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Louis Kaufman (violin), Peter Rybar (violin)
Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden
this is avowedly old-school Vivaldi; indeed, the oldest on disc. Recorded in 1947, this is the first-ever recording of The Four Seasons; Louis Kaufman is worlds away from Alessandrini's account... — More…
Fritz Kreisler (violin), Thomas Petre (violins), William Primrose (viola), Laurie Kennedy (cello), with Franz Rupp (piano), with Michael Raucheisen (piano), with Arpád Sándor (piano)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald,...
Listening to these recordings today you can hear his remarkable sound – characterised by an almost constant, but varied vibrato. He tended to avoid using his fourth finger in order to maintain... — More…
Joseph Szigeti (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Paris, Thomas Beecham, Constant Lambert, Charles Munch
Vienna Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado
I loved this performance of the Unfinished...The beautifully paced Siegfried Idyll is another gem...the closing pages in particular are superbly done...Definitely worthwhile for the Schubert... — More…
Jascha Heifetz (violin), with Arpád Sándor (piano), with Emanuel Bay (piano), with Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano), with Artur Rubinstein (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, John Barbirolli, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber
Philippe Hirschhorn (violin), Lidiya Leonskaya (piano), Helmuth Barth (piano)
Orchestre National de Belgique, Südfunk Sinfonie Orchester, The New Philharmonia Orchestra, Kölner Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester, Bamberger Sinfoniker, Rene Defossez, Jiri Starek, Uri Segal, Ferdinand Leitner
Josef Suk (violin)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel Ancerl
Suk at his incomparably eloquent, unaffacted best. Ancerl and the Czech PO provide luminous support, and Supraphon's mid-60s sound has come up very freshly.
Josef Suk gives an outstanding... — More…