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Virtuoso Vengerov

Itamar Golan Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (1 Nov 1993)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Teldec
  • ASIN: B000000SHY
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 175,924 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Polonaise No.1 in D major Op.4Maxim Vengerov 5:15£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Paganini / Arr Kreisler : I Palpiti Op.13Maxim Vengerov10:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Wieniawski : Légende Op.17Maxim Vengerov 6:43£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Kreisler : Schön RösmarinMaxim Vengerov 2:03£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Bloch : Baal Shem : II NigunMaxim Vengerov 7:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Tchaikovsky : Souvenir d'un lieu cher Op.42 : II Scherzo in C minorMaxim Vengerov 3:45£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Souvenir d'un lieu cher Op.42 : III Mélodie in E flat majorMaxim Vengerov 3:17£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Tambourin chinois Op.3Maxim Vengerov 3:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Messiaen : Theme & VariationsMaxim Vengerov 7:28£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Kreisler : Caprice viennois Op.2Maxim Vengerov 3:56£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Sarasate : Caprice basque Op.24Maxim Vengerov 6:57£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. La Ronde des Lutins Op.25Maxim Vengerov 5:34£0.79  Buy MP3 

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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb! 17 Nov 2001
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
The sensibility and the talent involved in these performances make the word title seem rather cold to describe it. The choice of those 'songs' is also very aimed, and it is the work that you cannot miss if you love violin. Not the kind of music to hear as a background for any activity, it requires all your attention!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars 17 Oct 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars A charming CD of small violin pieces. 19 July 2000
By Christopher Urrutia - Published on
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Although Vengerov has had his up's and down's, this CD is truely a triumph for him. Vengerov's playing is in top form and he really does each piece justice. The best thing about this CD is the pieces Vengerov picked to record. This is the perfect CD of charming violin miniatures. I haven't yet found a better CD of these sorts of pieces. I especially like the Caprice Basque by Sarasate and the variations by Paganini. But all the songs are very captivating. If you're looking for a good CD of "itsy bitsies", as Heifetz called them, this is it. It's a great gift for someone who isn't really into classical music or for someone who is too.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent grouping of small violin pieces 14 July 1999
By A Customer - Published on
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The pieces on this cd are all of the most delightful quality. Vengerov plays them all with beautiful execution and interpretation. One of my favorite cd's. I've yet to find another violin cd that groups together such wonderful little pieces in such a good way!
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic ! 31 Mar 2003
By A Customer - Published on
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Vengerov has no limit to his technique.beautiful tone,excellent intonation,smart interpretation,and thrilling virtuosity, hardly describe this cd.Itamar Golan also does a very good job as an accompanist,and one cannot make any objections to his level of music making.A Brilliant recording made by an unforgetable artist!
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3.0 out of 5 stars he didn't read the music very carefully... 23 Sep 2002
By Martin Shultz - Published on
Format:Audio CD
A lot of this CD is very impressive- Vengerov clearly has his technique under control, and the Paganini is very well-executed, making it sound easy.
I feel that he's pretty far off the mark with the Messiaen, though. He must not have spent very much time learning this piece, since both the Theme (of the "Theme et variations) and the final section of the piece are played at exactly twice the printed tempo! This completely changes the character of the piece to something that's very different from the meditative quality that the correct tempo markings imply. There are also a few wrong notes- small details, but it does make a difference, considering the emphasis Messiaen placed on harmony. There's a very good Naxos recording of this piece (with the Amici ensemble, Scott St. John, violin) that's worth hearing.
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars 1 Sep 2014
By yu-ruo wang - Published on
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