Oscar Shumsky: A Retrospective

Release Date: 5/13/2014
Label: Doremi
Catalog Number: DHR-8031-3
Number of Discs: 3

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
One of the most respected violinists of the 20th century! This set contains many items not previously available on CD, and some that have never been released at all. - Allegro

Featured Artists:
Oscar Shumsky: violin/Maureen Forrester: alto/Lois Marshall: soprano/Nadia Reisenberg piano/James Melton: tenor/Mario Bernardi: piano/Primrose String Quartet.

The 3 CD set also features arrangements of unspecified arias from Cantatas No. 120 & 132 by Bach and unspecified songs by Rachmaninov.
Works on This Recording
1. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
2. Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: 4th movement, Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
3. Jubilate Domino, omnis terra, BuxWV 64 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
Period: Baroque
Written: ?1672 ; Lübeck, Germany
4. Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Mario Bernardi (Piano)
Written: 1776 ;
5. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 7 in C minor, Op. 30 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Nadia Reisenberg (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1801-1802 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 11 no 1 by Paul Hindemith
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918 ; Germany
7. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 18 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Frank Maus (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Germany
8. Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60: no 4, Scullions Dance by Richard Strauss
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Germany
9. Fantasias (12) for Violin solo: no 10 in D major, TV 40 no 23/P 35 no 10 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1735 ; Hamburg, Germany
10. Viennese Rapsodic Fantasietta by Fritz Kreisler
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1942 ; Austria
11. Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice for Violin solo, Op. 6 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1911 ; Austria
12. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 3 in E major, BWV 1016: Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Leo Barkin (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Germany
13. Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in G minor, B g5 "Devil's Trill" by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Baroque
14. Marguerite by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Leo Barkin (Piano), Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic
15. Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 21 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer: Leo Barkin (Piano), Oscar Shumsky (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1870 ; St. Petersburg, Russ
16. Rondo for Violin and Piano in B minor, D 895/Op. 70 "Rondo Brillant" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Frank Maus (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Vienna, Austria
17. Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn!, BWV 132: no 1, Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Maureen Forrester (Alto), Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Lois Marshall (Soprano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1715 ; Weimar, Germany
18. Gott, mann lobet dich in der Stille, BWV 120: no 1, Gott, mann lobet dich in der Stille by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Lois Marshall (Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
19. Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn!, BWV 132: no 1, Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Lois Marshall (Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1715 ; Weimar, Germany
20. Gott, mann lobet dich in der Stille, BWV 120: no 1, Gott, mann lobet dich in der Stille by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Oscar Shumsky (Violin), Lois Marshall (Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
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