William Primrose: 'A XXth Century Violist' - Mozart: Symphonie concertante K.364; Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Bartok: Viola Concerto; Walton: Viola Concerto / William Primrose, viola; Jascha Heifetz, violin
1 CD / Praga / 2016-01-08Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for Piano in B minor, K 540; Hector Berlioz: Harold en Italie, Op. 16, Symphonie pour orchestre, alto principal d'après Byron; Béla Bartók: Concer...
Performers: Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Primrose, William [Viola]
Conductors: Solomon, Izler; Munch, Charles; Serlih, Tibor; Walton, William
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra of London; Philharmonia Orchestra; RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
A Twentieth Century Violist is a fitting tribute to the great violist William Primrose. The collection centers around the last work of Béla Bartók, his...continue...
Recording information: Bartók Records, London (03/31/1958); Boston Symphony Hall (03/31/1958); London (03/31/1958); New York (03/31/1958); Bartók Records, London (07/22/1946-07/23/1946); Bos...continue...
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-01-13Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Alfred Schnittke: Passacaglia for orchestra
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]
Conductors: Kitayenko, Dmitry; Kitayenko, Dmitri
Ensemble: ; Academic Symphony Orchestra
Firma Melodiya presents a live recording of works by the music classics of the 20th century William Walton and Alfred Schnittke made at the Grand...continue...
Recording information: Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (04/06/1982)....continue...
1 CD / RCA Records Import / 2011-06-07Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Max Bruch: Concerto for clarinet & viola with orchestra, in E minor, Op. 88; Romance, for viola & orchestra in F major, Op. 85; Kol Nidrei, for cello & orchestra, ...
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Tretyakov, Victor
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
"Bashmet turns in his usual spit-polish playing, and these are attractive interpretations. I just wish he'd get a better viola than that thin-toned Testore he...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2009-11-17Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for Piano in B minor, K 540; William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Dicterow, Glenn; Dreyfus, Karen
Conductors: St. Clair, Carl; Swoboda, Jerzy
1 CD / Hyperion / 2007-07-10Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Edmund Rubbra: Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn "O Quando in Cruce" for 2 violas, Op. 117a; Concerto for viola & orchestra in A, Op 75
Performers: Power, Lawrence
Conductors: Volkov, Ilan
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
"Power's rich, elegiac tone is heard to wonderful advantage in the melancholic, slowish outer movements, but he has plenty of bite and dazzle in the...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Coviello / 2006-05-04Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Sally Beamish: Concerto for Viola no 1; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a
Performers: Masurenko, Tatjana
Conductors: Walker, Garry
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2 CD / Sony / RCA Import / 2002-03-08Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Cello; Concerto for Viola; Sinfonia concertante, for orchestra with piano obbligato
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Piatigorsky, Gregor [Cello]; Stott, Kathryn [Piano]
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Walton, William; Munch, Charles; Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
Bashmet's partners are the ideal combination of Previn and the LSO, and it's Previn's vintage version of the First Symphony with the...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1996-02-07Works: William Walton: Johannesburg Festival Overture, for orchestra; Concerto for Viola; Symphony no 2
Performers: Tomter, Lars Anders
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1992-11-01Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Sonata for Strings (transcription by Walton and M.Arnold of String Quartet in A minor); Variations on A Theme by Hindemith, for orchestra
Performers: Blum, Norbert; Crehan, Dermot; Imai, Nobuko; Shaxson, Rhydian; Wright, Robert St. John [Violin]
Conductors: Latham-Koenig, Jan
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra