David Oistrakh Archive
The complete Brahms violin sonata cycle from David Oistrakh shines in live concert performances from Prague and Moscow. BRAHMS: Scherzo in c minor, WoO 2; Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78 “Regenlied-Sonata”; Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100 “Thun”; Violin Sonata No. 3 in d minor, Op. 108 – […]
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in c minor; BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy in E-flat Major – David Oistrakh, v./ London Sym. Orch./ Jascha Horenstein – Pristine Audio
Sterling 1962 performances of Brahms and Bruch from master conductor Jascha Horenstein make this one desirable disc acquisition, fine musicianship in spades!
David Oistrakh Collection, Vol. 14: Live Performances in Stockholm – Works of BACH, BRAHMS, HAYDN, PROKOFIEV, MOZART, STENHAMMER, AULIN – Doremi (2 CDs)
The great Russian violinist appears in Sweden, where he proffers us two new items for his immense discography by Stenhammar and Aulin.
KHACHATURIAN: Violin Concerto in D Minor; SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 7; String Quartet No. 8 – James Ehnes, v./ Melbourne Sym. Orch./ Mark Wigglesworth/ Ehnes Quartet – Onyx
James Ehnes indulges both his virtuosic temperament and his passion for soulful chamber music in this rare fusion of Khachaturian and Shostakovich.
BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin/Cello/Piano in C “Triple Concerto” – David Oistrakh, v./ Mstislav Rostropovich, cello/ Sviatoslav Richter, piano/ Berlin Philharmonic Orch./ Herbert von Karajan – EMI/Resonance Recordings Ltd./Hi-Q Records
A super-classic recording from 1969 with four of the biggest names in classical music at the time, now in super-fidelity (for a price).
“Two Souls” = KHACHATURIAN: Violin Concerto in D Minor; BARBER: Violin Concerto in A Minor; Adagio for Strings – Mikhail Simonyan, v./ London Sym. Orch./ Kristjan Jarvi – DGG
Youthful violin virtuoso Mikhail Simonyan displays his affection for two distinct characters in his musical make-up, Armenian and American, and Kristjan Jarvi adds his own passions.
SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 2; Violin Concerto No. 1 – Mstislav Rostropovich, c./The Philadelphia Orch./Eugene Ormandy/Leonard Bernstein, piano and cond./New York Philharmonic/David Oistrakh, v./Leningrad Philharmonic Orch./Evgeni Mravinsky – Praga Digitals
Historic recordings of these sometimes troublesome masterworks.