Violin Encores - Meditation; Salut d'Amour; Liebeslied et al. / Kyung Wha Chung; Joshua Bell; Nicola Benedetti

Album Summary

>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
>Williams, John : Schindler's List
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly Suite
>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesleid
>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
>Fauré, Gabriel : Apres un reve, Op. 7 no 1
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Paganini, Niccolò : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
>Falla, Manuel de : Danza Española no 1 (la vida breve)
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
>Monti, Vittorio : Csardas
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This collection of popular encores celebrates the instrument's glittering brilliance and features some of the world's greatest violinists. It contains the intense lyricism of Massenet, Faure and Elgar with thrilling showstoppers by composer-virtuosi such as Paganini, Sarasate and Kreisler.



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Works Details

>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
  • Performer: Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Williams, John : Schindler's List :: Main Theme
  • Performer: Janine Jansen (Violin)
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Notes: Composition written: 1993.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1993

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly Suite :: Romance
  • Performer: Janine Jansen (Violin)
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesleid
  • Performers: Clifford Benson (Piano); Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
  • Performers: Clifford Benson (Piano); Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
  • Performers: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin); Phillip Moll (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
  • Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Running Time: 9 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1863

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1
  • Performers: Alexei Grynyuk (Piano); Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1877

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performers: Alexei Grynyuk (Piano); Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
  • Performer: Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1817

>Falla, Manuel de : Danza Española no 1 (la vida breve)
  • Performers: Samuel Sanders (Piano); Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1
  • Performers: Samuel Sanders (Piano); Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858-1868

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
  • Performer: Akiko Suwanai (Violin)
  • Conductor: Iván Fischer
  • Running Time: 7 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878

>Monti, Vittorio : Csárdás
  • Performer: Lakatos Róbert (Violin)
  • Ensemble: Roby Lakatos Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904