Recordings

Released: September 29, 2009

Pablo de Sarasate Virtuoso Works For Violin

Gil Shaham has a deep affinity and appreciation for the violin works of Pablo de Sarasate. Sarasate’s centenary year in 2008, presented Gil and his wife, violinist Adele Anthony, a welcome opportunity to dedicate numerous concert performances to this revered musician’s works. This included a concert at the Lincoln Center in New York, which was broadcast live on PBS (public television) in North America. Also as part of the year’s festivities was ‘Sarasateada’, a Sarasate Festival in Valladolid, in Sarasate’s native Spain. This festival included concerts both chamber and orchestral were recorded for this forthcoming release.

Tracks

1. Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: I. Introduction: Allegro moderato
2. Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: II. Moderato
3. Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: III. Lento assai
4. Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: IV. Allegro moderato
5. Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25: V. Moderato
6. El canto del ruisenor (The Song of the Nightingale), Op. 29
7. Spanish Dances, Op. 26: Spanish Dances, Op. 26: No. 2. Habanera
8. Spanish Dances, Op. 23 : Spanish Dances, Op. 23: No. 2. Zapateado
9. Zortzico d'Iparaguirre, Op. 39 (orch. by L. Blech)
10. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 (version for violin and orchestra)
11. Airs ecossais, Op. 34
12. Spanish Dances, Op. 22: Spanish Dances, Op. 22: No. 1. Romanza andaluza
13. Spanish Dances, Op. 22: Spanish Dances, Op. 22: No. 1. Romanza andaluza
14. Romance et Gavotte de Mignon, Op. 16: Romance et Gavotte de Mignon, Op. 16: Gavotte
15. Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43

Credits

Adele Anthony Violin
Akira Eguchi Piano 
Gil Shaham Violin

Catalogue no. CC07