The Concert piece by Ernest Chausson is a unique one in that the composer has designated it as a "concert" but the composition of the group is actually a sextet. No matter the unusual size this recording is a rare one on which Lorin Maazel is not conducting but rather he is playing the lead violin part. (He might also be conducting but as an aside.) Eric Korngold sneaks in as an anniversay (first performance in 1947) but one could also claim a misspelling! Either way his violin concerto is legitimate anywhere.
The program is finished out with two more beeee's - Bantock & Bloch again. Granville Bantock is another composer whose works have an idiosyncratic side to them and he loves the mythology of the Celtic.
So here they are in order of appearance:
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Yoel Levi, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, Bruno Weill, Tafelmusik Orchestra
Aitken: Aspen Concerto for Violin & Orch., Elmar Oliveira - violin, Gerard Schwarz, The Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52, Murray Perahia - piano
Chausson: Concert, Op. 21 for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Lorin Maazel - violin, Israela Margalit - piano, the Cleveland Orchestra String Quartet
Chopin: Grande Valse brillante in E flat major, Op. 18, Murray Perahia - piano
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35, Jascha Heifetz - violin, Alfred Wallenstein, the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bantock: Celtic Symphony for String Orchestra & 6 Harps, Vernon Handley, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Bloch: Suite hébraïque, Miriam Kramer - violin, Simon Over - piano
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