violin and piano Archive
SHOSTAKOVICH: The Two Violin Sonatas & Rare Chamber Works – Sasha Rozhdestvensky, v., /Jeremy Menuhin & Mookie Lee-Menuhin p./ Ilona Domnich, sop./ Alexandra Sherman, mezzo – First Hand
Outlasting the unfinished: Shostakovich’s First Sonata for Violin and Piano (1945) with rarely heard chamber arrangements. SHOSTAKOVICH: The Two Violin Sonatas & Rare Chamber Works – Sasha Rozhdestvensky, v., /Jeremy Menuhin & Mookie Lee-Menuhin p./ Ilona Domnich, sop./ Alexandra Sherman, mezzo – First Hand CD 37, K&A Productions, 69:46 (1/1/16) ****: Newly-discovered works from beloved […]
A charming hour of Fritz Kreisler favorites, performed by a gifted violinist who relished the composer’s renaissance. KREISLER: Music for Violin and Piano – Polichinelle; La Gitana; ALBENIZ: Tango; Rondino on a theme by BEETHOVEN; Caprice viennois, Op. 2; WEBER: Larghetto; Zigeuner-Capriccio; WIENIAWSKI: Caprice in E-flat Major; Liebesleid; Tambourin chinois; DVORAK: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, […]
From 2005, we have two master musicians who pay major homage to the youthful and previously neglected scores of Aram Khachaturian.
WEINBERG: Complete Sonatas and Works = 5 Sonatas for Violin and Piano; Sonatina in D Major; Rhapsody on Moldavian; Sonata No. 6; 3 Pieces – Linus Roth, violin/ Jose Gallardo, p. – Challenge Classics (3 CDs)
Linus Roth and Jose Gallardo assemble a comprehensive survey of the Weinberg chamber works for violin.
Early Bach in a resonant recording with two top performers.
“Perceptions” = KYLE PETER ROTOLO: String Quartet No. 1, ’Macchiato’; QUINN DIZON: Awakening; AMELIA S. KAPLAN: Insolence; KEVIN McCARTER: Above the Clouds; JASON BARABBA: Rhetorical Devices; THOMAS L. READ: Capricci – New England String Q./var. soloists and ensembles – Navona
Quite the pot-pourri; holds something for everyone.
SCHOECK: Variation Sonata for Violin and Piano; Violin Sonata in D Major; Violin Sonata in E Major – Ursula Bagdasarjanz, violin/ Gisela Schoeck, p. – Gallo
Volume two of the survey of Othmar Schoeck’s violin works enjoys the artful collaboration of two well matched musicians, including violinist Bagdasarjanz and the composer’s daughter at the keyboard.
SUK: Piano Quartet in A Minor; Four Pieces for Violin & Piano; Piano Quintet in G Minor – The Nash Ensemble – Helios
Josef Suk’s chamber music strikes out on its own melodic path in these captivating works, brilliantly performed by the Nash Ensemble in 2003.
The Second Sonata is the finest music on offer here.
ERKKI SALMENHAARA: ‘Piano Chamber Music ’ = Sonata for Violin and Piano; Sonata per Cello e Pianoforte; Trois Scenes de Nuit; Sonata No. 2 – Jouni Somero, piano/Raymond Cox, violin/Laura Bucht, cello – Finn Concert Records
Very nice, Romantic sounding and easy to listen to.
Folk and ethnic energies from one of the world’s more under-rated violinist-composers.
A sparkling and committed performance of the anti-establishment music of Charles Ives.
“Blues” = Works of GERSHWIN, MARSHALL, ANTHEIL, DEBUSSY, JOPLIN, COPLAND, RAVEL for Violin & Piano – Matthew Trusler, violin/ Wayne Marshall, piano – Orchid Classics
There is much to enjoy here, including a fine-sounding recording.