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YEHUDI MENUHIN: VIOLIN CONCERTOS - BACH, BARTOK, BEETHOVEN (2 CDS)
YEHUDI MENUHIN: VIOLIN CONCERTOS - BACH, BARTOK, BEETHOVEN (2 CDS)

YEHUDI MENUHIN: VIOLIN CONCERTOS - BACH, BARTOK, BEETHOVEN (2 CDS)

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This 2 CD set features four violin concertos by Bach, Beethoven and Bartok performed bu Yehudi Menuhin, one of the greatest performers of the 20th century. These outstanding recordings were made between 1953 and 1960.
The excellent orchestras on display are Wiener Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Orchestra and the Bath Festival Orchestra. They are conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler, Constantin Silvestri and Yehudi Menuhin himself.

He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century and his name is synonymous with the art of violin playing. "Listening to an artist like Yehudi makes even an atheist believe in God." (George Bernard Shaw)

CD 1

Beethoven: Violin Concerto D major op. 61

I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Larghetto
III. Rondo. Allegro

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC, CONSTANTIN SILVESTRI


Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Two Violin in D minor, BWV 1043

I. Vivace
II. Largo ma non tanto
III. Allegro

BATH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, CHRISTIAN FERRAS AND YEHUDI MENUHIN, YEHUDI MENUHIN, CONDUCTOR

CD 2

Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante tranquillo
III. Allegro molto

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC, WILLIAM FURTWANGLER


Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041

I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai

BATH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, YEHUDI MENUHIN CONDUCTING