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The Great Violin Concertos - Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, et al / Yehudi Menuhin

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 6/RV 180 "Il piacere"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in C minor, RV 199 "Il sospetto"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 8 no 10/RV 362 "La caccia"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord in A minor, BWV 1044 "Triple Concerto"
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin in D major, K 271a (271i)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, for violin & orchestra in D minor, Op. 21
>Chausson, Ernest : Poème for Violin and Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 25
>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Serenade melancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>Nielsen, Carl : Concerto for Violin Op. 33 (FS 61)
>Bartók, Béla : Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 1, Sz 87
>Bartók, Béla : Concerto for Violin no 1, Sz 36
>Bartók, Béla : Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117
>Berg, Alban : Concerto for Violin
>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin
>Bartók, Béla : Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 2, Sz 90
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Notes & Reviews:

This elegant 10-CD boxed set contains the greatest violin concerto recordings from Menuhin's extensive catalog, the absolute cream of the crop, including Vivaldi's Four Seasons; the classic concertos by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and more; as well as less-familiar works by Chausson, Nielsen, Bartok, Walton, Haydn, and more!



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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Performers: Paul Cocker (Harpsichord); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Alberto Lysy
  • Ensemble: Camerata Lysy
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (12/29/1979-12/30/1979)
  • Running Time: 39 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 6/RV 180 "Il piacere"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Ensemble: Polish Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/10/1982-04/11/1982)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in C minor, RV 199 "Il sospetto"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Ensemble: Polish Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/10/1982-04/11/1982)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Ensemble: Polish Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/10/1982-04/11/1982)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 8 no 10/RV 362 "La caccia"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Ensemble: Polish Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/10/1982-04/11/1982)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (10/07/1958-10/08/1958)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (10/07/1958-10/08/1958)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
  • Performers: Christian Ferras (Violin); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 17 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730-1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord in A minor, BWV 1044 "Triple Concerto"
  • Performers: William Bennett (Flute); George Malcolm (Harpsichord); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 22 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1729-1741

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Violin no 1 in C major, H 7a no 1
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1769.
  • Running Time: 18 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1769

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin in D major, K 271a (271i)
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 24 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Ensemble: Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 29 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Constantin Silvestri
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (02/05/1960-02/07/1960)
  • Running Time: 44 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Efrem Kurtz
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 26 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, for violin & orchestra in D minor, Op. 21
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: George Enescu
  • Notes: Salle Pleyel, Paris, France (06/20/1933-06/21/1933)
  • Running Time: 32 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Chausson, Ernest : Poème for Violin and Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 25
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: George Enescu
  • Notes: Salle Pleyel, Paris, France (06/20/1933-06/21/1933)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1896

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: George Enescu
  • Notes: Studio Albert, Paris, France (02/26/1936/02/28/1936)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Grunewaldekirche, Berlin, Germany (09/06/1957-09/07/1957)
  • Running Time: 40 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Walter Susskind
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 24 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1864-1867

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Edward Elgar
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (07/14/1932-07/15/1932)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: George Enescu
  • Running Time: 23 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1875.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875

>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 30 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Nielsen, Carl : Concerto for Violin Op. 33 (FS 61)
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Mogens Wöldike
  • Running Time: 22 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1911

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 1, Sz 87
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Pierre Boulez
  • Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/08/1968-02/09/1968)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Concerto for Violin no 1, Sz 36
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antal Dorati
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 21 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1907-1908

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antal Dorati
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (02/05/1965-02/06/1965)
  • Running Time: 38 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1937-1938

>Berg, Alban : Concerto for Violin
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Pierre Boulez
  • Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/08/1968-02/09/1968)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1935

>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: William Walton
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (07/12/1969-07/15/1969)
  • Running Time: 31 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939-1943

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 2, Sz 90
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Pierre Boulez
  • Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/08/1968-02/09/1968)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928