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The Art Of Nathan Milstein - Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorák, Etc


Release Date: 07/20/1993 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 64830   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsAntonín DvorákAlexander Glazunov,   ... 
Performer:  Nathan MilsteinHarvey ShapiroErica MoriniRudolf Firkusny,   ... 
Conductor:  Erich LeinsdorfAnatole FistoulariWilliam SteinbergRafael Frühbeck de Burgos,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraPittsburgh Symphony OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1961 
Length: 40 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Cadenzas: Nathan Milstein 
2.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1960 
Length: 36 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This perforamnce is alsoavailable on Seraphim 69035, 
3.
Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1957 
Venue:  Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA 
Length: 29 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1957 
Venue:  Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA 
Length: 18 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/04/1965 
Length: 27 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1963 
Length: 27 Minutes 41 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/06/1959 
Venue:  Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA 
Length: 32 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording, and is also available on Seraphim 69035. 
8.
Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in D minor, Op. 3 no 11/RV 565 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Harvey Shapiro (Cello), Erica Morini (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1964 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 10 Minutes 59 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1958 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 23 Minutes 14 Secs. 
10.
Sonatas (12) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 5: no 12 in D minor "La Follia" by Arcangelo Corelli
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1700; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/28/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Léonard
This selection is an ADD recording. 
11.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D major, HWV 371/Op. 1 no 13 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Artur Balsam (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1955 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 11 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
12.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in C major, K 296 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leon Pommers (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/31/1958 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 14 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
13.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in E minor, K 304 (300c) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/12/1957 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 11 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
14.
Sonatinas (2) for Piano, Op. 54: no 2 in G major by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Artur Balsam (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1932; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/25/1955 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 21 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
15.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in G minor, B g5 "Devil's Trill" by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/29/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 13 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler
This selection is an ADD recording. 
16.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in A major, Op. 2 no 2/RV 31 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
The David edition of the score is used for this performance. 
17.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/24/1957 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhelmj
This selection is a mono recording. 
18.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 2 in D minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/03/1956 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Joachim
This selection is a mono recording. 
19.
Nocturne for Piano in C minor, B 108 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1956 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nathan Milstein
This selection is a mono recording. 
20.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Date of Recording: 04/18/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hartmann 
21.
Canciones populares espańolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 04/24/1957 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Kochánski
This selection is a mono recording. 
22.
Meditation for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 32 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
23.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leon Pommers (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1956 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler
This selection is a mono recording. 
24.
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
25.
Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 02/03/1956 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Marsick
This selection is a mono recording. 
26.
Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jones
Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1880). 
27.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
28.
Fantasy on 2 Russian Themes for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 33 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
29.
Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/31/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
30.
Chaconne in G minor by Tommaso Antonio Vitali
Performer:  Artur Balsam (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1955 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
This chaconne has been attributed to Vitali. 
31.
Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856 
Date of Recording: 04/22/1957 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
32.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leon Pommers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/23/1956 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hartmann
This selection is a mono recording. 
33.
Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin), Leon Pommers (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899 
Date of Recording: 04/18/1959 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
34.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 1, Méditation by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alexander Glazunov 
35.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 2, Scherzo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/31/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alexander Glazunov 
36.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D major, HWV 371/Op. 1 no 13: 3rd movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Leon Pommers (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/16/1960 
Venue:  Studio A, 46th Street Studio, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hubay
This selection is an ADD recording. 

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