111: The Violin – Legendary Recordings

Release Date: 8/5/2016
Catalog Number: B002523902
Number of Discs: 42

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
This limited edition box set presents 42 CDs of Deutsche Grammophon's greatest recordings for violin, from its matchless catalog of the finest violinists of the last 75 years. 31 violinists are featured on 111: The Violin, with recordings from the early 1900s to 2012. This collection presents a huge range of repertoire, from 17th-century Italian violin music, through great concertos and countless sonatas, to masterworks of the 20th century.
Works on This Recording
1. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1805 ; Italy
2. Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6 by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: Shmuel Ashkenasi (Violin)
Conductor: Heribert Esser
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1817 ; Italy
3. Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: Shmuel Ashkenasi (Violin)
Conductor: Heribert Esser
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Italy
4. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
5. V & V by Giya Kancheli
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1994 ;
6. Dolls' Dances (7) for Piano, Op. 91c: Lyrical Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1952-1962 ; USSR
7. Spiegel im Spiegel by Arvo Pärt
Performer: Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1978 ; USSR
8. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1912-1915 ; Russia
9. Concerto for Violin and Double Orchestra in B flat major, RV 583 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Venice Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque
10. Concerto for Violin in E minor, RV 278 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Venice Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque
11. L'arte del violino, Op. 3: Concerto no 9 in G major by Pietro Antonio Locatelli
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Venice Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1733 ; Italy
12. Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: by 1769 ; Eszterhazá, Hungary
13. Concerto for Violin no 3 in A major, H 7a no 3 "Melk" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: by 1771 ; Eszterhazá, Hungary
14. Concerto for Violin no 4 in G major, H 7a no 4 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: by 1769 ; Eszterhazá, Hungary
15. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 18 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Germany
16. Sonata for Violin and Piano in B minor by Ottorino Respighi
Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1916-1917 ; Rome, Italy
17. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
18. Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor by Claude Debussy
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1916-1917 ; France
19. Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1922 ; France
20. Vocalise en forme de Habañera by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1907 ; France
21. Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; France
22. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 by Robert Schumann
Performer: Christian Ferras (Violin), Pierre Barbizet (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Germany
23. Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
Performer: Pierre Barbizet (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Germany
24. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 121 by Robert Schumann
Performer: Christian Ferras (Violin), Pierre Barbizet (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Germany
25. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin), Aleksandr Markovich (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1800-1801 ; Vienna, Austria
26. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
27. Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin), Aleksandr Markovich (Piano)
Written: 1776 ;
28. Canzoni et sonate (21): Sonata XXI con tre violoni by Giovanni Gabrieli
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Cologne
Period: Renaissance
29. Sonata sopra l'aria d'un balletto by Salomone Rossi
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Cologne
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1622 ; Italy
30. Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin), Aleksandr Markovich (Piano)
Written: 1776 ;
31. Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin), Aleksandr Markovich (Piano)
Written: 1776 ;
32. Canzoni et sonate (21): Sonata XXI con tre violoni by Giovanni Gabrieli
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Cologne
Period: Renaissance
33. Sonata sopra l'aria d'un balletto by Salomone Rossi
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Cologne
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1622 ; Italy
34. Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Augustin Dumay (Violin), Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; France
35. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 by Robert Schumann
Performer: Pierre Barbizet (Piano), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Germany
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