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The Very Best Of Jascha Heifetz

Heifetz,Jascha
Release Date: 02/05/2013 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 164862   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Henri VieuxtempsCamille Saint-SaënsJean SibeliusCésar Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Jascha HeifetzArtur RubinsteinArok SandorEmanuel Bay
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm SargentSir John BarbirolliSir Thomas Beecham
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37 "Grétry" by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1947 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 03/18/1935 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Date of Recording: 11/26/1935 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 27 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1937 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 24 Minutes 34 Secs. 
5.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 13 in B flat major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Arok Sandor (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1934 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Arok Sandor (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/21/1934 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7.
La capricieuse, Op. 17 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Arok Sandor (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; England 
Date of Recording: 02/21/1934 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8.
King Roger, Op. 46: Roxana's Song by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1924; Poland 
Date of Recording: 12/04/1935 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9.
Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra) by Grigoras Dinicu
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1906; Romania 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1937 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1937 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775 
Date of Recording: 02/10/1947 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 26 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/11/1935 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 17 Minutes 8 Secs. 
13.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Arok Sandor (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/21/1934 
Venue:  No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4 in D K218: I. Allegro
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4 in D K218: II. Andante cantabile
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4 in D K218: III. Rondeau (Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A minor Op. 37: Allegro non troppo
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A minor Op. 37: Cadenza
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A minor Op. 37: Adagio
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A minor Op. 37: Allegro con fuoco
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor Op. 28
Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47: I. Allegro moderato
Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47: III. Allegro ma non tanto
Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV1001: I. Adagio
Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV1001: II. Fuga (Allegro)
Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV1001: III. Siciliano
Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV1001: IV. Presto
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major: I. Allegretto ben moderato
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major: II. Allegro
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major: III. Recitativo - Fantasia (Ben moderato - Molto lento)
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major: IV. Allegretto poco mosso
24 Caprices Op.1 (1993 Remastered Version): No.13 in B flat major (Allegro) (arr. Kreisler): 24 Caprices Op.1 (1993 Digital Remaster): No.13 in B flat major (Allegro) (arr. Kreisler)
24 Caprices Op.1 (1993 Remastered Version): No. 24 in A minor (Tema [Quasi Presto] con Variazioni I-X1) (arr. Auer): 24 Caprices Op.1 (1993 Digital Remaster): No. 24 in A minor (Tema [Quasi Presto] con Variazioni I-X1) (arr. Auer)
Suite Espanola Op.47 - No.3, Sevilla (arr. Heifetz) (1993 Remastered Version): Suite Espanola Op.47 - No.3, Sevilla (arr. Heifetz)
La Capricieuse Op. 17 (1993 Remastered Version): La Capricieuse Op. 17
King Roger Op. 46 (1993 Remastered Version): Roxana's Song (arr Paul Kochanski): King Roger Op. 46 (1993 Digital Remaster): Roxana's Song (arr Paul Kochanski)
Hora Staccato (arr. Heifetz): Dinicu: Hora Staccato (arr. Heifetz)
Zigeunerweisen Op. 20 (1992 Remastered Version): Zigeunerweisen Op. 20

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