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Great Violin Concertos - Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Spohr, Paganini, Lalo et al. [10 CDs]

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  1. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring": I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  2. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring": II. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  3. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring": III. Allegro pastorale $0.99 on iTunes
  4. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer": I. Allegro non molto $0.99 on iTunes
  5. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer": II. Adagio - Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  6. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer": III. Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  7. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293 "Autumn": I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  8. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293 "Autumn": II. Adagio molto $0.99 on iTunes
  9. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293 "Autumn": III. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  10. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter": I. Allegro non molto $0.99 on iTunes
  11. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter": II. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  12. The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter": III. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218: I. Allegro
  20. Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218: II. Andante cantabile $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218: III. Rondeau. Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": I. Allegro aperto
  23. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": II. Adagio
  24. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": III. Tempo di menuetto $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Violin Concerto No. 8 in A Minor, Op. 47 "In modo di scena cantante": I. Recitative. Allegro molto - $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Violin Concerto No. 8 in A Minor, Op. 47 "In modo di scena cantante": II. Adagio - Recitative. Andante - $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Violin Concerto No. 8 in A Minor, Op. 47 "In modo di scena cantante": III. Allegro moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  28. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo
  29. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: II. Larghetto
  30. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: III. Rondo. Allegro
  31. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  32. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: III. Rondeau. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  34. Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato
  35. Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante - Allegro non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  36. Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Allegro molto vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  37. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: I. Prelude. Allegro moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  38. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  39. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: III. Finale. Allegro energico $0.99 on iTunes
  40. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor, Op. 37 "Gretry": I. Allegro non troppo - Moderato
  41. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor, Op. 37 "Gretry": II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  42. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor, Op. 37 "Gretry": III. Allegro con fuoco $0.99 on iTunes
  43. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo
  44. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  45. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  46. Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 6, MS 21: I. Allegro maestoso
  47. Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 6, MS 21: II. Adagio espressivo $0.99 on iTunes
  48. Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 6, MS 21: III. Rondo. Allegro spiritoso $0.99 on iTunes
  49. Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 61: I. Allegro non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  50. Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 61: II. Andantino quasi allegretto $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
>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"
>Spohr, Louis : Concerto for Violin no 8 in A minor, Op. 47 "in modo di scena cantante"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor ("Grétry"), Op. 37
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61
>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, for violin & orchestra in D minor, Op. 21
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35
>Glazunov, Alexander : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
>Prokofiev, Sergey : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19
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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 39 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Oliver Dohnányi
  • Running Time: 14 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Oliver Dohnányi
  • Running Time: 18 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1730

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin in D major, K 271a (271i)
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 25 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 30 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Spohr, Louis : Concerto for Violin no 8 in A minor, Op. 47 "in modo di scena cantante"
  • Performer: Simone Lamsma (Violin)
  • Conductor: Patrick Gallois
  • Running Time: 19 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1816

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Kenneth Jean
  • Running Time: 46 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 24 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1775

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Kenneth Jean
  • Running Time: 29 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 23 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1864-1867

>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Concerto for Violin no 5 in A minor ("Grétry"), Op. 37
  • Performer: Misha Keylin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
  • Running Time: 21 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1861

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 41 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Paganini, Niccolò : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6
  • Performer: Ilya Kaler (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 36 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1815-1816

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61
  • Performer: Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Running Time: 27 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1880

>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, for violin & orchestra in D minor, Op. 21
  • Performer: Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)
  • Conductor: Johannes Wildner
  • Notes: Composition written: 1874.
  • Running Time: 32 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Kenneth Jean
  • Running Time: 37 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Glazunov, Alexander : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82
  • Performer: Ilya Kaler (Violin)
  • Conductor: Camilla Kolchinsky
  • Running Time: 20 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1904

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
  • Performer: Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Notes: Composition written: 1909-10.
  • Running Time: 45 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Wieniawski, Henryk : Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 22
  • Performer: Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Running Time: 16 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1870

>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
  • Performer: Henning Kraggerud [Composer/Violin] (Violin)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Engeset
  • Running Time: 31 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
  • Performer: Ilya Kaler (Violin)
  • Conductor: Camilla Kolchinsky
  • Running Time: 29 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
  • Performer: Ilya Kaler (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Notes: Composition written: 1947-48.
  • Running Time: 38 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1947-1948

>Prokofiev, Sergey : Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19
  • Performer: Tedi Papavrami (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Notes: Composition written: 1916-17.
  • Running Time: 21 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1916-1917