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A TO Z OF STRING PLAYERS

A–Z of String Players
Author: David Milsom
Biographies of over 300 great string players
Booklet of 665 pages, with photographs
4 CDs of illustrative historical recordings
Includes access to a dedicated website with many hours of extra music
ISBN: 978-1-84379-810-1

Includes Fritz Kreisler, David Oistrakh, Jascha Heifetz, Pablo Casals, William Primrose, Jacqueline Du Pré

The A–Z of String Players surveys the lives, careers and recordings of over 300 string players from the past and present. Many great string players who have made recordings are included, from Accardo to Zukerman. The text covers artists from the earliest recording processes to contemporary, cutting-edge technology. In this clear and straight-forward publication, the artists are listed alphabetically, with a summary of their career, notable recordings, biography and critical appraisal of their recorded legacy. In addition, four compact discs present a selection of recordings from 69 artists. This package will appeal to enthusiast and scholar alike as a readable, informed and fascinating work of reference.



Disc 1

Schubert, Franz

  Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle" (The Trout): III. Scherzo
1.   Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle" (The Trout): III. Scherzo 00:04:10

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: VI. Gigue
2.   Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: VI. Gigue 00:03:02

Schubert, Franz
Cassado, Gaspar, arranger(s)

  Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821: II. Adagio (arr. G. Cassado for cello and orchestra)
3.   Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821: II. Adagio (arr. G. Cassado for cello and orchestra) 00:04:31

Fumet, Raphael

  Diptyque Baroque: II. Fuguette
4.   Diptyque Baroque: II. Fuguette 00:02:31

Shore, Bernard

  Scherzo
5.   Scherzo 00:02:41

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Piano Trio No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt": III. Rondo: Allegretto
6.   Piano Trio No. 2 in E - Flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt": III. Rondo: Allegretto 00:03:59

Brahms, Johannes
Joachim, Joseph, arranger(s)

  21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 8 in A Minor (arr. J. Joachim for violin and piano)
7.   21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 8 in A Minor (arr. J. Joachim for violin and piano) 00:02:21

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: III. Rondeau: Allegro
8.   Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216: III. Rondeau: Allegro 00:06:52

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Primrose, William, arranger(s)

  Notturno in D Major, Op. 42: III. Allegretto alla polacca (arr. W. Primrose for viola and piano)
9.   Notturno in D Major, Op. 42: III. Allegretto alla polacca (arr. W. Primrose for viola and piano) 00:03:06

Gershwin, George
Dushkin, Samuel, arranger(s)

  Short Story (arr. S. Dushkin for violin and piano)
10.   Short Story (arr. S. Dushkin for violin and piano) 00:02:53

Drdla, Franz

  Souvenir
11.   Souvenir 00:03:30

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2, RV 31: I. Preludio a Capriccio: Presto
12.   Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2, RV 31: I. Preludio a Capriccio: Presto 00:01:31

Bruch, Max

  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: III. Finale: Allegro energico
13.   Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: III. Finale: Allegro energico 00:07:26

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob.VIIb:2: III. Rondo: Allegro
14.   Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob.VIIb:2: III. Rondo: Allegro 00:05:21

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2: III. Scherzo: Allegro
15.   Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2: III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:02:56

Martinů, Bohuslav

  Duo No. 1, H. 313, "3 Madrigals": I. Poco allegro
16.   Duo No. 1, H. 313, "3 Madrigals": I. Poco allegro 00:03:59

Boccherini, Luigi

  Cello Concerto in B-Flat Major, G. 482: III. Rondo - Allegro
17.   Cello Concerto in B - Flat Major, G. 482: III. Rondo - Allegro 00:06:52

Myaskovsky, Nikolay

  Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 44: III. Allegro molto
18.   Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 44: III. Allegro molto 00:08:31


Disc 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace
1.   Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace 00:04:03

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  12 Fantaisies: No. 2 in G Major, TWV 40:15
2.   12 Fantaisies: No. 2 in G Major, TWV 40:15 00:06:04

Bazzini, Antonio

  La ronde des lutins, Op. 25
3.   La ronde des lutins, Op. 25 00:04:55

Franck, César

  Violin Sonata in A Major, M. 8: I. Allegretto ben moderato
4.   Violin Sonata in A Major, M. 8: I. Allegretto ben moderato 00:05:33

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro
5.   Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro 00:08:32

Britten, Benjamin

  Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: I. Declamato: Largo
6.   Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: I. Declamato: Largo 00:02:43

Paganini, Nicolò

  24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 16 in G Minor
7.   24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 16 in G Minor 00:01:38

Fauré, Gabriel

  Violin Sonata No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 108: III. Final: Allegro non troppo
8.   Violin Sonata No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 108: III. Final: Allegro non troppo 00:06:01

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Violin Concerto in C Major, Op. 8, No. 6, RV 180, "Il piacere": III. Allegro
9.   Violin Concerto in C Major, Op. 8, No. 6, RV 180, "Il piacere": III. Allegro 00:02:54

Brahms, Johannes

  Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99: IV. Allegro molto
10.   Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99: IV. Allegro molto 00:04:36

Koussevitzky, Sergey

  Valse miniature, Op. 1, No. 2
11.   Valse miniature, Op. 1, No. 2 00:02:38

Sinding, Christian

  3 Elegiac Pieces, Op. 106: No. 1. Elegy
12.   3 Elegiac Pieces, Op. 106: No. 1. Elegy 00:02:54

Bloch, Ernest

  Suite hebraique: II. Processional
13.   Suite hebraique: II. Processional 00:02:13

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Wilhemj, August, arranger(s)

  Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String" (arr. A. Wilhelmij for violin and piano)
14.   Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String" (arr. A. Wilhelmij for violin and piano) 00:02:38

Gounod, Charles-Francois / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Ave Maria (version for voice, violin and piano)
15.   Ave Maria (version for voice, violin and piano) 00:04:32

Chin, Gordon Shi-Wen

  Formosa Seasons: IV. Spring
16.   Formosa Seasons: IV. Spring 00:03:14

Ireland, John
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Sea Fever (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for cello and piano)
17.   Sea Fever (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for cello and piano) 00:03:08

Schnittke, Alfred

  Fugue
18.   Fugue 00:04:46


Disc 3

Hofmann, Leopold

  Violin Concerto in B-Flat Major, Badley Bb1: III. Vivace
1.   Violin Concerto in B - Flat Major, Badley Bb1: III. Vivace 00:05:21

Enescu, George

  Violin Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 25, "Dans le caractere populaire roumain": III. Allegro con brio, ma non troppo mosso
2.   Violin Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 25, "Dans le caractere populaire roumain": III. Allegro con brio, ma non troppo mosso 00:07:22

Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Bandeira, Manuel / Correa, Ruth Valadares, lyricist(s)

  Bachianas brasileiras No. 5: I. Aria: Cantilena
3.   Bachianas brasileiras No. 5: I. Aria: Cantilena 00:07:15

Brahms, Johannes

  Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108: III. Un poco presto e con sentimento
4.   Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108: III. Un poco presto e con sentimento 00:02:57

Barber, Samuel

  Cello Concerto, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto
5.   Cello Concerto, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto 00:06:49

Biscardi, Chester

  The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice
6.   The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice 00:04:34

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major, K. 207: III. Presto
7.   Violin Concerto No. 1 in B - Flat Major, K. 207: III. Presto 00:07:40

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai
8.   Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai 00:02:50

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": III. Tempo di menuetto
9.   Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish": III. Tempo di menuetto 00:08:40

Vivaldi, Antonio
Dallapiccola, Luigi, arranger(s)

  Cello Sonata in E Minor, Op. 14, No. 5, RV 40: I. Adagio (arr. L. Dallapiccola for cello and orchestra)
10.   Cello Sonata in E Minor, Op. 14, No. 5, RV 40: I. Adagio (arr. L. Dallapiccola for cello and orchestra) 00:02:34

Bartók, Béla

  Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 86: I. Lassu: Moderato
11.   Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 86: I. Lassu: Moderato 00:04:38

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Cello Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo
12.   Cello Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo 00:05:34

Elgar, Edward

  Salut d'amour, Op. 12, "Liebesgruss" (version for violin and piano)
13.   Salut d'amour, Op. 12, "Liebesgruss" (version for violin and piano) 00:02:58

Paganini, Nicolò
Primrose, William, arranger(s)

  24 Caprices, Op. 1 (arr. W. Primrose for viola): No. 5 in A Minor
14.   24 Caprices, Op. 1 (arr. W. Primrose for viola): No. 5 in A Minor 00:01:33

Paganini, Nicolò
Kreisler, Fritz, arranger(s)

  Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7: III. Rondo, "La Campanella" (arr. F. Kreisler for violin and piano)
15.   Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7: III. Rondo, "La Campanella" (arr. F. Kreisler for violin and piano) 00:05:49


Disc 4

Delius, Frederick

  Hassan, Act I: Serenade (arr. for viola and orchestra)
1.   Hassan, Act I: Serenade (arr. for viola and orchestra) 00:02:12

Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich

  2 Pieces, Op. 20: No. 2. Serenade espagnole: Allegretto
2.   2 Pieces, Op. 20: No. 2. Serenade espagnole: Allegretto 00:03:04

Elgar, Edward

  Violin Sonata in E Minor, Op. 82: I. Allegro
3.   Violin Sonata in E Minor, Op. 82: I. Allegro 00:07:17

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": I. Allegro con brio
4.   String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": I. Allegro con brio 00:04:20

Handel, George Frideric

  Trio Sonata in E Major, Op. 2, No. 9, HWV 394: I. Adagio
5.   Trio Sonata in E Major, Op. 2, No. 9, HWV 394: I. Adagio 00:04:38

Wagner, Richard

  Tannhauser: O Star of Eve (arr. for cello and piano)
6.   Tannhauser: O Star of Eve (arr. for cello and piano) 00:02:51

Hovhaness, Alan

  Cello Concerto, Op. 17: II. Allegro
7.   Cello Concerto, Op. 17: II. Allegro 00:03:27

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Concerto for 2 Violins in G Minor, RV 517: II. Andante
8.   Concerto for 2 Violins in G Minor, RV 517: II. Andante 00:02:12

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob.VIIb:2: II. Adagio
9.   Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob.VIIb:2: II. Adagio 00:04:55

Benda, Georg

  Viola Concerto in F Major: III. Rondeau
10.   Viola Concerto in F Major: III. Rondeau 00:04:37

Mendelssohn, Felix

  Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, MWV O14: III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
11.   Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, MWV O14: III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace 00:06:24

Tertis, Lionel

  Sunset
12.   Sunset 00:02:39

Brahms, Johannes

  Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102: II. Andante
13.   Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102: II. Andante 00:07:00

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Divertimento in E-Flat Major, K. 563: III. Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio
14.   Divertimento in E - Flat Major, K. 563: III. Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio 00:05:07

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Sonata No. 6 for Violin and Harpsichord in G Major, BWV 1019: II. Largo
15.   Sonata No. 6 for Violin and Harpsichord in G Major, BWV 1019: II. Largo 00:01:41

Rubbra, Edmund

  Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 60: II. Vivace flessibile
16.   Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 60: II. Vivace flessibile 00:03:07

Sarasate, Pablo de

  Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: V. Moderato - Animato
17.   Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: V. Moderato - Animato 00:02:44

Brahms, Johannes
Joachim, Joseph, arranger(s)

  21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 20 in D Minor (arr. J. Joachim for violin and piano)
18.   21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 20 in D Minor (arr. J. Joachim for violin and piano) 00:02:24

Total Playing Time: 04:56:27






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Barber, Samuel; Bartók, Béla; Bazzini, Antonio; Beethoven, Ludwig van; Benda, Georg; Biscardi, Chester; Bloch, Ernest; Boccherini, Luigi; Brahms, Johannes; Britten, Benjamin; Bruch, Max; Chin, Gordon Shi-Wen; Delius, Frederick; Drdla, Franz; Elgar, Edward; Enescu, George; Fauré, Gabriel; Franck, César; Fumet, Raphael; Gershwin, George; Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich; Gounod, Charles-Francois; Handel, George Frideric; Haydn, Franz Joseph; Hofmann, Leopold; Hovhaness, Alan; Ireland, John; Koussevitzky, Sergey; Martinů, Bohuslav; Mendelssohn, Felix; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Myaskovsky, Nikolay; Paganini, Nicolò; Rubbra, Edmund; Sarasate, Pablo de; Schnittke, Alfred; Schubert, Franz; Shore, Bernard; Sinding, Christian; Telemann, Georg Philipp; Tertis, Lionel; Villa-Lobos, Heitor; Vivaldi, Antonio; Wagner, Richard

Lyricist(s):
Bandeira, Manuel; Bible - New Testament; Correa, Ruth Valadares

Arranger(s):
Cassado, Gaspar; Dallapiccola, Luigi; Dushkin, Samuel; Joachim, Joseph; Kreisler, Fritz; Lloyd Webber, Julian; Primrose, William; Wilhemj, August

Conductor(s):
Barber, Samuel; Barbirolli, John; Beecham, Thomas; Benda, Christian; Casals, Pablo; Cortot, Alfred; Dahinden, Clemens; Davies, Dennis Russell; Goehr, Walter; Golovschin, Igor; Martínez Izquierdo, Ernest; Ormandy, Eugene; Perlea, Jonel; Sargent, Malcolm; Stern, Michael; Stewart, Reginald; Stokowski, Leopold; Susskind, Walter; Szell, George; Ward, Nicholas; Wildner, Johannes; Yablonsky, Dmitry

Orchestra(s):
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Capella Istropolitana; Classics Club Symphony Orchestra; Kansas City Symphony; Lamoureux Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Moscow Symphony Orchestra; Navarre Symphony Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra of London; Northern Chamber Orchestra; Pablo Casals Orchestra of Barcelona; Philadelphia Orchestra; Philharmonia String Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra; Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Studio orchestra; Suk Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Winterthur Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Schneiderhan Quartet

Artist(s):
Albanese, Licia; Aranyi, Jelly D'; Asperen, Bob van; Balsam, Artur; Benoist, Andre; Bos, Coenraad; Boskovsky, Willi; Breitenbach, Gunther; Casals, Pablo; Cassado, Gaspar; Causse, Gerard; Chase, Roger; Chotzinoff, Samuel; Clarke, Rebecca; Cogan, Dmitriy; Curzon, Clifford; Dael, Lucy van; De Vito, Gioconda; Devoyon, Pascal; Diaz, Roberto; Dushkin, Samuel; Elman, Mischa; Eto, Toshiya; Falkenstein, George; Fedotov, Maxim; Feuermann, Emanuel; Frantz, Caspar; Fuchs, Joseph; Fuchs, Lillian; Fumet, Gabriel; Gendron, Maurice; Goldsworthy, James; Gordon, Philip; Grubert, Ilya; Grumiaux, Arthur; Hadelich, Augustin; Hadland, Christian Ihle; Hanslip, Chloë; Harty, Hamilton; Heifetz, Jascha; Hobday, Ethel; Horowitz, Vladimir; Huberman, Bronislaw; Hubner, Nikolaus; Hugh, Tim; Jandó, Jenő; Kaler, Ilya; Kang, Dong-Suk; Kaufman, Louis; Kliegel, Maria; Koenig, Robert; Koussevitzky, Sergey; Kraggerud, Henning; Kramer, Miriam; Kreisler, Fritz; Krump, Johann; Kubelik, Jan; Lapierre, Gabriel; Lenehan, John; Lin, Cho-Liang; Lloyd Webber, Julian; Long, Kathleen; Luboschutz, Pierre; Lubotsky, Mark; McAslan, Lorraine; Melba, Nellie; Menuhin, Hephzibah; Menuhin, Yehudi; Merscher, Kristin; Miller, Frank; Milstein, Nathan; Murdoch, William; Nelsova, Zara; Neubauer, Paul; Nishizaki, Takako; Oistrakh, David; Olof, Theo; Ord, Boris; Otaki, Michiko; Over, Simon; Parisot, Aldo; Pauk, Gyorgy; Piatigorsky, Gregor; Pirani, Max; Pougnet, Jean; Powell, Maud; Primrose, William; Quint, Philippe; Richter, Christoph; Riddle, Frederick; Rubinstein, Arthur; Rudin, Alexander; Sammons, Albert; Schnabel, Artur; Smith, William R.; Sokoloff, Vladimir; Spalding, Albert; Squire, William Henry; Starker, Janos; Stern, Isaac; Studio pianist; Suggia, Guilhermina; Suk, Josef; Szigeti, Joseph; Tertis, Lionel; Thibaud, Jacques; Thurston, Frederick; Tomter, Lars Anders; Wallfisch, Raphael; Yang, Tianwa; York, John; Zimbalist Sr., Efrem

Label: Naxos Educational

Series: A-Z

Genre: Chamber Music; Concertos; Instrumental; Nostalgia; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.558081-84

Barcode: 636943808122

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States, Australia and Singapore due to possible copyright restrictions.


Physical Release: 09/2014

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