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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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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; Salzburg, Austria 
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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