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>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in A major, Op. 2 no 2/RV 31
>Kreisler, Fritz : Sonata for Violin in G minor 'The Devil's Trill'
>     3. Grave 4. Allegro assai
>Boccherini, Luigi : String Quintet in E, Op. 13/5
>     3. Minuetto
>Vitali, Tommaso Antonio : Chaconne in G minor
>Corelli, Arcangelo : Sonatas (12) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 5
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050
>     3. Allegro
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043
>     2. Largo ma non tanto
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041
>     1. Allegro
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin & oboe in D minor, BWV 1060
>     2. Adagio
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in E, BWV 1042
>     3. Allegro assai
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
>     5. Chaconne
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Solo Sonata no 3 in C, BWV 1005
>     4. Allegro assai
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 3 in E, BWV 1006
>     1. Preludio
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Violin in B flat, K 378
>     3. Rondo
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G, K 216
>     1. Allegro; conclusion
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K 364
>     2. Andante
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A 'Turkish', K 219
>     3. Rondeau
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Violihn Sonata no 5 in F 'Spring', Op. 24
>     1. Allegro; opening
>     3. Scherzo
>     4. Rondo
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 1 in G, Op. 40
>     Opening
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 2 in A, Op. 12/2
>     1. Allegro vivace; opening
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 3 in E flat, Op. 12/3
>     2. Adagio con molt'espressione
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 4 in A minor, Op. 23
>     3. Allegro molto; conclusion
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Quartet for Strings no 1 in F, Op. 18/1
>     2. Adagio affettoso ed appassionata
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Triple Concerto for piano, violin and cello in C, Op. 56
>     2. Largo
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 8 in G, Op. 30/3
>     3. Allegro vivace
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 2 in F, Op. 50
>     Opening
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 9 in A 'Kreutzer', Op. 47
>     3. Finale
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 61
>     1. Allegro ma non troppo; opening
>     2. Larghetto; opening
>     3. Rondo; conclusion
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 100
>     2. Andante tranquillo - Vivace
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
>     3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Concert Fantasy on 'Carmen', Op. 25
>     Opening
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>     2. Andante
>Mendelssohn, Felix : On Wings of Song
>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
>     3. Intermezzo
>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 6
>     3. Rondo
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>     Méditation
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>     Act 3. Russian Dance
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35
>     3. Allegro vivacissimo
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
>     2. Adagio
>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37
>     3. Adagio 4. Allegro con fuoco
>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 6
>     3. Rondo ('La campanella')
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 19
>     2. Scherzo
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>     Masques
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
>     3. Cadenza (accompagnata
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>     3. Allegro ma non tanto
>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
>Fauré, Gabriel : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 99
>     4. Burlesque
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly
>     Romance
>Stravinsky, Igor : Concerto for Violin in D
>     1. Toccata
>Szymanowski, Karol : Op. 28
>     Tarantella
>Delius, Frederick : Hassan
>     Serenade
>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin
>     2. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana / Trio (Canzonetta)
>Pärt, Arvo : Spiegel im Spiegel
>     Extract
>Bernstein, Leonard : Serenade after Plato's 'Symposium'
>     3. Eryximachus
>Williams, John : Schindler's List
>     Main Theme
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2, Op. 63
>     3. Allegro, ben marcato
>Bazzini, Antonio : La ronde des lutins, Op. 25
>Dvorak, Antonin : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
>Paganini, Niccolò : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
>Rossini, Gioachino : Andante con Variazione for Violin and Harp in F major
>Kreisler, Fritz : La Gitana
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>     Sabre Dance
>Heifetz, Jascha : Flight of the Bumblebee, arrangement for violin & piano (after Rimsky-Korsakov's Tale of Tsar Sultan
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4
>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
>Kreisler, Fritz : Schon Rosmarin
>Suk, Josef : Burleska, for violin & piano, Op. 17/4
>Falla, Manuel de : La vida breve
>     Danse espagnole
>Shchedrin, Rodion : Balalaika, Op. 100
>Schubert, Franz : Ave Maria
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43
>Kreisler, Fritz : Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani
>Monti, Vittorio : Czardas
>Paganini, Niccolò : Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11
>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in A major, Op. 2 no 2/RV 31
>Kreisler, Fritz : Sonata for Violin in G minor 'The Devil's Trill'
>Boccherini, Luigi : String Quintet in E, Op. 13/5
>Vitali, Tommaso Antonio : Chaconne in G minor
>Corelli, Arcangelo : Sonatas (12) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 5
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin & oboe in D minor, BWV 1060
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in E, BWV 1042
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Solo Sonata no 3 in C, BWV 1005
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 3 in E, BWV 1006
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Violin in B flat, K 378
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G, K 216
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K 364
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A 'Turkish', K 219
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Violihn Sonata no 5 in F 'Spring', Op. 24
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 1 in G, Op. 40
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 2 in A, Op. 12/2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 3 in E flat, Op. 12/3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 4 in A minor, Op. 23
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Quartet for Strings no 1 in F, Op. 18/1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Triple Concerto for piano, violin and cello in C, Op. 56
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 8 in G, Op. 30/3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 2 in F, Op. 50
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 9 in A 'Kreutzer', Op. 47
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 61
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 100
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Concert Fantasy on 'Carmen', Op. 25
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Mendelssohn, Felix : On Wings of Song
>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 6
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37
>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 6
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 19
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
>Fauré, Gabriel : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 99
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly
>Stravinsky, Igor : Concerto for Violin in D
>Szymanowski, Karol : Op. 28
>Delius, Frederick : Hassan
>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin
>Pärt, Arvo : Spiegel im Spiegel
>Bernstein, Leonard : Serenade after Plato's 'Symposium'
>Williams, John : Schindler's List
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2, Op. 63
>Bazzini, Antonio : La ronde des lutins, Op. 25
>Dvorak, Antonin : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
>Paganini, Niccolò : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
>Rossini, Gioachino : Andante con Variazione for Violin and Harp in F major
>Kreisler, Fritz : La Gitana
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>Heifetz, Jascha : Flight of the Bumblebee, arrangement for violin & piano (after Rimsky-Korsakov's Tale of Tsar Sultan
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4
>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
>Kreisler, Fritz : Schon Rosmarin
>Suk, Josef : Burleska, for violin & piano, Op. 17/4
>Falla, Manuel de : La vida breve
>Shchedrin, Rodion : Balalaika, Op. 100
>Schubert, Franz : Ave Maria
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43
>Kreisler, Fritz : Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani
>Monti, Vittorio : Czardas
>Paganini, Niccolò : Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11
>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
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This 6-CD set contains a fine collection of 100 favorite violin classics, performed by some of the world's leading artists. Among them are giants of the past and present such as Renaud Capucon, Sarah Chang, Kyung-Wha Chung, Augustin Dumay, Christian Ferras, Leonid Kogan, Fritz Kreisler, and Gidon Kremer.



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>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Alberto Lysy
  • Ensemble: Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Running Time: 39 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in A major, Op. 2 no 2/RV 31
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1716

>Kreisler, Fritz : Sonata for Violin in G minor 'The Devil's Trill' :: 3. Grave 4. Allegro assai
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Boccherini, Luigi : String Quintet in E, Op. 13/5 :: 3. Minuetto
  • Ensemble: Europa Galante
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1772

>Vitali, Tommaso Antonio : Chaconne in G minor
  • Performers: Artur Balsam (Piano); Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1705-1745

>Corelli, Arcangelo : Sonatas (12) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 5
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 :: 3. Allegro
  • Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin)
  • Conductor: Anthony Halstead
  • Ensemble: Hanover Band
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/24/1721

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 :: 2. Largo ma non tanto
  • Performers: Christian Ferras (Violin); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730-1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041 :: 1. Allegro
  • Performers: Leslie Pearson (Harpsichord); Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
  • Conductor: Salvatore Accardo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin & oboe in D minor, BWV 1060 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performers: Leon Goossens (Oboe); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1921

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in E, BWV 1042 :: 3. Allegro assai
  • Performers: Leslie Pearson (Harpsichord); Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
  • Conductor: Salvatore Accardo
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 :: 5. Chaconne
  • Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Solo Sonata no 3 in C, BWV 1005 :: 4. Allegro assai
  • Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita no 3 in E, BWV 1006 :: 1. Preludio
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Violin in B flat, K 378 :: 3. Rondo
  • Performers: Oleg Kagan (Violin); Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G, K 216 :: 1. Allegro; conclusion
  • Performer: David Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K 364 :: 2. Andante
  • Performers: Igor Oistrakh (Violin); David Oistrakh (Viola)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A 'Turkish', K 219 :: 3. Rondeau
  • Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Violihn Sonata no 5 in F 'Spring', Op. 24 :: 1. Allegro; opening
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Violihn Sonata no 5 in F 'Spring', Op. 24 :: 3. Scherzo
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Violihn Sonata no 5 in F 'Spring', Op. 24 :: 4. Rondo
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 1 in G, Op. 40 :: Opening
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: John Pritchard
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 2 in A, Op. 12/2 :: 1. Allegro vivace; opening
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1797-98.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 3 in E flat, Op. 12/3 :: 2. Adagio con molt'espressione
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1797-98.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 4 in A minor, Op. 23 :: 3. Allegro molto; conclusion
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1800.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Quartet for Strings no 1 in F, Op. 18/1 :: 2. Adagio affettoso ed appassionata
  • Notes: Composition written: 1798-1800.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1798-1800

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Triple Concerto for piano, violin and cello in C, Op. 56 :: 2. Largo
  • Performers: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello); David Oistrakh (Violin); Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1803-1804

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 8 in G, Op. 30/3 :: 3. Allegro vivace
  • Performers: Pierre Barbizet (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1801-02.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801-1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance no 2 in F, Op. 50 :: Opening
  • Performer: Josef Suk (Violin)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin no 9 in A 'Kreutzer', Op. 47 :: 3. Finale
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802-1803

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 61 :: 1. Allegro ma non troppo; opening
  • Performer: Josef Suk (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 61 :: 2. Larghetto; opening
  • Performer: Josef Suk (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 61 :: 3. Rondo; conclusion
  • Performer: Josef Suk (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 100 :: 2. Andante tranquillo - Vivace
  • Performers: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin); Peter Frankl (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 :: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
  • Performer: Gidon Kremer (Violin)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 8 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Concert Fantasy on 'Carmen', Op. 25 :: Opening
  • Performers: Placido Domingo; Sarah Chang (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1883

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Mendelssohn, Felix : On Wings of Song
  • Performers: Renaud Capuçon (Violin); Jérôme Ducros (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 10/01/1835

>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21 :: 3. Intermezzo
  • Performer: Leonid Kogan (Violin)
  • Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1874.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 6 :: 3. Rondo
  • Performer: Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Eugene Goossens
  • Running Time: 6 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1815-1816

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
  • Performer: Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
  • Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
  • Running Time: 8 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1863

>Massenet, Jules : Thaïs :: Méditation
  • Performers: Placido Domingo; Sarah Chang (Violin)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Act 3. Russian Dance
  • Performer: Ida Haendel (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35 :: 3. Allegro vivacissimo
  • Performer: Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Running Time: 9 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Masuko Ushioda (Violin)
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Running Time: 8 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1864-1867

>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor, Op. 37 :: 3. Adagio 4. Allegro con fuoco
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1861

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 6 :: 3. Rondo ('La campanella')
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Alberto Erede
  • Running Time: 7 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1826

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D, Op. 19 :: 2. Scherzo
  • Performer: David Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Conductor: Lovro Matacic
  • Notes: Composition written: 1916-17.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1916-1917

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet :: Masques
  • Performers: Jérôme Ducros (Piano); Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1937.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1937

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61 :: 3. Cadenza (accompagnata
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Notes: Composition written: 1909-10.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 :: 3. Allegro ma non tanto
  • Performer: Ida Haendel (Violin)
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Running Time: 7 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1907

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
  • Performers: Jean-Phillipe Collard (Piano); Augustin Dumay (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 99 :: 4. Burlesque
  • Performer: David Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Conductor: Maxim Shostakovich
  • Notes: Composition written: 1947-48.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1947-1948

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly :: Romance
  • Performers: Piers Lane (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Stravinsky, Igor : Concerto for Violin in D :: 1. Toccata
  • Performer: Frank Zimmermann (Violin)
  • Conductor: Gianluigi Gelmetti
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1931

>Szymanowski, Karol : Op. 28 :: Tarantella
  • Performers: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin); Itamar Golan (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915

>Delius, Frederick : Hassan :: Serenade
  • Performers: Piers Lane (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1923

>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin :: 2. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana / Trio (Canzonetta)
  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: William Walton
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939-1943

>Arvo Pärt (1935 - ) : Spiegel im Spiegel :: Extract
  • Performers: Tasmin Little (Violin); Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Bernstein, Leonard : Serenade after Plato's 'Symposium' :: 3. Eryximachus
  • Performer: Robert McDuffie (Violin)
  • Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Williams, John : Schindler's List :: Main Theme
  • Performer: Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Conductor: Iain Sutherland
  • Running Time: 5 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1993

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2, Op. 63 :: 3. Allegro, ben marcato
  • Performer: David Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Conductor: Alceo Galliera
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1935

>Bazzini, Antonio : La ronde des lutins, Op. 25
  • Performers: Maxim Vengerov (Violin); Vag Papian (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
  • Performers: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin); Itamar Golan (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
  • Performer: Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1817

>Rossini, Gioachino : Andante con Variazione for Violin and Harp in F major
  • Performers: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano); Gidon Kremer (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1820

>Kreisler, Fritz : La Gitana
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 05/1919

>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh :: Sabre Dance
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1941-42.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1941-1942

>Heifetz, Jascha : Flight of the Bumblebee, arrangement for violin & piano (after Rimsky-Korsakov's Tale of Tsar Sultan
  • Performers: Piers Lane (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Wieniawski, Henryk : Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4
  • Performers: Maxim Vengerov (Violin); Ian Brown (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852

>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
  • Performers: Franz Rupp (Piano); Fritz Kreisler (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5
  • Performers: Vladimir Yampolsky (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858-1868

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34
  • Performers: David Oistrakh (Violin); Vladimir Yampolsky (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1877

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Kreisler, Fritz : Schön Rosmarin
  • Performers: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin); Itamar Golan (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Suk, Josef : Burleska, for violin & piano, Op. 17/4
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Falla, Manuel de : La vida breve :: Danse espagnole
  • Performers: Piers Lane (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1905-13.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1905-1913

>Shchedrin, Rodion : Balalaika, Op. 100
  • Performer: Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Schubert, Franz : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1825

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43
  • Performers: Maxim Vengerov (Violin); Ian Brown (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1899

>Kreisler, Fritz : Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani
  • Performers: Leon Pommers (Piano); Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Monti, Vittorio : Czardas
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11
  • Performer: Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Felix Slatkin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Michael Rabin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Felix Slatkin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1906