Two genuine art pieces for orchestra and solo violin are on the program on this record: Astor Piazzolla's composition "Tanti Anni Prima" in a version for string orchestra and solo violin, and composer Leonard Bernstein's five-movement Serenade for Violin, String Orchestra, Harp and Percussion. Piazzolla's "Tanti Anni Prima" shows the grand master of tango nuevo of his tender, lyrical side, the turn of Italian violin virtuoso Salvatore Accardo and his Orchestra Da Camera Italiana will serve excellently. Bernstein's Serenade, however, is a virtuoso tour de force that demands not only a soloist but also a few strings and percussion machine operators. But Accardo proved himself as a soloist and as an orchestra conductor in top form. The transparent and detailed room-filling sound of this recording, making Bernstein's colorful arrangement here in addition, a special experience. The recording was purely analog Giulio Cesare Ricci absorbed through Neumann microphones at a Ampex two-track analog machine. Even the one-stage cut is implemented as pure analog. The LP was pressed in Germany on high quality 180-gram virgin vinyl. Strictly limited to 496 pieces!
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180g Virgin Vinyl
Pure Analogue Recording & Cutting
Cutting Machine wired by Signoricci
One-Stage Pressing Process
Heavy Quality Sleeves
Produced in only 496 copies
Orchestra da Camera Italiana
Salvatore Accardo, violin, director
1. Tanti anni prima
Serenade for Violin, String Orchestra, Harp and Percussion
2. Lento, Allegro
6. Molto tenuto, Allegro molto vivace
Piazzolla recorded May 19-27, 2001 at Pontificio Istituto di Musica Sacra, Roma.
Bernstein recorded November 14, 1998 at Teatro Unione, Viterbo.