The Menuhin Century: Sarasate, Granados, Falla, Kreisler - Showpieces (24/96 FLAC)
The Menuhin Century: Sarasate, Granados, Falla, Kreisler – Showpieces (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Pablo Martin de Sarasate, Fritz Kreisler, Enrique Granados, Manuel de Falla
Performer: Yehudi Menuhin, Marcel Gazelle, Hendrik Endt, Artur Balsam, Ferguson Webster
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Warner
Release: 2016
Size: 793 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: cover

Pablo Martin de Sarasate:
01. Caprice basque, Op. 24
02. 8 Danzas españolas: No. 1 Malagueña, Op. 21 No. 1
03. 8 Danzas españolas: No. 2 Habanera, Op. 21 No. 2
04. 8 Danzas españolas: No. 3 Romanza andaluza, Op. 22 No. 1
05. 8 Danzas españolas: No. 6 Zapateado, Op. 23 No. 2

Fritz Kreisler:
06. Caprice viennois, Op. 2
07. Tambourin chinois, Op. 3
08. 3 Old Viennese Dances: No. 3 Schön Rosmarin
09. Praeludium and Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)
10. La Chasse (in the style of Cartier)
11. Sicilienne and Rigaudon (in the style of Francoeur)
12. Recitativo und Scherzo-Caprice, Op. 6

Enrique Granados:
13. 12 Danzas españolas, Op. 37 No. 5 Andaluza

Manuel de Falla:
14. Danse espagnole (from La vida breve)

This box illustrates Menuhin’s historic role as a musician through recordings such as: the legendary Elgar Violin Concerto with the composer conducting; historical concerts, such as the re-opening of the Opéra de Paris two months after Paris liberation; Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Bartók with Wilhelm Furtwängler; the Bach Double Concerto with David Oistrakh, and works composed for Menuhin by Bloch, Bartók and many others.

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