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Violin Recital: Sohn, Livia - VERDI, G. / TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I. / HAGEN, D.A. / SARASATE, P. de / GLUCK, C.W. (Opera Fantasies for Violin, Vol. 2)

    
      

 

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Violin Recital: Sohn, Livia - VERDI, G. / TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I. / HAGEN, D.A. / SARASATE, P. de / GLUCK, C.W. (Opera Fantasies for Violin, Vol. 2)

At a time when there were limited opportunities to attend the opera house, and before the existence of recordings, the operatic fantasy proved a popular and ingenious way to spread great melodies to a wider audience. Some classics of the genre are heard in this second volume—not least Wilhelmj’s arrangement of Handel and Kreisler’s beautifully tranquil arrangement of Gluck—but there are also memorable examples from Verdi and from Hubay’s piquant opera Le Luthier de Crémone, as well as two vivid contemporary examples that continue the genre into the twenty-first century.


Verdi, Giuseppe
Loeb, Benjamin, arranger(s)

  I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Act III: Preludio (arr. B. Loeb for violin and piano)
1.   Play with flash player I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Act III: Preludio (arr. B. Loeb for violin and piano) 00:04:01

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
Auer, Leopold, arranger(s)

  Eugene Onegin, Op. 24, Act II: Wohin seid ihr entschwunden, "Lensky's Aria" (arr. L. Auer for violin and piano)
2.   Play with flash player Eugene Onegin, Op. 24, Act II: Wohin seid ihr entschwunden, "Lensky's Aria" (arr. L. Auer for violin and piano) 00:05:32

Hagen, Daron Aric

  Valse Blanche, "How Love Comes, Tangiers, October 1958"
3.   Play with flash player Valse Blanche, "How Love Comes, Tangiers, October 1958" 00:06:14

Sarasate, Pablo de

  Nouvelle Fantaisie sur Faust de Gounod, Op. 13 (version for violin and piano)
4.   Play with flash player Nouvelle Fantaisie sur Faust de Gounod, Op. 13 (version for violin and piano) 00:11:43

Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Kreisler, Fritz, arranger(s)

  Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits, "Melodie" (arr. F. Kreisler for violin and piano)
5.   Play with flash player Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits, "Melodie" (arr. F. Kreisler for violin and piano) 00:02:30

Hubay, Jenö

  A Cremonai Hegedus (Le Luthier de Cremone, The Violin Maker of Cremona), Op. 40
6.   Play with flash player A Cremonai Hegedus (Le Luthier de Cremone, The Violin Maker of Cremona), Op. 40 00:03:16

Martinů, Bohuslav
Loeb, Benjamin, arranger(s)

  Variations on a Theme of Rossini, H. 290 (arr. B. Loeb for violin and piano)
7.   Play with flash player Variations on a Theme of Rossini, H. 290 (arr. B. Loeb for violin and piano) 00:08:04

Handel, George Frideric
Wilhelmj, August, arranger(s)

  Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Aria: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (arr. A. Wilhelmj for violin and piano)
8.   Play with flash player Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Aria: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (arr. A. Wilhelmj for violin and piano) 00:05:01

Berger, Jonathan

  Fantasy on Themes from The War Reporter
9.   Play with flash player Fantasy on Themes from The War Reporter 00:11:35

Verdi, Giuseppe
Loeb, Benjamin, arranger(s)

  La Forza del Destino, Act III: Solenne in quest'ora (arr. B. Loeb for violin, viola and piano)
10.   Play with flash player La Forza del Destino, Act III: Solenne in quest'ora (arr. B. Loeb for violin, viola and piano) 00:03:54

Total Playing Time: 01:01:50






Composer(s):
Berger, Jonathan; Gluck, Christoph Willibald; Hagen, Daron Aric; Handel, George Frideric; Hubay, Jenö; Martinů, Bohuslav; Sarasate, Pablo de; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich; Verdi, Giuseppe

Arranger(s):
Auer, Leopold; Kreisler, Fritz; Loeb, Benjamin; Wilhelmj, August

Artist(s):
Loeb, Benjamin; Nuttall, Geoff; Sohn, Livia

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

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

Catalogue No: 8.573403

Barcode: 747313340378

Release Date: 01/2016

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