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Violin Adagios


Release Date: 03/20/2001 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 467675   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jules MassenetMax BruchAntonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Nigel KennedyKyung-Wha ChungAlan LovedayMaurice Hasson,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard BonyngeRudolf KempeSir Neville MarrinerSir Alexander Gibson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Alan Loveday (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Hasson (Violin), Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5. Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1776 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
6. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Akiko Suwanai (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
7. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
8. Concerto for Violin, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Andante by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Furies by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler
This selection is an ADD recording. 
10. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 2nd movement, Adagio molto espressivo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
11. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Josef Sakonov (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sax
This selection is an ADD recording. 
12. Gadfly, Op. 97: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Alexander Kerr (Violin)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
13. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
14. Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
15. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
16. Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D major, HWV 371/Op. 1 no 13: 3rd movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1750; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
17. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
18. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
19. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 2nd movement, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
20. Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47: 2nd movement, Adagio di molto by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
21. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: Romance by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Chantal Juillet (Violin)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
22. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
23. Estrellita by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Mexico 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
24. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
25. Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35: 2nd movement, Canzonetta by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leila Josefowicz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
26. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  István Hajdu (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
27. Salut d'amour, Op. 12: Andantino by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Phillip Moll (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
28. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Akiko Suwanai (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
29. Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

Sound Samples

Thaďs / Acte Deux: Méditation religieuse - Symphonie
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26: 2. Adagio
12 Violin Concertos, Op.8 "Il cimento dell'armonia e dell' invenzione" - Concerto No. 4 in f minor for solo violin,"L'Inverno": 2. Largo (excerpt)
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 2. Largo ma non tanto
Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, K.261
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: 2. Adagio
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op.14: 2. Andante
Melodie from "Orfeo ed Euridice" (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) - Arranged by F. Kreisler (1875-1962)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F, Op.24 - "Spring": 2. Adagio molto espressivo
Violin Concerto in D, Op.35: 2. Canzonetta (Andante)
Gypsy Melodies, Op.55, No.4 - Songs My Mother Taught Me
None But The Lonely Heart
The Gadfly, Op.97: 3. Youth (Romance)
Violin Romance No.2 in F, Op.50
Violin Concerto No.2 in E, BWV 1042: 2. Adagio
Salut d'amour, Op.12
Ave Maria
12 Concertos, Op.3 - "L'estro armonico" - Concerto No. 8 in A minor for 2 violins: Larghetto e spirituoso
Sonata in D major, Op.1, No.13: 3. Larghetto
Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216: 2. Adagio
Liebesleid
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64: 2. Andante
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op.42: 3. Mélodie in E Flat
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47: 2. Adagio di molto
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35: 2. Romance: Andante
Schwanengesang, D.957 (Cycle): Ständchen (Rellstab)
Estrellita
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air

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