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Yehudi Menuhin (violin, director, lead vocals), Paul Cocker (harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Alberto Lysy, Christopher Warren-Green (violin, director), Kyung Wha Chung (violin, Robert Wolinsky (harpsichord), William Tim Read (harpsichord), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Polish Chamber...

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Contents

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring, RV269

Work length10:49
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy, Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

Track length3:39

II. Largo

Track length2:39

III. Allegro

Track length4:31

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Summer, RV315

Work length9:52
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy, Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

Track length5:24

II. Adagio

Track length1:39

III. Presto

Track length2:49

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn, RV293

Work length11:14
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy, Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

Track length5:00

II. Adagio molto

Track length2:28

III. Allegro

Track length3:46

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297 'L'inverno / Winter' (Op.8 No. 4)

Work length9:00
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy, Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro non molto

Track length3:50

II. Largo

Track length2:05

III. Allegro

Track length3:05

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto, Op. 8 No. 6 in C major, RV180 'Il Piacere'

Work length8:31
  • Polish Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 1982-04-11
  • Recording Venue: 10-11 April 1982 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

Track length3:05

II. Largo

Track length2:37

III. Allegro

Track length2:49

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto, Op. 8 No. 5 in E flat major, RV253 'La tempesta di mare'

Work length10:12
  • Polish Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 1982-04-11
  • Recording Venue: 10 & 11 April 1982, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Presto

Track length3:39

II. Largo

Track length2:24

III. Presto

Track length4:09

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto, Op. 8 No. 10 in B flat major, RV362 'La Caccia'

Work length9:02
  • Polish Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 1982-04-11
  • Recording Venue: 10 & 11 April 1982, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

Track length3:40

II. Adagio

Track length2:44

III. Allegro

Track length2:38

Vivaldi: Concerto, Op. 3 No. 6 'Con Violino Solo obligato', RV 356

Work length6:58
  • Polish Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 1986-05-19
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 19 May 1986 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road Studios, London

I. Allegro

Track length2:52

II. Largo

Track length1:38

III. Presto

Track length2:28

Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048: I. [Allegro]

Work length6:04
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1959-07-13
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 13 July 1959 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Double Violin Cocnerto in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto

Work length7:44
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Christian Ferras, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1959-07-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 July 1959 / Kingsway Hall, London

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041: I. [Allegro]

Work length4:09
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1958-10-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 October 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

Bach, J S: Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Strings in D Minor, BWV 1060: II. Adagio

Work length5:52
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Léon Goossens, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1962-04-20
  • Recording Venue: 19 & 20 April 1962 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai

Work length2:54
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1958-10-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 October 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

Bach, J S: Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079 (ed. Boyling), Sonata en trio (flute, violin and continuo): Largo

Work length5:30
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Ensemble
  • Recorded: 1960-11-14
  • Recording Venue: 11-13 and 14 November 1960 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006

Work length10:08
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1936-02-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 February 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

I. Preludio

Track length3:52

III. Gavotte en Rondeau

Track length3:03

IV. Menuett 1

Track length1:39

V. Bourrée

Track length1:34

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004

Work length7:47
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1934-05-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 May 1934 / Studio Albert, Paris

III. Sarabanda

Track length4:34

IV. Giga

Track length3:13

Bach, J S: Sonata No.3 in C, BWV 1005: IV. Allegro assai

Work length3:48
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1934-06-23
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 23 June 1934 / Studio Albert, Paris

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K.216: II. Adagio (cadenza by Franko)

Work length8:01
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1961-06-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 June 1961 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K.219 'Turkish': III. Rondeau (Tempo di menuetto - Allegro)

Work length8:53
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1961-07-26
  • Recording Venue: 26 July 1961. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E Flat, K.364: III. Presto

Work length6:12
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1962-07-02
  • Recording Venue: 2 July 1962 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Beethoven: Romance No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in G major, Op. 40

Work length7:13
  • Sir John Pritchard, Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1960-12-16
  • Recording Venue: 20, 22, 27 November & 16 December 1960, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 'Spring'

Work length18:32
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Jeremy Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1985-10-31
  • Recording Venue: 30 & 31 October 1985 No.1 Studio Abbey Road.

I. Allegro

Track length10:24

III. Schezo (Allegro molto)

Track length1:19

IV. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)

Track length6:49

Beethoven: Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra in F major, Op. 50

Work length9:04
  • Sir John Pritchard, Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1960-12-16
  • Recording Venue: 20, 22, 27 November & 16 December 1960, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer'

Work length5:35
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Jeremy Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1985-10-31
  • Recording Venue: 30 & 31 October 1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

II. Andante con variazioni:

Track length2:32

III. Finale (Presto)

Track length3:03

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

Work length30:03
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 1947-08-29
  • Recording Venue: 28-29 Aug, 1947, Kunsthaus, Lucerne

I. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length9:05

II. Larghetto

Track length10:54

III. Rondo: Allegro (cadenza: Kreisler)

Track length10:04

Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E Flat Major, Op.40: IV. Finale (Allegro con brio)

Work length6:00
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Hephzibah Menuhin, Alan Civil
  • Recorded: 1966-07-30
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 July 1966, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace

Work length8:17
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolf Kempe, Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Recorded: 1957-09-08
  • Recording Venue: 5-8 September 1957 / Grünewaldkirche, Berlin

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato

Work length12:24
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Efrem Kurtz
  • Recorded: 1958-04-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 April 1958. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road London

 Excerpt, Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Work length8:31
  • Walter Susskind, Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1956-09-12
  • Recording Venue: 12 September 1956 / Kingsway Hall, London

Lalo: Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: Intermezzo

Work length6:09
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Eugene Goossens
  • Recorded: 1956-09-14
  • Recording Venue: 13 & 14 September 1956 / Kingsway Hall, London

Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op.6: III. Rondo (Allegro spiritoso)

Work length8:34
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Erede
  • Recorded: 1960-11-02
  • Recording Venue: 31 October & 2 November 1960, Kingsway Hall, London

Saint-Saëns: Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28

Work length9:28
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Eugene Goossens
  • Recorded: 1957-09-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 September 1957, Kingsway Hall

 Excerpt, Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, Op. 31

Work length5:19
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Anatole Fistoulari
  • Recorded: 1954-12-07
  • Recording Venue: 7.XII.1954. Kingsway Hall, London.

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op.20, No.13 Danses des cygnes, Nos. 1, 2 & 4 (Act II): Danses des cygnes, No.5 (Act II)

Work length7:21
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Efrem Kurtz
  • Recorded: 1958-04-30
  • Recording Venue: 12 & 14 March & 25 April 1958, Kingsway Hall and 30 April 1958, Abbey Road

Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op.7: III. Rondo ('La campanella')

Work length6:59
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Erede
  • Recorded: 1960-11-04
  • Recording Venue: 3 & 4 November 1960, Kingsway Hall, London

Elgar: Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op.61: Cadenza (accompagnata: Lento) - Allegro molto

Work length9:09
  • Yehudi Menuhin, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1932-07-15
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 July 1932 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Paganini: Moto perpetuo, Op. 11, MS 72

Work length3:51
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1934-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 September 1934 / Studio Albert, Paris

 Excerpt, Paganini: Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 Nos. 1-24

Work length9:43
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

No. 9 in E Major

Track length2:59

No. 24 in A Minor

Track length6:44

Sarasate: Caprice Basque, Op. 24

Work length4:01
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1935-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1935 / Studio Albert, Paris

Sarasate: Danza Española No. 1: Malagueña, Op. 21, No. 1

Work length4:53
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Henrik Endt
  • Recorded: 1939-03-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 March 1939 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Sarasate: Danza Española No. 2: Habanera, Op. 21, No. 2

Work length4:42
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1935-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1935 / Studio Albert, Paris

Sarasate: Danza Española No. 3: Romanza Andaluza, Op. 22, No. 1

Work length4:42
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1934-11-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 November 1934 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Sarasate: Danza Española No. 6: Zapateado, Op. 23, No. 2

Work length3:15
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

Bazzini: La Ronde des lutins, Op. 25

Work length4:09
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1934-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 September 1934 / Studio Albert, Paris London

Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Op. 2

Work length3:44
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1943-04-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 April 1943 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Kreisler: Tambourin Chinois, Op. 3

Work length3:13
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1935-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 31 December 1935 / Studio Albert, Paris Paris

Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin

Work length1:47
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1935-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1935: Studio Albert, Paris Paris

Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)

Work length5:48
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

Kreisler: La Chasse (The Hunt) in the style of Jean-Baptiste Cartier

Work length1:58
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1935-12-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 December 1935 / Studio Albert, Paris

Dinicu: Hora Staccato

Work length2:08
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Henrik Endt
  • Recorded: 1939-03-14
  • Recording Venue: 14 March 1939 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Moszkowski: Guitare, Op. 45. No. 2

Work length3:22
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Artur Balsam
  • Recorded: 1932-05-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 May 1932 / Studio Albert, Paris

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Work length2:54
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21st January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris.

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F sharp minor

Work length3:56
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-02-22
  • Recording Venue: 22nd February 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris.

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 6 in D flat major

Work length3:58
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1934-11-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 November 1934 /No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A Major

Work length2:04
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 17 in F sharp minor

Work length3:00
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle
  • Recorded: 1936-01-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 January 1936 / Studio Albert, Paris

 Excerpt, Walton: Violin Concerto

Work length6:48
  • Yehudi Menuhin, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1969-07-15
  • Recording Venue: 12-15 July 1969, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Shankar: Swara-Kakali (based on Raga Tilang)

Work length8:46
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1966-07-04
  • Recording Venue: 3 & 4 July 1966/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Martin, F: Polyptyque for Violin and 2 Small String Orchestras

Work length8:22
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Menuhin Festival Orchestra, Edmond De Stoutz, Zürcher Kammerorchester
  • Recorded: 1974-09-06
  • Recording Venue: 5-6 September 1974/Victoria Hall, Geneva

I. Image des Rameaux

Track length3:43

VI. Image de la Glorification

Track length4:39

Williamson: Violin Concerto: II. Vivace

Work length6:00
  • Yehudi Menuhin, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1971-01-16
  • Recording Venue: 14-16 January 1971: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road London

Bartók: 6 Duos for 2 Violins

Work length8:17
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Nell Gotkovsky
  • Recorded: 1965-07-15
  • Recording Venue: 15 July 1965, Abbey Road Studio No.1, London.

No. 28: Sorrow

Track length2:40

No. 31: New Year`s Greeting

Track length0:40

No. 33: Harvest Song

Track length1:47

No. 36: Bagpipes

Track length0:59

No. 41: Scherzo

Track length0:51

No. 42: Arabian Song

Track length1:20

Boulanger, L: 3 Pieces: D'un matin de printemps (1918)

Work length4:31
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Clifford Curzon
  • Recorded: 1967-12-27
  • Recording Venue: 27 December 1967 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bartók: Rhapsody for Violin & Orchestra No. 2, BB 96b, Sz. 90

Work length12:30
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Pierre Boulez, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1968-02-09
  • Recording Venue: 8/9 February 1968: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road London

Panufnik, A: Violin Concerto: III. Vivace

Work length6:06
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Menuhin Festival Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1975-01-05
  • Recording Venue: 5 January 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Gade, J: Jealousy

Work length3:05
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Stéphane Grappelli, Alan Clare Trio
  • Recorded: 1973-03-07
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 June 1972 and 6 & 7 March 1973, Abbey Road Studios, London

Gershwin: Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)

Work length4:23
  • Denny Wright, Yehudi Menuhin, Ike Isaacs, Stéphane Grappelli, Rosemary Furniss, Alan Clare, Lennie Bush
  • Recorded: 1975-05-23
  • Recording Venue: 21-23 May 1975, Abbey Road Studios, London

Youmans: Tea for Two

Work length3:39
  • Pierre Michelot, Yehudi Menuhin, Stéphane Grappelli, Rosemary Furniss, John Etheridge, Jan Blok
  • Recorded: 1977-10-29
  • Recording Venue: 28 & 29 October 1977, EMI Bovema Studios, Heemstede

Grappelli: Menuet pour Menuhin

Work length3:10
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1988-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 21-23 May 1975, Abbey Road Studios, London