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100 Violin Masterworks


Release Date: 02/23/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4798318  
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiWolfgang Amadeus MozartModest MussorgskyJohann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Isaac SternItzhak PerlmanGeorges PludermacherNathan Milstein,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaJames Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
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With Classical Masterworks and Piano Masterworks, DG has established a concept that works across all markets: soundly-curated compilations across physical and digital. Now, they return to this concept and presents a collection of the most essential violin; outstanding performances from its unrivalled roster of violinists. This handsomelypresented collection features popular works from the world’s best composers and also represents the new faces of composition, such as Richter and Einaudi. With Classical Masterworks and Piano Masterworks, DG has established a concept that works across all markets: soundly-curated compilations across physical and digital. Now, they return to this concept and presents a collection of the most essential violin; outstanding performances from its unrivalled roster of violinists. This handsomelypresented collection features popular works from the world’s best composers and also represents the new faces of composition, such as Richter and Einaudi. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in B flat major, K 207: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
3.
Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Georges Pludermacher (Piano), Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
4.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 4th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Garrett (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 

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