Works for Violin of Bernstein, Penderecki (2012)

Bernstein, Penderecki

Salvatore Accardo, Orechstra da Camera Italiana, Orchestra Giovanile Italiana

Salvatore Accardo, Krzysztof Penderecki

The Serenade for Solo Violin, Strings, Harp and Percussion (after Plato’s “Symposium”) is a five-movement concerto written by Leonard Bernstein in 1954 and first performed at La Fenice in Venice by Isaac Stern and Igor Stravinski.

PENDERECKI: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN

Krzysztof Penderecki composed his Concerto for Violin and orchestra between 1974 and 1976; the work was first performed on 27th April 1977 by the violinist Isaac Stern, accompanied by the Basle Symphony Orchestra conducted by Moshe Atzmon. This is Penderecki's second composition for Violin and orchestra. The Capriccio, composed in 1966 both in its spirit and in the demands it makes on marked virtuosity in performance calls to mind models in Paganini's style.

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Salvatore Accardo

Salvatore Accardo; born September 26, 1941 in Turin, northern Italy) is an Italian violin virtuoso and conductor.Accardo studied violin in the southern Italian city of Naples in the 1950s. He gave his first professional recital at the age of 13 performing Paganini's Capricci. In 1956 Accardo won the Geneva Competition and in 1958 became the first prize winner of the Paganini Competition in Genoa.
He has recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices (re-recorded in 1999) for solo violin and was the first to record all six of the Paganini Violin Concertos. He has an extensive discography of almost 50 recordings on Philips, DG, EMI, Sony Classical, Foné, Dynamic, and Warner-Fonit. Notably, he has recorded an album of classical and contemporary works in 1995 on Paganini's Guarneri del Gesù 1742 violin, the "Canon".
Accardo founded the Accardo Quartet in 1992 and he was one of the founders of the Walter Stauffer Academy in 1986. He founded the Settimane Musicali Internazionali in Naples and the Cremona String Festival in 1971, and in 1996, he re-founded the Orchestra da Camera Italiana (O.C.I.), whose members are the best pupils of the Walter Stauffer Academy. He performed the music of Paganini for the soundtrack of the 1989 film Kinski Paganini. In the 1970s he was a member of the celebrated Italian chamber orchestra "I Musici".
Accardo owns one Stradivarius violin, the "Hart ex Francescatti" (1727) and had the "Firebird ex Saint-Exupéry" (1718).

 

 

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Works for Violin of Bernstein, Penderecki (2012)

Bernstein, Penderecki

Salvatore Accardo, Orechstra da Camera Italiana, Orchestra Giovanile Italiana

Recording Type & Bit Rate: Analog to DSD64

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SERENADE PER VIOLINO, ARCHI, ARPA E PERCUSSIONI - Lento, Allegro
Bernstein
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SERENADE PER VIOLINO, ARCHI, ARPA E PERCUSSIONI - Allegretto
Bernstein
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SERENADE PER VIOLINO, ARCHI, ARPA E PERCUSSIONI - Presto
Bernstein
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SERENADE PER VIOLINO, ARCHI, ARPA E PERCUSSIONI - Adagio
Bernstein
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SERENADE PER VIOLINO, ARCHI, ARPA E PERCUSSIONI - Molto tenuto, Allegro molto vivace
Bernstein
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CONCERTO PER VIOLINO
Penderecki
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