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Oistrakh - Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky - Violin Concertos Album

Oistrakh - Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky - Violin Concertos Album Performer: Oistrakh - Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky
Title: Violin Concertos
Style: Modern, Romantic
Category: Classical
Date of release: 2006
Country: Europe
Label: Sony Classical
Catalog number: 88697 00812 2
Size MP3: 1125 mb
Size FLAC: 1177 mb
Rating: 4.2


1Violin Concerto No. 1 In A Minor, Op. 99
Composed By – Dmitri Shostakovich
2III. Passacaglia. Andante13:19
3III. Finale. Allegro Vivacissimo9:41
4I. Nocturne. Adagio11:57
5II. Scherzo. Allegro Non Troppo6:10
6Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 35
Composed By – Peter Tchaikovsky
7IV. Burlesca. Allegro Con Brio4:45
8I. Allegro Moderato18:49
9II. Canzonetta. Andante6:40


  • Booklet Editor [Editorial Direction]Laura Kszan
  • ConductorDimitri Mitropoulos (tracks: 1 to 4), Eugene Ormandy (tracks: 5 to 7)
  • Coordinator [Project Director]David Foil, Warren Wernick
  • Design [Design Direction]Roxanne Slimak
  • Design [Series Design]Skouras Design
  • Engineer [DSD Engineer]Todd Whitelock
  • Liner Notes [English, Original For ML 5077 ]Charles Burr
  • Liner Notes [English, Original For MS 6298 ]Unknown Artist
  • Liner Notes [French Translation]Josée Bégaud
  • Liner Notes [German Translation]Stefan Lerche
  • OrchestraNew York Philharmonic (tracks: 1 to 4), The Philadelphia Orchestra (tracks: 5 to 7)
  • Photography By [Cover]Adrian Siegel
  • Producer [Original]David Oppenheim (tracks: 1 to 4), Howard H. Scott (tracks: 5 to 7)
  • Product ManagerMichelle Errante
  • ViolinDavid Oistrakh


This recording utilises Sony's Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Sytem and SBM Direct.
Tracks 1-4 recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City, January 2, 1956 (Mono recording)
Tracks 5-7 recorded at the Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 12, 1959 (Stereo recording)

26-p. booklet
Total time: 71:40


  • Barcode: 8 86970 08122 1
  • Barcode (String): 886970081221
  • Label Code: LC 06868
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA


  • Copyright (c) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Distributed By – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Recorded At – Carnegie Hall
  • Recorded At – Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia

User reviews
Instead of :
Conductor – Eugene Ormandy (tracks: 5 to 7), The Philadelphia Orchestra (tracks: 1 to 4)
Orchestra – Dimitri Mitropoulos (tracks: 5 to 7), New York Philharmonic* (tracks: 1 to 4)
Is it not rather :
Conductor – Eugene Ormandy (tracks: 5 to 7), Dimitri Mitropoulos (tracks: 1 to 4)
Orchestra – The Philadelphia Orchestra (tracks: 5 to 7), New York Philharmonic* (tracks: 1 to 4)


Violin Concertos by Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto No. 1 In A Minor, Op. 1 in A Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. Adagio, Concerto No. 99: II. Allegro non Troppo and more. 7 tracks 71:14. Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos. David Oistrakh Artist Format: Audio CD. This re-issue presents the great David Oistrakh at his incomparable best. He was unique in many ways: his incredible technical ease made playing seem as natural as breathing his tone was warm, rich, invariably pure, infinitely nuanced and deeply expressive even at high speeds he never sounded rushed-there was always time for poised transitions and liberties and for caressing important details. David Oistrakh. David Oistrakh plays Mozart. Album 2002 8 Songs. Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Ilya Gringolts. 1 in A Minor, Op. By Dmitri Shostakovich - Itzhak Perlman, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra & Ilya Gringolts. The Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Opus 77, was originally composed by Dmitri Shostakovich in 194748. He was still working on the piece at the time of the Zhdanov decree, and in the period following the composer's denunciation it could not be performed. In the time between the work's initial completion and the first performance, the composer, sometimes with the collaboration of its dedicatee, David Oistrakh, worked on a number of revisions. The concerto was finally premiered by the Leningrad. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: III. Finale Allegro vivacissimo, 10:14. Nocturne Moderato, 12:02. This was the first recording of Shostakovich's Violin Concerto no. 1 and was release on Columbia Masterworks ML 5077 in 1956. Shostakovich: Violin and Cello Concertos