Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Liza Ferschtman - Mendelssohn; Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 / String Octet, Op. 20 (2017)

Liza Ferschtman - Mendelssohn; Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 / String Octet, Op. 20
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 58:14 min | 134 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

Liza Ferschtman:….slowly, as my musical path kept unfolding, I got to the point where more and more I was able to let go of my preconceived notions about the Violin Concerto and more clearly start to see and hear my own voice in it. Over the years I got to know so much more music by Mendelssohn, from the inside out, and I felt the language become more fully my own.
Yehudi Menuhin, BPO - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Bartok: Violin Concerto No.2 (1966/2012) [24-96]

Yehudi Menuhin & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler (1966/2012)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 [EMI Remaster 2011]

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 64:58 minutes | 672 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Acclaimed violinist Yehudi Menuhin delivers first-rate performances of Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor and Béla Bartók’s Violin Concerto No.2. His stunning tone, intensity and overall virtuosity are engaging and warm. Menuhin is joined by noted conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra. The set will go down as one of the finest violin performances of all time and Menuhin remains one of the most accomplished violinists of the century.
James Ehnes, Vladimir Ashkenazy - Mendelssohn: Violin  Concerto op.64, Octet op.20 (2010)

James Ehnes, Vladimir Ashkenazy - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto op.64, Octet op.20 (2010)
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | 262 MB | release notes, no scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 133 MB
Classical | 57:27

Hailed as ‘the Jascha Heifetz of our day’ (Globe and Mail), violinist James Ehnes is widely considered one of the most dynamic and exciting performers in classical music. He has performed in over 30 countries on five continents, appearing with many of the world’s most well-known orchestras and conductors. Ehnes’s extensive discography of over 20 recordings features repertoire ranging from Bach violin sonatas to John Adams’s Road Movies. Since Vladimir Ashkenazy came to prominence on the world stage in the 1955 Chopin Competition in Warsaw, he has built an extraordinary career as one of the finest pianists of our time. Conducting has formed the largest part of his activities over the past two decades, and he has had a long-standing relationship with the Philharmonia Orchestra, of which he was appointed conductor laureate in 2000.
Beethoven · Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto - Mullova · Gardiner · Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique

Beethoven · Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto - Mullova · Gardiner · Orc. Révolutionnaire et Romantique
FLAC 96kHz / 24bit (Stereo Downmix) | Cover | RAR 3% Recovery | 1.39 GB | Blu-ray 2009

Featuring John Eliot Gardiner and his Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique - and Presented in DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 at a 24/96 kHz bit and sample rate, the sound on this disc is awe-inspiring. The 7.1 palette gives a recording engineer the opportunity to map acoustically the orchestra and hall with incredible detail, and this recording does just that.
Ivry Gitlis - The Art of Ivry Gitlis: Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Bartok (1992) 2CD

Ivry Gitlis - The Art of Ivry Gitlis (1992) 2CD
Tchaikovsky - Bruch - Sibelius - Mendelssohn - Bartók

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 556 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 393 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: VoxBox | # CDX2 5505 | Time: 02:39:09

There are several reasons to own this Vox Box 2CD set. For the first, it includes five great violin concertos in some of the very best performances in their discography. For the second, Ivry Gitlis (born 1922) is a great living violinist and these recordings made in early 1950s show his art in the best way, when Ivry's violin sounded powerful and brilliant.
Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Ibragimova, Jurowski, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment (2012)

Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos - Ibragimova, Jurowski, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 249 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 67795

The young violinist Alina Ibragimova is already established as an admired recording artist, standing alongside great artists of the past and present with her versions of Bach and Beethoven’s violin works. She appears on this latest release with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Vladimir Jurowski (in his Hyperion premiere) in a programme which includes a classic of the concerto repertoire: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64.

Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 10, 2017
Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto (2016) [TR24][OF]

Jan Mracek - Dvorak: Violin Concerto
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 67:27 min | 1.18 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Onyx | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

"Jan is a worthy winner. He has fascinated us from the first round. Not only with his technical skills, but also with his charisma on stage" the chairman of the jury of the 2014 Fritz Kreisler Competition announced after Mrácek’s performance with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra was met with thunderous applause. Prior to this Mrácek has studied with the great Czech master Václav Hudecek, as well as with Levon Chilingirian, Gavriel Lipkind and Ida Haendel.

Anne-Sophie Mutter - Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Romances (2003) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 8, 2017
Anne-Sophie Mutter - Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Romances (2003) [SACD-R][OF]

Anne-Sophie Mutter - Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Romances (2003) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical | SACD ISO: DST 2.0, 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 4.19 GB + 5% Recovery
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2003

Mutter's Beethoven Concerto was recorded live at the final subscription concerts of Karl Masur's long tenure as the New York Philharmonic's music director, and the beautifully played orchestral part is a tribute to his leadership. Mutter plays with a silken tone and astonishing technical command of her instrument–absolute ease in the stratospheric tessitura of the solo part, and an amazing array of microdynamic adjustments that display the infinite variety of pianissimos at her command.
Liana Gourdjia - Stravinsky: Violin Concerto & Works for Violin and Piano (2017)

Liana Gourdjia - Stravinsky: Violin Concerto & Works for Violin and Piano
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 77:12 min | 178 MB
Label: Audite | Tracks: 20 | Rls.date: 2017

Stravinsky's rarely-performed Violin Concerto, coupled with the main works of his repertoire for violin and piano. The composer was initially convinced that he lacked the experience necessary for writing a violin concerto and taking full advantage of the instrument's possibilities in concertante style. But in 1931 he went on to compose a Neoclassical masterwork in close collaboration with violinist Samuel Dushkin, a work that bears his unmistakable fingerprint.
Gidon Kremer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Melancholy Serenade (1982)

Gidon Kremer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Melancholy Serenade (1982)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Covers Included | 41:42 | 163 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

This was one of the first digital version (the very first?) of Tchaikovsky's violin concerto and remains pretty competitive though perhaps not a first choice. Kremer's playing is surely polished and technically impressive; the phrasing is wonderful and the tone beautiful. Still, it is unfortunately a little short on charm and expressive depth - Tchaikovsky's concerto isn't really the most appropriate vehicle neither for classical restraint nor almost curmudgeonly introspective approaches; it is peripatetic grand drama and passion and heart-on-sleeve through and through and despite Kremer's sweetness of tone he never manages to scale the heights or plunge the emotional abysses of the music.