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The Joshua Bell Edition Vol 1 - Violin Favourites


Release Date: 04/12/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000420502   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henri WieniawskiJean SibeliusJohannes BrahmsNiccolò Paganini,   ... 
Performer:  Samuel SandersJoshua BellPaul Coker
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Variations for Violin on an original theme, Op. 15 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Pieces (4) for Violin/Cello and Piano, Op. 78: no 2, Romance by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
3.
Pieces (5) for Violin and Piano, Op. 81: no 1, Mazurka by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1915; Finland 
4.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Joseph Joachim. 
5.
Cantabile for Violin and Piano in D major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1824 
6.
Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856 
7.
Baal shem: 2nd movement, Nigun "Improvisation" by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
8.
Caprices (8) for Violin and Piano, Op. 5: no 2, Perpetuum mobile by Ottokar Novácek
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Czech Republic 
9.
Waldszenen, Op. 82: no 7, Vogel als Prophet by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Auer. 
10.
La vida breve: Dance by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
11.
Waves at play by Edwin Grasse
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
12.
Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra/Piano, Op. 25 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1883 
Notes: Arranger: Franz Waxman. 
13.
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
14.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
15.
Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
16.
Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
17.
La Précieuse in the style of Couperin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
18.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
19.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
20.
La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
21.
Berceuse romantique, Op. 9 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
22.
Polchinelle by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
23.
Rondino on a theme by Beethoven by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
24.
Tempo di Menuetto in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
25.
March of the Toy Soldiers by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
26.
Allegretto in the style of Boccherini by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Paul Coker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
27.
Apple Blossoms: Miniature Viennese March by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
28.
Aucassin et Nicolette by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
29.
Menuet in the style of Porpora by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
30.
Siciliano and Rigaudon in the style of Francoeur by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
31.
Apple Blossoms: Syncopation by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Paul Coker (Piano), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Variations on an original theme, Op.15
Romance, Op.78, No.2
Mazurka, Op.81, No.1
Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor - Transcr. Joseph Joachim
Cantabile
Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op.16
Baal Shem (Nigun): 2. Nigun (Improvisation)
Perpetuum mobile
Waldszenen, Op.82 - Arr. Leopold Auer: The Prophet Bird
La vida breve / Act 2: Spanish Dance No.1
Waves At Play (Wellenspiel)
Carmen Fantasy, Op.25 - Arr. Waxman
Praeludium and Allegro
Schön Rosmarin
Tambourin chinois
Caprice viennois op.2
La Précieuse (in the style of Louis Couperin)
Liebesfreud
Liebesleid
La Gitana
Berceuse Romantique (Caprice)
Polichinelle (Sérénade)
Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven
Tempo di menuetto (in the style of Pugnani)
Toy Soldiers' March
Allegretto (in the style of Boccherini)
Marche miniature viennoise
Aucassin and Nicolette (canzonetta medievale)
Menuet (in the style of Porpora)
Sicilienne and Rigaudon (in the style of Francois Francoeur)
Syncopation

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