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Program 1

W.A. Mozart: Fragment from “Nannerl Notenbuch” K. 9b (excerpt)

Claudio Colombo, p.

:39

 
W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpt)

Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt

DHM 63970

2:49, :24

 
Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus fr. Miserere (excerpt)

The Cambridge Singers/Rutter

Collegium 123

:54

 
W.A. Mozart: Divertimento No. 1 in D, K. 136

Lausanne Chamber Orchestra/Yehudi Menhuin

Virgin 91122

12:37

 
W.A. Mozart: Divertimento in F, K. 138, II

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner

Lon 417741

3:59

 
W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 5 in G Major, I, K. 283

Walter Gieseking, p.

EMI 63688

3:56

 
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga: Symphony in D, I (excerpt) & IV

La Capella Reial de Catalunya/Jordi Savall

Astree 8532

2:45, 7:14

 

W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, Jupiter, IV

NY Phil/Bruno Walter

Sony 64477

6:43

Program 2

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
    III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace—Poco più
    presto

Berliner Philharmoniker/Rudolf Kempe; Yehudi Menuhin, v.

EMI 64131

8:13

 

Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto In B Minor, Op. 61
    III. Allegro Molto

London Symphony Orchestra/Edward Elgar; Yehudi Menuhin, v.

EMI 54564

9:09

 
Alfredo D'Ambrosio: Serenade (excerpt)

Georges Enesco, v.

GENN BVA 1

1:21

                             
Sweet Georgia Brown  

Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli, vlns. 

EMI 66830

2:38   

                
Prabhati (Based On Raga Gunkali) (excerpt)

Ensemble; Yehudi Menuhin, v.; Ravi Shankar, sitar 

EMI 67180

2:36   

 
Walton: Violin Concerto In B Minor
I. Andante Tranquillo  
II. Presto Capriccioso Alla Napolitana

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn;

    Nigel Kennedy, v.

EMI 67180

17:42      

                                         
Irving Berlin: Cheek To Cheek (excerpt)           

Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli, violins   

EMI 49628

1:36

Program 3

Niccolò Paganini: Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1
    No. 5 in A Minor
    No. 9 in E Major, La Chasse

Julia Fischer, v.

2:46, 3:11

 
Niccolò Paganini: Le Streghe (The Witches), Op. 8

Julian Sitkovetsky, v.; Bella Davidovich, p.

Artek 0030

11:23

 
Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20, I & III

Jaime Laredo, Alexander Schneider, Arnold Steinhardt & John Dalley, violins; Michael Tree & Samuel Rhodes, violas; Leslie Parnas, David Soyer cellos

Sony 46251

19:24

 
Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21

CSO/James Levine

DG 415137

11:49

Program 4

Pablo Sarasate: Zapateado, Op. 23, No. 2

Jascha Heifetz, v.; André Benoist, p.

RCA 61732

3:28

                   
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
    Finale: Allegro molto vivace  
     

Jascha Heifetz, v.; Samuel Chotzinoff, p.

RCA 61732

4:36

           
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
    Allegro

Artur Rubinstein, p.; Jascha Heifetz, v.; Emanuel Feuermann, vc.

RCA 61763

8:58

               
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63 in G Minor
    Allegro ben marcato

BSO/Serge Koussevitzky; Jascha Heifetz, v.

RCA 61735

6:32
 
 
Grigoraş Dinicu: Hora Staccato 

Jascha Heifetz, v.

61734

1:53 excerpt

  
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Pas d'action  fr. Swan Lake Act II

Orchestra; Oscar Shumsky, v.

www.shumskymusic.com

6:02

 
Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin, Op. 61 
    (excerpts)

Curtis Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner; Oscar Shumsky, v.

www.shumskymusic.com

8:15, 4:20

 
W. A. Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola, K. 424 (excerpt)
    Theme and Var., Andante grazioso   

Oscar Shumsky, v.; Eric Shumsky, vla.

www.shumskymusic.com

1:05

Program 5

Frédéric Chopin: Étude No. 8 in F, Op. 10 (excerpts)

Maurizio Pollini, p.

DG 413794

:51, 1:17

 
Chopin: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2, II

Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra/Paolo Bordoni; Garrick Ohlsson, p.

EMI 62512

9:32

 
Chopin: Mazurka No. 47 in A Minor, Op. 68 No. 2

Artur Rubinsten, p.

RCA 5614

2:47

 
Chopin: Mazurka in C Major, Op. 7 No. 5
    Mazurka in E Minor, Op. 41 No 2

Ivan Moravec, p.

Dorian 90140

3:28
 
 
Chopin: Mazurka No. 44 in C Major, Op. 67 No. 3
    Mazurka No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 17 No. 4

William Kapell, p.

RCA 68990

5:39

 
Chopin: Waltz No. 13 in D-flat, Op. 70 No. 3
    Waltz No. 3 in a minor, Op. 34

    No. 2, Grand Valse Brillante Waltz

    No. 14 in E Minor

Dinu Lipatti, p.

2:08

 
Chopin: Sonata No. 3 for Piano in B Minor, II

Rudolf Firkusny, p.

EMI 66066

2:45

 
Chopin: Ballade #2 In F, Op. 38

Krystian Zimerman, p.

DG 423090

7:45

 
Chopin: Étude No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 10 No. 2

Frederic Chiu, p.

HM 907201

1:26

 
Chopin: Étude in F Minor, Op. 25 No. 2

Rudolph Serkin, p.

Archiphon 105

1:24

 
Chopin: Étude No. 7 in E, Op. 10 No. 7
    Étude No. 5 in G-flat, Op. 10 No. 5, Black Keys

Maurizio Pollini, p.

DG 413794

3:07

 

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