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

Audio Samples

>Massenet, Jules : Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thaïs")
>Williams, John : Schindler's List
>     Main Theme
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly Suite
>     Romance
>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 : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
>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 : Csárdás, for violin & orchestra

Album Summary

>Massenet, Jules : Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "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 : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
>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 : Csárdás, for violin & orchestra
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 : Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "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: Shlomo Mintz (Violin); Clifford Benson (Piano)
  • 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

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : 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

>Fauré, Gabriel : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
  • 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

>Paganini, Niccolò : 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, for violin & orchestra
  • Performer: Lakatos Róbert (Violin)
  • Ensemble: Roby Lakatos Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904