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Greatest Violin Concertos

Violin: Greatest Works: Concertos / Various
Release Date: 07/08/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 12832   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Joseph Haydn,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas ZehetmairKarl SuskeKatrin ScholzGustav Schmahl
Conductor:  Thomas ZehetmairKurt MasurKatrin ScholzHelmut Koch,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata BernLeipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraBerlin Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Thomas Zehetmair (Violin)
Conductor:  Thomas Zehetmair
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Karl Suske (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Katrin Scholz (Violin)
Conductor:  Katrin Scholz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1775 
Length: 31 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Katrin Scholz (Violin)
Conductor:  Katrin Scholz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1769; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 17 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gustav Schmahl (Violin)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 22 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Karl Suske (Violin)
Conductor:  Heinz Bongartz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Katrin Scholz (Violin)
Conductor:  Michael Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 38 Minutes 28 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): II. Largo
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): III. Allegro
Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante
Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": I. Allegro aperto - Adagio - Allegro aperto
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": II. Adagio
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": III. Tempo di menuetto
Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIa:1: I. Allegro moderato
Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIa:1: II. Adagio
Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIa:1: III. Finale: Presto
Violin Concerto in D Minor, MWV O3: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in D Minor, MWV O3: II. Andante
Violin Concerto in D Minor, MWV O3: III. Allegro
Romance No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo - Cadenza - Tempo I
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: II. Adagio
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - Poco piu presto

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