Leonid Kogan: Milestones of a Legend | Documents 600374

Leonid Kogan: Milestones of a Legend


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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600374

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Release Date: 3rd February 2017



Leonid Kogan (violin)


Leonid Kogan (violin)


10-CD box set containing ten original albums by Leonid Kogan, one of one of the greatest representatives of the Soviet School of violin playing.

These milestone recordings were made from 1950 to 1959 and feature works by Bach, Brahms, Paganini, Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Mozart, Lalo and others. It includes high-profile chamber music recordings with Mstislav Rostropovich and Emil Gilels, as well as orchestral works conducted by Kondrashin, Mitropoulos, Silvestri, Monteux, Ackermann et al.

The orchestras featured include the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire.


CD 1
J.S. Bach
- Double Concerto in D minor, BWV1043; Sarabande (Partita No.1 in B minor, BWV1002); Violin Concerto no.2 in E major, BWV1042
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

CD 2
Paganini - Violin Concerto no.1 in D major, op.6; Cantabile, op.17
Haydn - Piano Trio in G minor, Hob.XV:19

CD 3
- Violin Concerto in D minor
Saint-Saëns - Havanaise in E major, op.83

CD 4
- Piano Trio in B flat major, op.97 ‘Archduke’

CD 5
- Violin Concerto no.3 in G major, K216
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto no.2 in G minor, op.63

CD 6
- Violin Sonata no.1 in G major, op.78; Violin Sonata no.2 in A major, op.100
Mozart - Piano Trio in G major, K564

CD 7
- Symphonie espagnole in D minor, op.21
Tchaikovsky - Sérénade mélancolique, op.26
Schumann - Piano Trio no.1 in D minor, op.63

CD 8
- Violin Concerto in D major, op.7

CD 9
- Violin Concerto in D major, op.61; Piano Trio in E flat major, WoO 38

CD 10
- Violin Concerto in D major, op.35; Méditation in D minor

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