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1930s Violin Concertos, Vol. 1

Gil Shaham (violin)

New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Sejong Soloists, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson, Juanjo Mena

this poignant 1939 work [the Hartmann] gets an edge of the seat performance. Shaham is as convincing in the menacing central scherzo as in the plangent outer movements, and the same qualities... More…

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Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14

Work length23:17
  • Gil Shaham (violin)
  • New York Philharmonic
  • David Robertson
  • Recorded: 25-27 February 2010
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Avery Fisher Hall, New York, United States

I. Allegro

Track length10:14

II. Andante

Track length8:36

III. Presto in moto perpetuo

Track length4:27

Berg: Violin Concerto 'To the Memory of an Angel' (1935)

Work length27:26
  • Gil Shaham (violin)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • David Robertson
  • Recorded: 13-15 June 2010
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Staatsoper Dresden, Dresden, Germany

I. Andante

Track length4:43

I. Allegretto

Track length6:47

II. Allegro

Track length7:13

II. Adagio

Track length8:43

Hartmann, K: Concerto Funèbre for violin & string orchestra

Work length20:20
  • Gil Shaham (violin)
  • Sejong, members
  • Recorded: 31 August / 1 September 2013
  • Recording Venue: LeFrak Concert Hall, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, CUNY, New York, United States

I. Introduction: Largo

Track length1:03

II. Adagio

Track length7:19

III. Allegro di molto

Track length7:54

IV. Choral: Langsamer Marsch

Track length4:04

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D

Work length21:46
  • Gil Shaham (violin)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • David Robertson
  • Recorded: 8 December 2008
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom

I. Toccata

Track length5:47

II. Aria I

Track length4:12

III. Aria II

Track length5:22

IV. Capriccio

Track length6:25

Britten: Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 15

Work length32:42
  • Gil Shaham (violin)
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Juan José Mena
  • Recorded: 1-3, 6 November 2012
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Symphony Hall, Boston, United States

I. Moderato con moto - Agitato - Tempo primo

Track length9:41

II. Vivace - Animando - Largamente - Cadenza

Track length8:11

III. Passacaglia

Track length14:50