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David Oistrakh: Violin Masterclass (10 CDs)

David Oistrakh: Violin Masterclass (10 CDs)

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10 CD deluxe clamshell box including 24 Concertos, two Sonatas (Devil’s Trill etc), Scottish Fantasia, and many short Encores



CD 1
Bach Violin Concertos 1-3 (plus Brandenburg No.4)
Members of Vienna Philharmonic / David Oistrakh*
Harpsichord – Georg Fischer (1-3), George Malcolm (4-6)
with Igor Oistrakh /Royal Philharmonic Orchestra /Eugene Goossens**
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Rudolf Barshai***
Flutes – Alexander Korneyev & Naum Zeidel***

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Concerto for Violin, Strings & Continuo No.1 in A minor, BWV1041* [15:24]
1. I. (Allegro) – 4:03 2. II. Andante – 7:27 3. III. Allegro assai – 3:53
Concerto for Violin, Strings & Continuo No.2 in E major, BWV1042* [18:22]
4. I. Allegro – 8:23 5. II. Adagio – 7:04 6. III. Allegro assai – 2:54
‘Double’ Concerto for Two Violins & Continuo D minor, BWV1043** [16:53]
7. I. Vivace – 4:11 8. II. Largo ma non tanto – 7:26 9. III. Allegro – 5:15
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV1049*** [17:52]
10. I. Allegro – 7:42 11. II Andante – 4:30 12. III Presto – 5:40


TOTAL TIME 68:51
Engineers (BWV1041, 1042): Günter Hermanns, Harald Baudis; Producers: Hans Weber, Wolfgang Lohs.
Originally issued Deutsche Grammophon (1-9) 1962; Melodiya (10-12) 1957
Re-mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)

CD 2
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61 [45:57]
[1] Allegro ma non troppo 25:40

[2] Larghetto 9:47

[3] Rondo: Allegro 10:21
with Orchestre de la Radiodiffusion Française /André Cluytens

1959 EMI
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64 [27:10]
[4] Allegro molto appassionato 12:42

[5] Andante 8:15

[6] Allegro non troppo – Allegro molto vivace 6:12
with Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy / rec 1955 (Columbia)
Beethoven producer for Columbia: Walter Legge; Mendelssohn: CBS in Philadelphia
TOTAL TIME 73:16 Re-mastering: Paul Arden-Taylor

CD 3
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op.77 [40:45]
[1] I. Allegro non troppo 22:30

[2] II. Adagio 9:47

[3] III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace 8:27


with Orchestre de la Radiodiffusion Française / Otto Klemperer /1961 EMI

Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53 [32:07]
[4] I. Allegro ma non troppo 10:56

[5] II. Adagio ma non troppo 11:32

[6] III. Finale: Allegro giocoso ma non troppo 9:39
with USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Kondrashin
Executive Producer: Seymour Solomon; Digital Remaster/SBM Transfer: Ed Friedner; Recorded: Moscow;.
Vanguard original release of Dvořák 1954, later on CD as OCD-1024.
Brahms producer for Columbia: Walter Legge
TOTAL TIME 73:00
Re-mastering: Paul Arden-Taylor & Gene Gaudette

CD 4
Max Bruch (1838-1920) Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26 /
Scottish Fantasia, Op.46; Beethoven Romances*; Brahms: Dances**
with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Lovro von Matačić (Concerto) & Jascha Horenstein (Fantasia)
with RPO/Eugene Goossens*; Vladimir Yampolsky piano**

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 [24:12]
[1] Vorspiel: Allegro moderato 8:22

[2] Adagio 8:34

[3] Finale: Allegro energico 7:15

Bruch: Scottish Fantasia, Op.46 [30:39]
[4] Introduction (Grave) – Adagio Cantabile 8:32

[5] Allegro 5:13

[6] Andante Sostenuto 7:37 [7] Finale (Allegro Guerriero) 9:16

Beethoven: Romances
[8] Romance No. 1 in G major, Op. 40 7:19
[9] Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 8:46

Brahms: Hungarian Dances WoO1 (arr. Joachim)
[10] Hungarian Dance No.9 2:29
[11] Hungarian Dance No.8 2:38
[12] Hungarian Dance No.5 2:20
TOTAL TIME 78:50
Originally Issued: EMI (Concerto); Decca (Fantasia); D.G.G (Romances)
& Vanguard (Dances)


CD 5
Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82* [20:49]
[1] Moderato 4:36

[2] Andante 10:19

[3] Allegro 5:53


Kabalevsky: Violin Concerto in C major, Op.48**[15:43]
[4] Allegro molto e con brio 4:05

[5] Andantino cantabile 6:26

[6] Vivace giocoso 5:11

[7] Glière: Romance* 4:47

Khachaturian: Violin Concerto in D minor*** [35:13]
[8] Allegro con fermezza 13:59

[9] Andante sostenuto 11:55

[10] Finale: Allegro vivace 9:18


USSR State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kyrill Kondrashin* / Dmitry Kabalevsky**
Philharmonia Orchestra / Aram Khachaturian / rec 1954***
Recorded: Moscow; Glazunov
originally released in 1952; Kabalevsky in 1952. Glière originally in 1953 all on LPs.


CD 6
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Five Pieces
from Cinderella ballet* (*Vladimir Yampolsky, piano)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Kondrashin
Philharmonia Orchestra / Aceo Galliera

Violin Concerto No.1 in D major Op.19 (1915-17) [20:37]
[1] Andantino 9:16

[2] Scherzo: Vivacissimo 3:47

[3] Moderato – Andante 7:33

Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63 (1935) [27:14]
[4] Allegro moderato 10:47

[5] Andante assai 10:15

[6] Allegro, ben marcato 6:11


Five Pieces from Cinderella (1940-44) [16:47]
[7] Grand Waltz 5:07

[8] Winter Fairy 4:25

[9] Gavotte 2:50

[10] Passepied 1:58

[11] Mazurka 2:25
TOTAL TIME 65:00
Previously issued on (Concerto 1): Melodiya 1962 & Saga XID5160
(Concerto 2): 1959 EMI 33CX1660 (Cinderella): Omega/Vanguard 1960


CD 7
Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concertos 1 & 2
with: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Yevgeni Mravinsky
The Moscow Philharmony / Kyrill Kondrashin

Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor Op.99 [36:29]
[1] Nocturne: Moderato 11:52
[2] Scherzo: Allegro 6:18
[3] Passacaglia: Andante – Cadenza (attacca) – 13:30
[4] Burlesque: Allegro con brio – Presto 4:46


Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor Op.129 (1967) [29:45]
[5] Moderato 12:43
[6] Adagio 8:52
[7] Adagio-allegro 8:10


BONUS TRACKS
[8] Khachaturian: Chanson Poème 5:43
[9] Glazunov: Méditation 3:56
with Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)

TOTAL TIME 76:16 


CD 8
Piotr Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 [34:35]
[1] Allegro moderato 18:31
[2] Adagio di molto 6:34
[3] Allegro, ma non tanto 9:29
with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy

[4] Méditation from Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher* 9:32
with Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)*

Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 [30:41]
[5] Allegro moderato 14:53
[6] Canzonetta (Andante) 8:23
[7] Finale: Allegro vivacissimo 7:24
with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy
TOTAL TIME 75:06
Originally Issued: CBS/Sony (Concertos) 1961/2; Vanguard (Méditation 1957)



CD 9
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937): Violin Concerto No.1
with Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Kurt Sanderling


Szymanowski Violin Sonata with Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Violin Concerto
with London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Hindemith

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.35 (1916) [24:03]
[1] Vivace assai 11:09
[2] Vivace scherzando 8:18
[3] Cadenza – Allegro moderato 4:35


Szymanowski: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op.9 (1904) [20:16]
[4] Allegro Moderato. Patetico 8:28
[5] Andantino Tranquillo e Dolce 6:28
[6] Finale: Allegro Molto, Quasi Presto 5:20


Hindemith: Violin Concerto (1939) [29:09]
[7] I. Mäßig bewegte Halbe 9:21
[8] II. Langsam 9:36
[9] III. Lebhaft 10:11


TOTAL TIME 73:48
Originally issued: Artia 1961 (1-3), Artia 1955 (4-6), Decca 1962 (7-9)


CD 10
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for Two Violins in G minor P366 (RV517) [9:13]
[1] I. Allegro 3:32

[2] II. Andante 2:05

[3] III. Allegro 3:35


Concerto for Two Violins in D major P189 (RV512) [8:59]
[4] I. Allegro molto 3:10

[5] II. Largo 2:37

[6] III. Allegro 3:10


Concerto for Two Violins in C minor P436 (RV509) [9:52]
[7] I. Allegro ma poco e cantabile 4:08

[8] II. Andante molto 2:52

[9] III. Allegro 2:51


Concerto for Two Violins in D minor P281 (RV514) [10:47]
[10] I. Allegro non molto 4:05

[11] II. Adagio 3:29

[12] III. Allegro molto 3:12


Concerto Grosso A minor Op.3/8 ‘The Echo’ P2 (RV522) [12:12]
from L’estro armonico (Con violino principale con altro per eco in lontano)
[13] I. Allegro 3:53

[14] II. Larghetto e spiritoso 4:22

[15] III. Allegro 3:57


Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)
Sonata in G minor “Devil’s Trill” [15:11]
[16] Larghetto affetuoso – Allegro 6:50
[17] Grave – Allegro assai – Grave – Allegro assai – Grave 4:52
[18] Allegro assai – Adagio 3:28

Vivaldi with Isaac Stern, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (1-12)
with Igor Oistrakh, RPO, Eugene Goossens (13-15)
Tartini with Lev Oborin, piano (16-18)


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