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David Oistrakh [5-CD Set]

Tchaikovsky / Oistrakh,David
Release Date: 06/11/2013 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1001931   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giovanni Battista ViottiCésar FranckJohannes BrahmsSergei Taneyev,   ... 
Performer:  David OistrakhSviatoslav Richter
Conductor:  Kiril KondrashinNicolai MalkoGennadi RozhdestvenskyAlexander Gauk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraMoscow Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Among the numerous famous performers the 20th century gave to the world, David Oistrakh ranks especially high. Oistrakh recorded violin concertos by Bach, Mozart, Viotti, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Dvo?rák, and Taneyev in the 1950s and 1960s. He was in the prime of his performing career, appearing with some of the best conductors such as Nikolai Malko, Herbert von Karajan, Alexander Gauk, Kirill Kondrashin, and Gennady Rozhdestvensky. The performances of Brahms’ and Franck’s sonatas by David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter, also featured in this set, has been unanimously recognized by domestic and foreign audiences as one of the 20th century’s best achievements in the field of chamber music. Among the numerous famous performers the 20th century gave to the world, David Oistrakh ranks especially high. Oistrakh recorded violin concertos by Bach, Mozart, Viotti, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Dvo?rák, and Taneyev in the 1950s and 1960s. He was in the prime of his performing career, appearing with some of the best conductors such as Nikolai Malko, Herbert von Karajan, Alexander Gauk, Kirill Kondrashin, and Gennady Rozhdestvensky. The performances of Brahms’ and Franck’s sonatas by David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter, also featured in this set, has been unanimously recognized by domestic and foreign audiences as one of the 20th century’s best achievements in the field of chamber music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin no 22 in A minor, G 97 by Giovanni Battista Viotti
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1792-1797; Italy 
2. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
3. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 100 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
4. Concert Suite for Violin and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 28 by Sergei Taneyev
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicolai Malko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1968 
5. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1968 
6. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1949 
Venue:  Moscow, USSR 
7. Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1949 
Venue:  Moscow, USSR 
8. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Conductor:  Alexander Gauk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 43 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 108 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Austria 

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