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Isaac Stern Collection - The Early Concerto Recordings Vol 1


Release Date: 07/01/1991 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 45952   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiFranz Joseph HaydnWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternDavid OistrakhAlexander ZakinLeonard Rose
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyIsaac SternGeorge SzellSir Thomas Beecham,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraColumbia String OrchestraColumbia Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/10/1956 
2. Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/24/1955 
3. Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Alexander Zakin (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia String Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1769; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1947 
4. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1950 
5. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/09/1951 
6. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Hilsberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1949 
7. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1950 
8. Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1957 
9. Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello)
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1954 

Sound Samples

I. {Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto e spiritoso
III. Allegro
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Finale. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondeau. Allegro
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Vivace non troppo

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