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Mendelssohn, Brahms, Dvořák & Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Collection

Joseph Swensen (violin & conductor)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

There’s an impressive level of excellence throughout, though Swensen is adaptable to moods between and within concertos…I love his natural way with slow movements, especially Mendelssohn’s and... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    February 2019
    Orchestral Choice

4 CDs

$41.25

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Contents

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

Work length10:01
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Work length28:26
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Allegro molto appassionato - Presto

Track length13:25

II. Andante - Allegretto non troppo

Track length9:04

III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace

Track length5:57

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 "Scottish Symphony"

Work length33:32
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato

Track length12:07

II. Vivace non troppo

Track length4:13

III. Adagio

Track length8:21

IV. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai

Track length8:51

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

Work length40:38
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Allegro non troppo

Track length23:16

II. Adagio

Track length8:49

III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace

Track length8:33

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in G Minor, WoO. 1

Work length2:57
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. No. 1 in G Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Brahms)

Track length2:57

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in A Minor, WoO. 1

Work length2:42
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

II. No. 8 in A Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Gál)

Track length2:42

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in B Minor, WoO. 1

Work length1:58
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

III. No. 19 in B Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Dvořák)

Track length1:58

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in D Minor, WoO. 1

Work length2:39
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

IV. No. 2 in D Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Hallén)

Track length2:39

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in D Major, WoO. 1

Work length1:22
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

V. No. 18 in D Major (Arr. for Orchestra by Dvořák)

Track length1:22

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in E Minor, WoO. 1

Work length5:47
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

VI. No. 9 in E Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Gál)

Track length1:59

VII. No. 21 in E Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Dvořák)

Track length1:14

VIII. No. 20 in E Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Dvořák)

Track length2:34

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in F Major, WoO. 1

Work length2:32
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

IX. No. 3 in F Major (Arr. for Orchestra by Brahms)

Track length2:32

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in D Major, WoO. 1

Work length3:15
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

X. No. 6 in D Major (Arr. for Orchestra by Schmeling)

Track length3:15

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in A Major, WoO. 1

Work length1:31
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

XI. No. 7 in A Major (Arr. for Orchestra by Schmeling)

Track length1:31

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in F Major, WoO. 1

Work length1:32
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

XII. No. 10 in F Major (Arr. for Orchestra by Brahms)

Track length1:32

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in F Sharp Minor, WoO. 1

Work length2:54
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

XIII. No. 17 in F Sharp Minor (Arr. for Orchestra by Dvořák)

Track length2:54

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 in G Minor, WoO. 1

Work length2:20
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

XIV. No. 5 in G Minor (Orch. Schmeling)

Track length2:20

Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

Work length31:26
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length10:42

II. Adagio, ma non troppo

Track length10:18

III. Finale (Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo)

Track length10:26

Dvořák: Czech Suite, Op. 39

Work length20:49
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Preludium (Pastorale)

Track length2:59

II. Polka

Track length4:08

III. Sousedska (Minuetto)

Track length3:50

IV. Romance

Track length4:48

V. Finale (Furiant)

Track length5:04

Dvořák: Notturno for Strings in, B Major, Op. 40, B. 47

Work length7:15
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

Dvořák: Waltz No. 1 from Two Waltzes from Op. 54, B. 105 (Arr. for Strings)

Work length4:09
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major ‘Classical’, Op. 25

Work length14:13
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Allegro

Track length4:26

II. Larghetto

Track length4:09

III. Gavotta (Non troppo allegro)

Track length1:35

IV. Finale (Molto vivace)

Track length4:03

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

Work length28:25
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Allegro moderato

Track length11:17

II. Andante assai

Track length10:33

III. Allegro ben marcato

Track length6:35

Prokofiev: Five Melodies for Solo Violin and Orchestra (Orch. Joseph Swensen)

Work length12:04
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Joseph Swensen

I. Andante

Track length2:12

II. Lento, ma non troppo

Track length2:19

III. Animato, ma non allegro

Track length3:18

IV. Allegretto leggero e scherzando

Track length1:12

V. Andante non troppo

Track length3:03