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Best of Joshua Bell - The Decca Years

Audio Samples

  1. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219: I. Allegro Aperto
  2. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219: II. Adagio
  3. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219: III. Rondeau (Tempo Di Minuetto) $1.29 on iTunes
  4. Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77: I. Allegro non Troppo
  5. Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77: II. Adagio $1.29 on iTunes
  6. Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77: III. Allegro Giocoso, Ma non troppo Vivace - poco più Presto $1.29 on iTunes
  7. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A, Op. 13: I. Allegro Molto $1.29 on iTunes
  8. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A, Op. 13: II. Andante $1.29 on iTunes
  9. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A, Op. 13: III. Allegro Vivo $1.29 on iTunes
  10. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A, Op. 13: IV. Allegro Quasi Presto $1.29 on iTunes
  11. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D, Op. 94b: I. Moderato $1.29 on iTunes
  12. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D, Op. 94b: II. Scherzo (Presto) $1.29 on iTunes
  13. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D, Op. 94b: III. Andante $1.29 on iTunes
  14. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D, Op. 94b: IV. Allegro con Brio $1.29 on iTunes
  15. Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67: I. Andante - Moderato - poco più Mosso $1.29 on iTunes
  16. Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67: II. Allegro con Brio $1.29 on iTunes
  17. Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67: III. Largo $1.29 on iTunes
  18. Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67: IV. Allegretto - Adagio
  19. Introduction Et Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28 $1.29 on iTunes
  20. Méditation de Thaïs $1.29 on iTunes
  21. Variations On an Original Theme, Op. 15
  22. Romance, Op. 78, No. 2 $1.29 on iTunes
  23. Perpetuum mobile $1.29 on iTunes
  24. Sicilienne and Rigaudon (In the Style of Francois Francoeur) $1.29 on iTunes
  25. Syncopation $1.29 on iTunes
  26. Caprice Viennois, Op. 2 $1.29 on iTunes
  27. Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G Minor - Transcr. Joseph Joachim $1.29 on iTunes
  28. Waves At Play (Wellenspiel) $1.29 on iTunes
  29. Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op. 16 $1.29 on iTunes
  30. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 $1.29 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
>Fauré, Gabriel : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A major, Op. 13
>Prokofiev, Sergey : Sonata for violin & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 94 bis
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
>Massenet, Jules : Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thaïs")
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Variations for Violin on an original theme, Op. 15
>Sibelius, Jean : Pieces (4) for Violin/Cello and Piano, Op. 78
>Novácek, Ottokar : Perpetuum mobile, concert caprice for violin & piano, Op. 5/4
>Kreisler, Fritz : Sicilienne and Rigaudon in the style of Francoeur
>Kreisler, Fritz : Apple Blossoms
>Kreisler, Fritz : Caprice Viennois
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1
>Grasse, Edwin : Waves at play
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This is the very 1st 'Best of Joshua Bell' album to ever be released! Highlighting the essential moments of Joshua Bell's career on Decca, this release will give the consumer a full insight into this violinist's recordings. The 'Best of Joshua Bell: The Decca Years' is a concept album, with each disc having a theme to its repertoire: The Concertos, Sonatas & Chamber Music, and Favorites. Joshua Bell is a living legend, having created more than 30 albums during the course of his career. Since making his concerto debut at the tender age of fourteen with Riccardo Muti and the Philadelphia Orchestra, Bell has established himself as one of the few great classical stars of the modern age.

A new collection of some of Joshua Bell's greatest performances in a specially priced 3-CD set. Features Joshua Bell in concertos, chamber works and solo pieces drawn from his Decca catalogue. Includes recordings personally selected by Joshua Bell.



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
  • Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Peter Maag
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Blackheath Concert Hall (12/18/1991-12/20/1991)
  • Running Time: 31 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
  • Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Running Time: 40 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Fauré, Gabriel : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A major, Op. 13
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Prokofiev, Sergey : Sonata for violin & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 94 bis
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Olli Mustonen (Piano)
  • Notes: St George's, Brandon Hall (03/20/1993-03/21/1993)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Steven Isserlis (Cello); Olli Mustonen (Piano)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1944

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83
  • Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1863

>Massenet, Jules : Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thaïs")
  • Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Wieniawski, Henryk : Variations for Violin on an original theme, Op. 15
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1854

>Sibelius, Jean : Pieces (4) for Violin/Cello and Piano, Op. 78 :: no 2
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915-1917

>Novácek, Ottokar : Perpetuum mobile, concert caprice for violin & piano, Op. 5/4
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Kreisler, Fritz : Sicilienne and Rigaudon in the style of Francoeur
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Paul Coker (Piano)
  • Notes: St George's, Brandon Hall (07/06/1995-07/07/1995)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1905

>Kreisler, Fritz : Apple Blossoms
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Paul Coker (Piano)
  • Notes: St George's, Brandon Hall (07/06/1995-07/07/1995)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 09/1924

>Kreisler, Fritz : Caprice Viennois
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Paul Coker (Piano)
  • Notes: St George's, Brandon Hall (07/06/1995-07/07/1995)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858-1868

>Grasse, Edwin : Waves at play
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Wieniawski, Henryk : Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16
  • Performers: Joshua Bell (Violin); Samuel Sanders (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1855

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
  • Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878