2 CD / Supraphon / 2011-05-04Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in D minor; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35; Jean Sibelius: Concerto ...
Performers: Hudecek, Vaclav
Conductors: Smetacek, Vaclav; Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vaclav Hudecek ranks among the most gifted violinists, not only on a Czech but also an international scale, to have graced a 20th-century concert stage....continue...
2 CD / Supraphon / 2008-01-04Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Spalícek (The Chap-Book), ballet, H. 214; The Spectre's Bride (Svatebni kosile), ballad for soloists, chorus & orchestra (originally part of S; Dandelion Romance, H 364; Petrkl...
Performers: Bogunia, Stanislav; Cejkova, Milada; Horacek, Pavel; Kopp, Miroslav; Kratochvilova, Anna; Markova, Jirina; Messiereur, Petr; Novak, Richard
Conductors: Jilek, Frantisek; Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: ; Prague Symphony Orchestra
The common thread joining all these pieces is Martinu's homesickness, his love for his homeland and its folk traditions. The first version of 'Spalicek' ("a...continue...