David Oistrakh – Mozart – Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216
The Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, was written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1878. It is one of the best known violin concertos, and is considered one of the most technically difficult works for the violin.
Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)
Drei Ungarische Tanze (Three Hungarian Dances)
Naum Walter, piano
Recorded in 1954
1 Largo – Allegro
David Oistrakh, violin
Paul Badura-Skoda, piano
A. Dvořák, Trio in E minor Op.90 “Dumky”, Oistrakh, Oborin, Knushevitsky
1. Lento maestoso
2. Andante – Vivace non troppo
3. Andante moderato
5. Lento maestoso – Vivace
David Oistrakh Violin
Lev Oborin Piano
Sviatoslav Knushevitsky Violoncello
Ion Voicu (October 8, 1923–February 24, 1997) was a Romanian violinist and orchestral conductor.
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David and Igor Oistrakh are soloists, and Sir Eugene Goossens leads the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, in this 1961 performance of Bach’s Concerto for two violins, strings and continuo in D minor, BWV 1043. George Malcolm plays the harpsichord.
From the LP you see above, issued in 1962 on the DG label, serial number 138 820. Jacket is at 5:08; label is at 13:04. Images of Bach and excerpts from the score (1:45, 12:09, 16:14) are interspersed throughout. Images from the reverse side of the LP jacket begin at16:40.
You can hear this father/son duo in a performance of this same work, recorded in 1957 with Rudolf Barshai conducting, here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceHVl0…
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Ludwig van Beethoven
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61
From Wikipedia: Cadenzas for the work have been written by several notable violinists, including Joachim. The cadenzas by Fritz Kreisler are probably most often employed. More recently, composer Alfred Schnittke provided controversial cadenzas with a characteristically 20th-century flavor; violinist Gidon Kremer has recorded the concerto with the Schnittke cadenzas. New Klezmer-inspired cadenzas written by Airat Ichmatourov for Alexandre Da Costa in 2011 have been recorded by the Taipei Symphony Orchestra for Warner Classics and will be released in 2013.
The following violinists and composers have written cadenzas: Continue reading