Violin and Piano by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
16. Song of the Volga boatmen by Traditional
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
17. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Wolf Harden (Piano)
Written: Ireland 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
18. Pièces de clavecin: no 11, Tambourin in E minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724/1731; France 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 

Sound Samples

Rosamunde, D. 797 (arr. F. Kreisler): Rosamunde, D. 797: Ballet No. 2 in G major (arr. for violin and piano)
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1 (arr. for violin and piano): L'arlesienne Suite No. 1: III. Adagietto (arr. for violin and piano)
The Golden Cockerel: Golden Cockerel Suite: Hymn to the Sun
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40 (arr. for violin and piano): Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (arr. for violin and piano)
Sadko, Op. 5: Sadko: Hindu Song (arr. for violin and piano)
7 Gipsy Melodies, Op. 55, "Zigeunerlieder" (arr. for violin and piano): Zigeunermelodien (Gypsy Melodies), Op. 55, B. 104: No. 4. Als die alte Mutter (Songs My Mother Taught Me)
Scheherazade, Op. 35: II. The Tale of the Kalender Prince
Scheherazade, Op. 35: III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess
Orfeo ed Euridice (arr. F. Kreisler): Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (arr. F. Kreisler)
Piano Trio No. 25 in G major, Hob.XV:25, "Gypsy Trio": Piano Trio No. 23 in G major, Hob.XV:25: III. Finale: Presto (Rondo all'Ongarese)
Austrian Imperial Hymn: Gott, erhalte (Franz) den Kaiser!, HXXVIa:43 (arr. for violin and piano)
Serenade No. 7 in D major, K. 250, "Haffner": IV. Rondo (arr. for violin and piano)
3 Romanzen, Op. 94 (arr. F. Kreisler): 3 Romanzen, Op. 94: No. 2. Einfach innig (arr. F. Kreisler)
Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: No. 6. To Spring (arr. for violin and piano)
Pieces de clavecin en concerts: Concert No. 3 in A major: Pieces de clavecin: Suite in E minor: IX. Tambourin (arr. for violin and piano)
Molly on the Shore
Song of the Volga Boatmen: (arr. for violin and piano)
The Londonderry Air (arr. for violin and piano)

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