The Art of Yehudi Menuhin Episode 7

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On this episode: Yehudi Menuhin performs works of Vieuxtemps, Elgar, Schubert and Beethoven.

Menuhin plays Vieuxtemps

1-4. Yehudi Menuhin: Vieuxtemps Violin concerto no.4 in D minor op. 31
Conductor: Walter Susskind, Philharmonia Orchestra
May 11 1951

First movement : Andante - Moderato Cadenza
Second movement : Andante Religioso
Third movement : Scherzo
Fourth movement : Finale marziale: Allegro

5-8. Yehudi Menuhin: Vieuxtemps Violin concerto no.5 "Grétry" in a minor op. 37
Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari, Philharmonia Orchestra
December 7th 1954

Playlist: 1. the whole concerto in one video. 2-8. movements in separate videos.

Statue of Sir Edward Elgar in Worcester
Statue of Sir Edward Elgar in Worcester (Photo credit: ell brown)
1. RARE - Yehudi Menuhin: Elgar Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61 Conductor: Sir Edward Elgar

Genre Concerto / Romantic Period
Date Written 1909-1910
Ensemble London Symphony Orchestra
Recording Studio: Venue Studio 1, EMI Abbey Road Studios, London
Recording Date 7/1932

2. Yehudi Menuhin: Elgar Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma"
Conductor: Sir Edward Elgar

Genre Romantic Period / Variations
Date Written 1898-1899
Ensemble Royal Albert Hall Orchestra
Recording Studio: Venue Queen's Hall, London, England
Recording Date 1926
Sir Edward Elgar
Cover of Sir Edward Elgar

RARE RECORDING!! The Elgar violin concerto in B minor, Yehudi Menuhin is soloist and Sir Edward Elgar himself conducted London symphony orchestra. They recorded one time together this concerto on 14th and 15th July 1932.

1rst mvt: Allegro
2nd mvt: Andante
3rd mvt: Allegro molto-
4rth mvt: Cadenza accompagning by orchestra -Allegro molto

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. Several of his first major orchestral works, including the Enigma Variations and the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, were greeted with acclaim. He also composed oratorios, chamber music, symphonies, instrumental concertos, and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick in 1924.

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE (April 22, 1916 March 12, 1999) was a violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He was born a U.S. citizen, but became a citizen of Switzerland in 1970, and of the United Kingdom in 1985.

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