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Isaac Stern - A Life In Music - Box I


Release Date: 05/16/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 67193   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiCarl StamitzWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Isaac SternItzhak PerlmanHarold GombergLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Conductor:  Alexander SchneiderZubin MehtaLeonard BernsteinIsaac Stern,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicJerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 11 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 12 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The 7 volumes that make up this set are available as Sony Classical 66471, 66472, 66475, 66827, 66829, 66830 and 66941. The 7 volumes that make up this set are available as Sony Classical 66471, 66472, 66475, 66827, 66829, 66830 and 66941. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1976 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1976 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/24/1980 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
4.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Harold Gomberg (Oboe), Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Bernstein (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1966 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, New York City 
5.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  Jerusalem, Israel 
6.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  Jerusalem, Israel 
7.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  Jerusalem, Israel 
8.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  Jerusalem, Israel 
9.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Isaac Stern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jerusalem Music Center Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  Jerusalem, Israel 
10.
Concerto for 2 Violins in C minor, RV 509 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra members
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1959 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
11.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, RV 514 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra members
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1959 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
12.
Concerto for 2 Violins in G major, RV 516 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Notes: Transcribed: Jean-Pierre Rampal
This selection is a DDD recording. 
13.
Concerto for 2 Violins in G minor, RV 517 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra members
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1959 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
14.
Concerto for 2 Violins in B flat major, RV 524 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
15.
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 
Notes: Arranged: Sam Franko 
16.
Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, RV 551 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/24/1980 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
17.
Symphonie Concertante for Violin and Viola in D major by Carl Stamitz
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Viola), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780-1782; The Hague, Netherlan 
Date of Recording: 11/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
18.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in B flat major, K 207 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1961 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
19.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D major, K 211 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  CBS Recording Studios, London, England 
20.
Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1961 
Venue:  Sevarance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
21.
Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  CBS Recording Studios, London, England 
22.
Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1775 
Date of Recording: 04/19/1963 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
23.
Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1776 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  CBS Recording Studios, London, England 
24.
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in C major, K 373 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1781 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  CBS Recording Studios, London, England 
25.
Concertone for 2 Violins in C major, K 190 (186E) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1973 
Venue:  CBS Recording Studios, London, England 
26.
Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1971 
Venue:  EMI Studios, London, England 
27.
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: 03/1958 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
28.
Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1965 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
29.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/23/1958 
Venue:  Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 
30.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1969 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
31.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; St. Petersburg, Russ 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1957 
Venue:  Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 
32.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/22/1966 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
33.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 1, Méditation by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/18/1977 
Venue:  Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 
Notes: Orchestrated: Alexander Glazunov 
34.
Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1972 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
Notes: Orchestrated: Arthur Harris 
35.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1975 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
36.
Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Eugene Istomin (Piano), Isaac Stern (Violin), Leonard Rose (Cello)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
37.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1978 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
38.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 11/B 39 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1877; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 02/22/1966 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
39.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D major, RV 512 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra members
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1959 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
40.
Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leonard Rose (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1964 
Venue:  Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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I. Vivace
II. Largo, ma non tanto
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II. Adagio
III. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
I. Allegro non molto
II. Adagio
III. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Adagio molto
III. Allegro
I. Allegro non molto
II. Largo
III. Allegro
I. Allegro molto
II. Andante (molto)
III. Allegro
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II. Andante
III. Allegro
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