Jascha Heifetz plays Great Violin Concertos

Release Date: 3/25/2014
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88697761382
Number of Discs: 6

Physical Format:

CD
Backorder
$24.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
Counted among the greatest violinists of the 20th century (if not the greatest), Heifetz's concerto recordings for RCA are among the unparalleled treasures of the catalog.
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1806 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Austria
3. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
4. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Germany
5. Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; Russia
6. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 2nd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
7. Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Walter Hendl
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903-1905 ; Finland
8. Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; Paris, France
9. Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Walter Hendl
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Russia
10. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Germany
11. Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46 by Max Bruch
Performer: Osian Ellis (Harp ), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Liverpool, England
12. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37 "Grétry" by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1861 ; Belgium
13. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: William Primrose (Viola), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Izler Solomon
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1779 ; Salzburg, Austria
14. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Erick Friedman (Violin), Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Thornton Lofthouse (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1717-1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
15. Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double" by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Austria
16. Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1775 ; Salzburg, Austria
17. Concerto for Violin and Cello in B flat major, RV 547 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Malcolm Hamilton (Harpsichord), Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Baroque
18. Concerto for Violin, Op. 24 by Miklós Rózsa
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Walter Hendl
Orchestra/Ensemble: Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956 ;
19. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Written: 1775 ;
20. Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; Paris, France
21. Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Walter Hendl
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Russia
22. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Germany
23. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Germany
24. Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46 by Max Bruch
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Osian Ellis (Harp )
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Liverpool, England
25. Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37 "Grétry" by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1861 ; Belgium
26. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin), William Primrose (Viola)
Conductor: Izler Solomon
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1779 ; Salzburg, Austria
27. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin), William Primrose (Viola)
Conductor: Izler Solomon
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1779 ; Salzburg, Austria
28. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Erick Friedman (Violin), Thornton Lofthouse (Harpsichord), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1717-1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
29. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
30. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
31. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Germany
32. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Germany
Customer Reviews