Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn Violin Concertos  180g LP
Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn Violin Concertos  180g LP

Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn Violin Concertos 180g LP

Nathan Milstein

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SKU:
DGR-2530359
UPC:
4260019711731
Although he has lived in the USA since 1929 and even took on American citizenship in 1942, Nathan Milstein is often referred to as perhaps the last "Russian" among all Russian violinists due to his art of playing - which is governed wholly by intellect. This does not mean that Milstein plays in an academic or cool manner, his art is thoughtful and controlled - in the very best sense of the meaning. And this should certainly not be equated with "deliberateness." On the contrary. Milstein’s tremendous virtuosity, particularly in the fiendishly difficult final movements of Tchaikovsky’s and Mendelssohn’s concertos, takes both works to new heights. Although never a forceful presence since he employs relatively little vibrato and thus achieves a slender tone, Milstein’s playing is filled with amazing assertion and luminance, and is quite fascinating for its extraordinary purity. And this is precisely what enhances his interpretation of these two great classical concertos, lending them a legendary grace, a feeling of rightness - that there is no other way. The Vienna Philharmonic, with their great tradition, provide support of the first order, and Claudio Abbado proves once again that he is a more than circumspect master of the baton.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Audiophile Mastering

Musicians:
Wiener Philharmoniker
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Nathan Milstein, violin

Selections:
Peter Tschaikowsky (1840-1893)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 35

1. Allegro Moderato
2. Canzonetta Andante
3. Finale Allegro Vivacissimo
Felix Mendelssohn Bartoholi (1809-1847)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64

4. Allegro molto Apassionato
5. Andante
6. Allegretto non troppo - allegro molto vivace
Description
Although he has lived in the USA since 1929 and even took on American citizenship in 1942, Nathan Milstein is often referred to as perhaps the last "Russian" among all Russian violinists due to his art of playing - which is governed wholly by intellect. This does not mean that Milstein plays in an academic or cool manner, his art is thoughtful and controlled - in the very best sense of the meaning. And this should certainly not be equated with "deliberateness." On the contrary. Milstein’s tremendous virtuosity, particularly in the fiendishly difficult final movements of Tchaikovsky’s and Mendelssohn’s concertos, takes both works to new heights. Although never a forceful presence since he employs relatively little vibrato and thus achieves a slender tone, Milstein’s playing is filled with amazing assertion and luminance, and is quite fascinating for its extraordinary purity. And this is precisely what enhances his interpretation of these two great classical concertos, lending them a legendary grace, a feeling of rightness - that there is no other way. The Vienna Philharmonic, with their great tradition, provide support of the first order, and Claudio Abbado proves once again that he is a more than circumspect master of the baton.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Audiophile Mastering

Musicians:
Wiener Philharmoniker
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Nathan Milstein, violin

Selections:
Peter Tschaikowsky (1840-1893)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 35

1. Allegro Moderato
2. Canzonetta Andante
3. Finale Allegro Vivacissimo
Felix Mendelssohn Bartoholi (1809-1847)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64

4. Allegro molto Apassionato
5. Andante
6. Allegretto non troppo - allegro molto vivace
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
5.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Nathan Milstein
Title
Violin Concertos
Composer
Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn
Additional Artists
Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
07-22-2004
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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