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Great Violinists - Bell Telephone Hour 1959-1964

Stern, Francescatti, Kreisler, Elman, Menuhin, Oistrakh
Release Date: 06/25/2002 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4215  
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsClaude DebussyPablo de SarasatePeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternZino FrancescattiMichael RabinMischa Elman,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Great Violinists of the Bell Telephone Hour (1959-1964) Legendary violinists of the 20th century. Isaac Stern Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Cappriccio (3/4/59). Zino Francescatti Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 (10/9/59). Michael Rabin Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, 3rd movement: Finale: Allegro vivacissimo (11/25/60); Kreisler: Caprice viennois, Op. 2; Kreisler: Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 (2/2/62). Mischa Elman Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22, 2nd movement (4/27/62). Erica Morini Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, 3rd movement: Finale: Allegro energico (3/13/63). Yehudi Menuhin Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Read more major, Op. 6, 2nd & 3rd movements. David & Igor Oistrakh J.S. Bach: Double Cto. in D min., BWV 1043, 2nd & 3rd movements (3/10/63). Ruggiero Ricci Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, 3rd movement (6/16/64). Bonus Selection: cellist Gregor Piatigorsky Fauré: Elegie; Saint-Saëns: Allegro appassionata (4/1/60) All live performances. Color, Approx. 90 min Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
2.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
3.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
4.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: 3rd movement, Allegro vivacissimo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
5.
Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
6.
Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
7.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22: 2nd movement, Romance by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Mischa Elman (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; St. Petersburg, Russ 
8.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 3rd movement, Allegro energico by Max Bruch
Performer:  Erica Morini (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
9.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6: 3rd movement, Allegro spirituoso by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1817 
10.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6: 2nd movement, Adagio espressivo by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1817 
11.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Igor Oistrakh (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
12.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Igor Oistrakh (Violin), David Oistrakh (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
13.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: 3rd movement, Allegro vivacissimo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ruggiero Ricci (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
14.
Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
15.
Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra/Piano in B minor, Op. 43 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 

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