Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee (Arr. for Violin & Piano)
Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov 1:19
2 Thaïs: Méditation (Arr. M.P. Marsick for Violin & Piano) [Reproduced with Stanton Cartridge ]
Jules Massenet 3:48
3 Scherzo-tarantelle, Op. 16 (Live)
Henryk Wieniawski 3:49
4 Etudes-caprices, Op. 18: No. 4 in A Minor (Arr. for Violin & Piano) [Live]
Henryk Wieniawski 1:40
5 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 2: No. 2 in A Major, RV 31 (Arr. O. Respighi for Violin & Piano) [Live]
Antonio Vivaldi 5:57
6 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: I. Prelude. Allegro moderato (Live)
Max Bruch 8:20
7 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: II. Adagio (Live)
Max Bruch 9:01
8 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26: III. Finale. Allegro energico (Live)
Max Bruch 6:57
9 Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100: I. Allegro amabile (Live)
Johannes Brahms 7:29
10 Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100: II. Andante tranquillo (Live)
Johannes Brahms 6:05
11 Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100: III. Allegro grazioso (Quasi andante) [Live]
Johannes Brahms 5:09
12 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, MS 25: No. 5 in A Minor (Live)
Niccolò Paganini 2:17
13 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, MS 25: No. 17 in E-Flat Major (Live)
Niccolò Paganini 3:29
14 12 Klavierstücke, Op. 85: No. 12, Abendlied (Arr. for Violin & Piano)
Robert Schumann 2:39
15 Thaïs: Méditation (Arr. M.P. Marsick for Violin & Piano) [Reproduced with GE Cartridge]
Jules Massenet 3:45

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1933-09-28) (tracks 12–13)
violin:
Nathan Milstein (1933-09-28) (tracks 12–13)
Nathan Milstein (1943) (track 5)
Nathan Milstein (1943-11-02) (tracks 9–11)
Nathan Milstein (1944-05) (tracks 1–2, 14–15)
Nathan Milstein (1944-08-15) (tracks 3–4)
Nathan Milstein (1944-12-31) (tracks 6–8)
piano:
Artur Balsam (1943) (track 5)
Valentin Pavlovski (pianist) (1943-11-02) (tracks 9–11)
Artur Balsam (1944-05) (tracks 1–2, 14–15)
Valentin Pavlovski (pianist) (1944-08-15) (track 4)
piano and violin arranger:
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer) (track 4)
Ottorino Respighi (track 5)
arranger:
Martin-Pierre Marsick (tracks 2, 15)
composer:
Jules Massenet (tracks 2, 15)
Niccolò Paganini (composer) (tracks 12–13)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 14)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 5)
Henryk Wieniawski (1855) (track 3)
Henryk Wieniawski (1862) (track 4)
Max Bruch (1866 – 1867) (tracks 6–8)
Johannes Brahms (1886) (tracks 9–11)
conductor:
Artur Rodziński (1944-12-31) (tracks 6–8)
instruments:
Valentin Pavlovski (pianist) (1944-08-15) (track 3)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra (1944-12-31) (tracks 6–8)
performer:
Lionel Barrymore (1944-12-31) (tracks 6–8)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1944-12-31) (tracks 6–8)
part of:
Works of Henryk Wieniawski by opus number (number: op. 16) (track 3)
Works of Henryk Wieniawski by opus number (number: op. 18 no. 4) (track 4)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
24 Caprices for Solo Violin, op. 1: No. 5 in A minor: Agitato (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for banjo, arr. Charles Wood) (track 1)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 1)
later versions:
live recording of:
Violin sonata in A najor, RV 31 (for violin and piano, arr. Respighi) (1943) (track 5)
12 Klavierstücke, Op. 85: No. 12, Abendlied (for violin and piano) (1944-05) (track 14)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (1944-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (1944-05) (track 1)
Scherzo-tarantelle, op. 16 (1944-08-15) (track 3)
Étude-Caprice, op. 18 no. 4, in A minor, Tempo di Saltarella, ma non troppo vivo (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (1944-08-15) (track 4)
part of:
referred to in medleys: