[ RCA Red Seal / Sony Classics / 6 CD Box Set ]
Release Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Yehudi Menuhin - The Complete American Victor Recordings, a 6-CD set bringing together legendary early recordings by this violin legend. Gems from this set include the first ever releases in any format of two previously unpublished items, including the December 1949 recordings of Beethoven's "Spring" and "Kreutzer" Sonatas with Menuhin's sister Hephzibah at the piano, and the first official CD release of Mendelssohn's D minor Violin Concerto, Bruch's Concerto No.1, Bach's Sonata No.3 and Bartók's Sonata No.1, which have been transferred from the original analogue master discs and tapes. Also two songs with baritone Robert Merrill for the first time on CD plus five previously unreleased encore pieces.
Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')
Bach, J S: Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E major, BWV1016
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2, Sz 112
Bartók: Violin Sonata No. 1, BB 84, Sz. 75
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 'Spring'
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 'Kreutzer'
Bloch, E: Nigun (Baal Shem No. 2)
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 4
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Debussy: Préludes - Book 1: No. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance No. 6 in D major, Op. 46 No. 6
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor, Op. 46 No. 8
Elgar: Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Fiocco, J H: Allegro
Handel: Aria, from Dettinger Te Deum for violin and piano
Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. post.
Monasterio: Sierra Morena
Rachmaninov: In the silence of the secret night, Op. 4 No. 3
Ries, Franz: La Capricciosa
Saenger: Concert Miniature Op. 130 No. 2 'Scotch pastorale'
Samazeuilh: Chant d'Espagne
Schubert: Ave Maria, D839
Schubert: Grand Duo for Violin and Piano in A Major, D574
Schubert: Sonata (Sonatina) for violin & piano in D major, D384 (Op. posth. 137 No. 1)
Schubert: Sonatina (Sonatina) in D major, D384 (Op. posth. 137 No. 1): Allegro vivace
Schubert: Sonatina (Sonatina) in D major, D384 (Op. posth. 137 No. 1): Rondo
Spohr: Duet, Op. 39 No. 1 in D
Wieniawski: Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16