Violin Concerto

April 15, 2015, 7:00 pm

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This week, we delve into the rich history of the violin concerto.

Playlist

Episode 3

Mendelssohn
Concertgebouw Orch/Haitink; Perlman, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in e minor, Op. 64, I
EMI 47074
13:02
Brahms
NY Phil/Masur;Mutter, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, Op. 77, I
DG 457075
22:56, 2:13
Viotti
Padova Chamber Orch/Golub; Kaplan, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 22 in a minor (excerpts)
Arab 6691
2:04, 1:44
Tchaikovsky
Berlin Phil/Abbado; Midori, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35, III
Sony 68338
10:08

Episode 1

Mendelssohn
Concertgebouw Orch/Haitink; Perlman, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in e minor, I (excerpt)
EMI 47074
1:20
Vivaldi
English Concert/Pinnock; Standage, v.
Autumn from The Four Seasons
Archiv 400045
:31, 10:17
J.S. Bach
Academy of Ancient Music/Manze, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042
HM 907155
7:22, 8:39
Mozart
Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra/Zinman; Frank, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, III
Arte Nova 721040
5:58
Mozart
New Symphony Orchestra/Sargent; Heifetz, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 4 in D Major, K. 218, II
RCA 61761
6:21
Mozart
German Chamber Phil/Tetzlaff, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, I (excerpt) + III
Virgin 82122
1:23 + 8:33, 1:25

Episode 2

Beethoven, cad. Kreisler
Columbia Symphony/Walter;Francescatti, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, Op. 61, I
Sony 47659
23:33, 2:05
Beethoven, cad. Schnittke
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Marriner; Kremer, v.
Violin Concerto, Op. 61, I (excerpt)
Phil 410549
4:46
Beethoven, cad. Bell
Camerata Salzburg/Norrington; Bell, v.
Violin Concerto, Op. 61, I (excerpt) + III
Sony 89505
4:09 + 9:16
Paganini
Chamber Orchestra of Santa Cecilia/Ughi; Ughi, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in b minor, La Campanella, III
RCA 7844
8:05

Episode 4

Sibelius
Academy of St. Martin in-the-Fields/Marriner; Josefowicz, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in d minor, Op. 47, III (excerpt), I
Phil 446131
:51, 15:20
Elgar
LSO/Davis; Hahn, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in b minor, Op. 61, III
DG 474504
:16, 7:34
Berg
CSO/Solti; Chung, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (excerpts)
Lon 411804
:27, 8:36
Barber
LSO/Previn; Shaham, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 14, II
DG 439886
8:49
Walton
Royal Phil/Previn; Kennedy, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, II
EMI 49628
6:36, :19

Episode 5

Prokofiev
LSO/Rostropovich; Vengerov, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 1, I
Teldec 92256
9:57
Weill
English Symphony Orch/Boughton; Hope, v.
Concerto for Violin & Wind Orchestra, II
Nimbus 5582
3:21
Stravinsky
BSO/Ozawa; Perlman, v.
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, I
DG 447445
5:46
Bartók
Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer;Zehetmair, v.
Violin Concerto No. 2 in b minor, I
Berlin Cl 1134
15:02
Adams
LSO/Nagano; Kremer, v.
Concerto for Violin, Part II: Body Through Which the Dream Flows
Nonesuch 79360
11:31