Violinist David Oistrakh performs Violin Concertos by Prokofiev backed by the London Symphony Orchestra lead by Lovro von Matacic, and the Philharmonic Orchestra lead by Alceo Galliera.
One of the 20th centurys greatest violinists, David Oistrakh named Sergei Prokofiev among his close friends. This album features the composers two contrasting violin concertos the audacious No. 1, completed in 1917, and the more restrained No. 2, composed in 1935, shortly before Prokofiev returned to Russia.
180g Vinyl LP
Mono (Concerto No. 1) & Stereo (Concerto No. 2)
Remastered from the original tapes at Abbey Road in 2004
David Oistrakh, violin
London Symphony Orchestra (Side A)
Lovro von Matacic, conductor (Side A)
Philharmonia Orchestra (Side B)
Alceo Galliera, conductor (Side B)
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19
Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante assai
III. Allegro, ben marcato