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William Primrose - The Early Recordings - Violin And Viola


Release Date: 02/24/2004 
Label:  Pearl   Catalog #: 207   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachCamille Saint-SaënsAnton ArenskyFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  William PrimroseH. G. TemplemanG. O'Connor MorrisGerald Moore,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: William Primrose, Isolde Menges. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: William Primrose, Isolde Menges. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord no 2 in A major, BWV 1015 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), H. G. Templeman (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1923 
2. Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), G. O'Connor Morris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 12/07/1923 
3. Serenade for Violin and Piano, Op. 30 no 2 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1927 
4. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1927 
Notes: Arranged: Pablo Sarasate 
5. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1927 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
6. Valse bluette by Riccardo Drigo
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), William Primrose (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 09/23/1929 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Auer 
7. Tempo di Menuetto in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/23/1929 
8. Sonatas (10) in 4 parts: no 9 in F major, Z 810 "Golden Sonata" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Ambrose Gauntlett (Bass Viola da gamba), Isolde Menges (Violin),
John Ticehurst (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
Date of Recording: 10/01/1935 
9. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 13 in B flat major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  William Primrose (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1934 
Notes: Arranged: William Primrose 
10. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 5 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  William Primrose (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1934 
Notes: Arranged: William Primrose 
11. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), William Primrose (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1934 
Notes: Arranged: William Primrose 
12. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sidonie Goossens (Harp), William Primrose (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1935 
Notes: Arranged: August Wilhelmj 
13. Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12: Canzonetta by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  William Primrose (Violin), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Notes: Arranged: Willy Burmester 
14. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  Sidonie Goossens (Harp), William Primrose (Viola)
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1935 
Notes: Arranged: P. Hughes 
15. Rise mourners, rise by Traditional
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), William Primrose (Violin)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Notes: Arranged: William Primrose 

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