Legendary Treasures: Oscar Shumsky | Doremi DHR803133

Legendary Treasures: Oscar Shumsky

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Label: Doremi

Cat No: DHR803133

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Release Date: 24th November 2014

Contents

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV120 'Gott man lobet dich in Stille'
Cantata BWV132 'Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn'
» Aria for alto and violin solo 'Christi Glieder, ach bedenket'
Partita for solo violin no.2 in D minor, BWV1004
Violin Sonata no.3 in E major, BWV1016
» I Adagio

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Violin Sonata no.7 in C minor, op.30 no.2

Buxtehude, Dieterich

Jubilate Domino, omnis terra, BuxWV64

Hindemith, Paul

Violin Sonata no.2 in D major, op.11 no.2

Kreisler, Fritz

Rezitativ and Scherzo Caprice, op.6
Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Adagio in E major, K261
Il re pastore, K208
» L'amero, saro costante

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Songs (6), op.4
» no.3 In the Silence of the Secret Night (arr. Kreisler)
» no.4 Sing not to me, beautiful maiden (arr. Kreisler)
Songs (6), op.38
» no.3 Daisies (arr. Kreisler for violin and piano)
Songs (15), op.26
» no.7 To the children (arr. Kreisler)
» no.10 Before my Window (arr. Kreisler)

Saint-Saens, Camille

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op.28

Schubert, Franz

Rondo for piano and violin in B minor, D895

Schumann, Robert

Kinderszenen, op.15
» no.7 Traumerei

Strauss, Richard

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, op.60
» Dance
Violin Sonata in E flat major, op.18 TrV151

Tartini, Giuseppe

Violin Sonata in G minor 'Devil's Trill' (arr. Fritz Kreisler)

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Fantasies (12) for solo violin, TWV40:14-25
» no.10 in D major, TWV40:23

Wieniawski, Henryk

Polonaise brillante no.1 in D major, op.4
Polonaise brillante no.2 in A major, op.21

Artists

Oscar Shumsky (violin)
Nadia Reisenberg (piano)
Leo Barkin (piano)
Frank Maus (piano)
Maureen Forrester (alto)
Lois Marshall (soprano)
Mario Bernardi (piano)
Erna Berger (soprano)
George Schick (piano)
James Melton (tenor)
Carroll Hollister (piano)
Earl Wild (piano)
CBC Orchestra
Al Goodman Orchestra
NBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Oscar Shumsky
Milton Katims

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV120 'Gott man lobet dich in Stille'
Cantata BWV132 'Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn'
» Aria for alto and violin solo 'Christi Glieder, ach bedenket'
Partita for solo violin no.2 in D minor, BWV1004
Violin Sonata no.3 in E major, BWV1016
» I Adagio

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Violin Sonata no.7 in C minor, op.30 no.2

Buxtehude, Dieterich

Jubilate Domino, omnis terra, BuxWV64

Hindemith, Paul

Violin Sonata no.2 in D major, op.11 no.2

Kreisler, Fritz

Rezitativ and Scherzo Caprice, op.6
Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Adagio in E major, K261
Il re pastore, K208
» L'amero, saro costante

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Songs (6), op.4
» no.3 In the Silence of the Secret Night (arr. Kreisler)
» no.4 Sing not to me, beautiful maiden (arr. Kreisler)
Songs (6), op.38
» no.3 Daisies (arr. Kreisler for violin and piano)
Songs (15), op.26
» no.7 To the children (arr. Kreisler)
» no.10 Before my Window (arr. Kreisler)

Saint-Saens, Camille

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op.28

Schubert, Franz

Rondo for piano and violin in B minor, D895

Schumann, Robert

Kinderszenen, op.15
» no.7 Traumerei

Strauss, Richard

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, op.60
» Dance
Violin Sonata in E flat major, op.18 TrV151

Tartini, Giuseppe

Violin Sonata in G minor 'Devil's Trill' (arr. Fritz Kreisler)

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Fantasies (12) for solo violin, TWV40:14-25
» no.10 in D major, TWV40:23

Wieniawski, Henryk

Polonaise brillante no.1 in D major, op.4
Polonaise brillante no.2 in A major, op.21

Artists

Oscar Shumsky (violin)
Nadia Reisenberg (piano)
Leo Barkin (piano)
Frank Maus (piano)
Maureen Forrester (alto)
Lois Marshall (soprano)
Mario Bernardi (piano)
Erna Berger (soprano)
George Schick (piano)
James Melton (tenor)
Carroll Hollister (piano)
Earl Wild (piano)
CBC Orchestra
Al Goodman Orchestra
NBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Oscar Shumsky
Milton Katims

About

This outstanding Oscar Shumsky release features material sourced and released for the very first time. An absolute must for the admirers of Oscar Shumsky, who surely must rank as one of the great musicians of the past century, as his artistry on this recording testifies abundantly.

Contents:
Beethoven:
Sonata for Violin & Piano No.7 in c, Op.30 No.2
with Nadia Reisenberg (piano)
Telemann: Fantasia for Violin solo in D, No.10
Live broadcast, WQXR studio, New York, January, 1972

J S Bach: Violin Sonata in E, BWV 1016 1st Mvt: Adagio
Tartini-Kreisler: Violin sonata in g, Devil's Trill (Cadenza by Kreisler)
Rachmaninoff: Song: Daisies, Op.38 No.3 (arr. by Kreisler for Violin & Piano as Marquerite)
Wieniawski: Polonaise brillante No.2 in A, Op.21
Leo Barkin (piano)
CBC Live Broadcast: November, 1951

Schubert: Rondo brillante in b, Op.70 D. 895
J S Bach: Partita No.2 in d for Violin solo, BWV 1004
R Strauss: Sonata for Violin & Piano in Eb, Op.18
Kreisler: Recitative e Scherzo-caprice, Op.6; Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta
Frank Maus (piano)
Basel, October, 1982

J S Bach: Aria for alto & Violin solo from Cantata No.132
Maureen Forrester (alto)
J S Bach: Aria for Soprano & Violin concertante from Cantata No.120
Lois Marshall (soprano)
Recorded c.1962

Buxtehude: Cantata Jubilate Domino
Maureen Forrester (alto)
Live performance, Stratford Festival, Canada - July, 1967

Mozart: Adagio in E, K.261
Hindemith: Sonata for Violin & Piano, Op.11/2
Mario Bernardi (piano)
Live performance, 1965

Mozart: L'amerÚ, sarÚ costante from Il Re Pastore, K.208
 Erna Berger (soprano), George Schick (piano)
Recorded 1950

Rachmaninov/Kreisler: 4 songs
 ∑ In the silence of the night, Op.4 No.3
 ∑ To the Children, Op.26 No.7
 ∑ O cease thy singing, maiden fair, Op.4 No.4
 ∑ The Cherry tree, Op.26 No.10
James Melton (tenor), Carroll Hollister (piano)
Recorded 1949

Wieniawski: Polonaise brillante No.1 in D, Op.4
Earl Wild (piano)
Live broadcast, August , 1940

R Strauss: Dance from Bourgeois gentilhomme
CBC Orchestra
CBC Live broadcast, 1965

Schumann: Tršumerei, from Kinderszenen, Op.15 No.7
Al Goodman Orchestra
Recorded c. 1948

Saint-SaŽns: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28
NBC Symphony Orchestra / Milton Katims
Live broadcast, April, 1950

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