Joseph Szigeti plays Mendelssohn and Brahms violin concertos | Music & Arts MACD1197

Joseph Szigeti plays Mendelssohn and Brahms violin concertos

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Label: Music & Arts

Cat No: MACD1197

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 2nd April 2007

Contents

Artists

Joseph Szigeti (violin)
Philharmonic-symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Bruno Walter
Dimitri Mitropoulos

Works

Brahms, Johannes

Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

Mendelssohn, Felix

Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

Artists

Joseph Szigeti (violin)
Philharmonic-symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Bruno Walter
Dimitri Mitropoulos

About

Szigeti [1892-1973] was an artist of rare intellect and integrity; he eschewed the role of virtuoso, placing himself totally at the service of the music. In addition to the standard repertoire, he championed the music of many 20th-century composers including Stravinsky, Bartok, Ravel, Prokofiev, Honegger, Bloch and Martin.

These rare New York airchecks find him still in fine shape, before arthritis began seriously to affect his tone.

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