C o n c e r t o s

 

No '6' in E min M.S. 75  |  No 1 in D maj M.S. 21 (Op. 6)  |  No 1 arr. Kreisler  |  No 1 arr. Wilhelmj  |  No 1 arr. Green  |  No 1 cadenza: Kreisler

No 2 in B min M.S. 48 (Op. 7)  No 2 arr. Rondo: La Campanella  No 3 in E maj M.S. 50  No 4 in D min M.S. 60  |  No 5 in A min M.S. 78

 

 

Concerto in E minor (No. '6' or No. '0'), M.S. 75

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2530 467

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Privilege 2535 421

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 423 717–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

CD (2): Elite Classics (Paganini Collection, Vol. 3) SI–655–C,D [Russian issue]

Recorded January 1974 (Civic Centre, Dagenham, England)

[Premičre recording. Orchestral score by Federico Mompellio. Cadenzas by Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57150 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Concerto listed as 'No. 0'. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Brusch, Jochen (violin) / Schuster, Sophie and Bettecken, Roswitha (violins) / Beutel, Antina (viola) / Koller, Ophelia (cello)

CD (2): CDKlassisk (Kummer, Genie & Hölle: Ein Paganini Portrait) CDK 114041 [German/Danish issue only]

Recorded sometime between 20122014 (Tefau Studio, Freiburg, Germany)

[Second movement only; arranged by Jochen Brusch for violin and string quartet, cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Second CD features a 75 minute essay (in German or Danish) by Brusch on Paganini, titled 'Kummer, Genie & Hölle']

 

Defant, Marcello (violin) / Marcotulli, Claudio (guitar)

CD: Phoenix Classics PH 01704 [Italian issue]

Recorded 19 & 20 June 2001 (Auditorium Pheonix, Montebelluna, Italy)

[Original arrangement for violin and guitar. Cadenzas by Marcello Defant. Falsely claims to be premičre recording]

 

Dubach, Alexandre (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Foster, Lawrence (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9503

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded sometime between 22–25 November 1994 (Monte-Carlo Opera House, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenzas by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Fanfoni, Luca (violin) / Giudice, Fabrizio (guitar)

CD: Dynamic (Paganini Rediscovered) CDS 7672

Recorded on either 30 or 31 March 2015, or 2 April 2015 (Palazzo Tursi, Violin's Hall, Genoa, Italy)

[Original arrangement for violin and guitar. Performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone']

 

Fornaciari, Marco (violin) / Sebastiani, Adriano (guitar)

CD (6): Fone 93 F 08

CD: Fone (Omaggio a Paganini) 99 F 08 [Rondo only]

Recorded June 1990 or July 1992 (Villa Antonietta, Crespina, Italy)

[Original arrangement for violin and guitar. Cadenzas by Marco Fornaciari]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 24387 006 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

Recorded 1977

[Cadenza by Alexei Gorokhov]

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 3) CDS 400

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded sometime between July & September 2002 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the original manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'. Orchestral score by Francesco Fiore; score revision & cadenza by Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / American Symphony Orchestra / Akiyama, Kazuyoshi (conductor)

LP: Vanguard

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Academic Symphony Orchestra / Zimmermann, Heinz (conductor)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. URS 91080

CD (2): One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Paganini – Ricci) EPR 95013

Recorded 1980s ?

[Cadenzas by Ruggiero Ricci. Live recording]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Porroni, Roberto (guitar)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: Portrait of an Artist, Vol. 2) URS 93020

[Original arrangement for violin and guitar. Second movement only. Cadenza by Ruggiero Ricci]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD (2): Telos Music Records TLS 048

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded between 23–25 May 2005 (recording location not stated in CD booklet)

[Cadenzas by Ingolf Turban]

 

Concerto No. 1 in D major, M.S. 21 (Op. 6)

 

Abadiev, Vasco (violin) / Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra / ? (conductor)

78 (5): Radioprom & Orfei 1355/9

Recorded c.1956

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI / Freccia, Massimo (conductor)

CD: Concerto/Armando Curcio Editore CON22 [Italian release]

Recorded 11 April 1964 (Rome, Italy)

[Live recording. Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2530 714

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 415 378–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon Classikon 439 473–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon Galleria 439 981–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Diabolus in Musica) 449 858–2 [Rondo only; Italian issue]

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

CD: Kvadro Disk Romantic Classic RCL 007 [Adagio only; artists not named. Russian issue]

Recorded January 1975 (Barking Town Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57151 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Salvatore Accardo. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Anthony, Adele (violin) / Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra / Ronly-Riklis, Shalom (conductor)

LP: ABC Classics 838 903–1 [Australian pressing]

CD: ABC Classics 838 903–2 [Australian issue]

Recorded June 1987 (ABC Odeon Theatre, Hobart, Tasmania)

 

Ashkenasi, Shmuel (violin) / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Esser, Heribert (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon G 1139424 [Argentinian pressing]

LP: Deutsche Grammophon GR 413267

LP: Deutsche Grammophon SLPM 139 424

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Privilege 2535 207

LP: Ex Libris XL 172627

CD: Deutsche Grammophon Privilege 429 524–2

Recorded c.1968

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Cadenza erronously attributed to Shmuel Ashkenasi on CD and Privilege LP; confusingly, SLPM 139 424 attributes cadenza to Sauret then, on a separate line, to Ashkenasi]

 

Bálint, Mária (violin) / Budapest Symphony Orchestra / Lehel, György (conductor)

LP: Hungaroton SLPX 11831

CD: Hungaroton White Label HRC 162

CD: Laserlight 14 275

Recorded c.1977

 

Baráti, Kristóf (violin) / NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover / Oue, Eiji (conductor)

CD: Berlin Classics 0016462BC

Recorded sometime between 22–25 September 2008 (Großer Sendesaal, NDR Landesfunkhauses, Hannover, Germany)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Belkin, Boris (violin) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Mehta, Zubin (conductor)

LP: Decca SXL 6798

LP: London CS 7019

CD: Decca 440 866–2 [Taiwanese issue]

CD: Decca Eloquence 476 748–8 [Australian issue]

Recorded April 1976 (Frederic Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel)

[Belkin’s debut recording]

 

Benedetti, René (violin) / Lamoureux Orchestra / Bigot, Eugene (conductor)

78 (4): Pathé PDT 45/8

78 (set): Pathé M6

 

Boulier, Christophe (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Anguelov, Ivan (conductor)

CD: REM No. 311030

Recorded September 1987 (Salle Garnier, Monaco, France)

 

Brodski, Wadim (violin) / Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra / Salwarowski, Jerzy (conductor)

LP: Musical Heritage Society MHS 7345X

LP: Tonpress SX–T48

CD: Dux (Masterpieces for Violin and Orchestra, Volume 2) 0463

Recorded sometime between 10–12 November 1984 (P.R.N.S.O. Studio, Katowice, Poland)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Brückner, Karl (violin) / Urack, O. (piano)

78: Vox 06232

[Unidentified excerpt only]

 

Chang, Sarah (violin) / Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theatre Orchestra / DeMain, John (conductor)

CD: Sony Classics (Concert For Planet Earth) 52570

LD: Sony (Concert For Planet Earth) SLV 48362

VHS: Sony (Concert For Planet Earth) SHV 48362

Recorded 1992

[First movement only. Live recording]

 

Chang, Sarah (violin) / The Philadelphia Orchestra / Sawallisch, Wolfgang (conductor)

CD: EMI Classics CDC 5 55026 2

CD: Toshiba EMI TOCE 13393 [Japanese issue]

Recorded October 1993 (Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, USA)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Recorded by Chang at age thirteen, making her the youngest violinist, so far, to record this work]

 

Chang, Sarah (violin) / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Mehta, Zubin (conductor)

DVD: TDK Mediactive DV–EUC95

Filmed 1995 (Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy)

[First movement only. Filmed live]

 

Ciulei–Atanasiu, Lenuta (violin) / World Youth Symphony Orchestra / Roller, A. (conductor)

LP: Interloch GCIN 402

Recorded 1974 (Interlochen, Mitchigan, USA)

[Recorded by Ciulei–Atanasiu at age sixteen]

 

Colbentson, Oliver (violin) / South German Philharmonic Orchestra / Gmür, Hanspeter (conductor)

LP: Zafiro ZTV 51

CD: Adventure Classic RC 93247

CD: Classica (The Best of Paganini) CD 55139 [See note below]

CD: Masters of the Millennium MM 2043 [See note below]

CD: Onyx Classix 66052

CD: Orbis Publishing (The Classical Collection, Vol. 43: Paganini – Instrumental Classics) CCC 043 [See note below]

CD: Point Classics 267150

CD: Strato Digital Classics ST 10.069

Recorded 1977

[Orbis CD released with accompanying magazine about Paganini. Classica and Masters of the Millennium CDs state violinist as 'Nikita Solovsky' with the 'Philharmonica Slavonica' conducted by 'Alberto Lizzio']

 

Croitoru, Gabriel (violin) / Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice / Bardon, Claude (conductor)

CD: Pierre Verany Favourites PV 730009

Recorded March 1988

 

Czerkow, Iwan (violin) / Munich Symphony Orchestra / Adolph, Henry (conductor)

LP: Saphir / Intercord INT 120.934 [German issue] 

Recorded c.1980

 

Czerkow, Iwan (violin) / Munich Symphony Orchestra / Capec, Kurt (conductor)

CD: Classical Gallery CLG 7110

CD: Pilz Vienna Master Series CD 160 161

Recorded c.1990

 

Czerkow, Iwan (violin) / Camerata Romana / Duvier, Eugen (conductor)

CD: Classica CD 55070

 

David, Lukas (violin) / Orchestra ? / ? (conductor)

LP: Disneyland 3944

[First movement only]

 

Dubach, Alexander (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Sasson, Michel (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9204

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded 10 and/or 11 December 1991 (Congress Hall, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenzas by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Ferguson, Kevin (electric guitar)

CD: DeBone Music (Strad To Strat) CLCS 795

Recorded 1995

[Arranged by Kevin Ferguson for electric guitar and synthesizer orchestra. Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Ferraresi, Aldo (violin) / Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI / Gallini, Franco (conductor)

LP (10") [fold out]: I Grandi Musicisti (Niccolň Paganini, Vol. II) iGM–016 [Italian pressing]

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano (The Recording History of the Violin, Vol. 5: The Italian School, Vol. 1) IDIS 6366

Recorded 1965

 

Ferras, Christian (violin) / Barbizet, Pierre (piano)

CD: INA Mémoire Vive IMV 052

Recorded 5 March 1954 (Salle Gaveau, Paris, France)

[Live recording. Arranged for violin and piano. Cadenza by René Benedetti (Ferras was the cadenza's dedictee). First and third movements cut. First commercial release of this recording from the sound archives of the Institute National de l'Audiovisuel]

 

Ferras, Christian (violin) / NWDR Symphony Orchestra / Schmidt-Isserstedt, Hans

CD (2): Tahra (Inédits Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt) TAH 568–569

Recorded 15 November 1954

[Live recording]

 

Fodor, Eugene (violin) / New Philharmonia Orchestra / Maag, Peter (conductor)

LP: RCA Victor AGL1–4143

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal ARL1–1565

Recorded c.1975

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Francescatti, Zino (violin) / Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Wallenstein, Alfred (conductor)

CD: Doremi Legendary Treasures (Zino Francescatti, Volume 1) DHR 7780

Recorded 27 January 1946 (Glendale, California, USA)

[Cadenza by Carl Flesch. Live 'Standard Hour' radio broadcast]

 

Francescatti, Zino (violin) / The Philadelphia Orchestra / Ormandy, Eugene (conductor)

78 (3): Columbia LVX 181/3

78 (3): Columbia LZX 274/6

78: Columbia A 1006

78 (set): Columbia MM 936

LP: CBS BRG 72151 (m), SBRG 72151 (s)

LP: CBS S 61025

LP: Columbia 33FCX 140

LP: Columbia Masterworks ML 4315

LP: Columbia MS 6268

LP: Philips G 3501 [French pressing]

LP: Philips G 03536 L [First movement only]

LP (10"): Philips G 5649

LP: Philips GBL 5534 [First movement only]

LP: Philips S 04620 L

LP: Philips SBL 5219

LP: Supraphon 1 10 0219

LP: Supraphon SUA 10935 (m), SUAST 50935 (s)

CD: CBS Masterworks Portrait CD 46523

CD: CBS Masterworks Portrait MPK 46728

CD: Elite Classics (Paganini Collection) SI–655–A [Russian issue; no volume number stated]

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano (Omaggio A Paganini, Vol. 2) IDIS 6409

CD (3): Sony Classical Essential Classics SB3K 52 516–18

CD: Sony Classical Essential Classics SBK 47 661

CD: Sony Classical SRCR 8453 [Japanese issue]

Recorded 15 January 1950 (Philadelphia, USA)

 

Francescatti, Zino (violin) / Balsam, Artur (piano)

CD: Bridge Records (Great Performances from the Library of Congress, Vol.17: An Evening of Paganini) 9125

Recorded 1954 (Library of Congress, Washington, USA)

[Live recording. Arranged by Zino Francescatti for violin and piano. First commercial release of this never-before-issued recital piece]

 

Friedman, Erick (violin) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Hendl, Walter (conductor)

LP: RCA Victor A 635030 (m), A 645030 (s)

LP: RCA Victor 640753

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal RB 6514 (m), SB 6514 (s)

LP: RCA Victor LM 2610 (m), LSC 2610 (s)

LP: RCA Victrola ALK1–4971

LP: RCA Victrola VICS 1647

CD: RCA Victor Silver Seal 09026–61210–2 [Rondo only]

Recorded 1962

[Cadenza by Erick Friedman. Friedman's debut recording for RCA]

 

Gitlis, Ivry (violin) / Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Wislocki, Stanislaw (conductor)

LP: Electrecord ECE 313

LP: Electrecord ST–ECE 0855

LP: Muza XL 0314

LP: Philips 13PC 282 [Japanese pressing]

LP [fold out]: Philips 835743 LY [French pressing]

LP: Philips Fourfront 4FM 10006

LP [fold out]: Philips Tresors Classiques 6504 019

LP: Turnabout TV 34203

LP (5): Vox Special Products Series (Great Violin Concerti) VSPS 9/5

CD: Philips (Le Violon du Diable) 438 630–2

CD: Philips 446 189–2

CD: Philips Les 100 Classiques (Vol. 63: Paganini – le démon du violon) 454 549–2

CD: Polskie Nagrania PNCD 267

Recorded 1966

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 19365 008 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

Recorded 1978

[Orchestral score and cadenza by Alexei Gorokhov]

 

Gringolts, Ilya (violin) / Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Vänskä, Osmo (conductor)

CD: Bis (Ilya Gringolts Plays Paganini) CD 999

Recorded September 1998 (Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

 

Grubert, Ilya (violin) / USSR Symphony Orchestra / Kogan, Pavel or Jordania, Vakhtang (conductor)

LP (2): Eurodisc 300228370

Recorded 1978 (Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow, Russia)

[Live recording]

 

Grubert, Ilya (violin) / Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Orbelian, Constantine (conductor)

CD: Chandos CHAN 9492

Recorded July or November 1995 (Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia)

 

Grumiaux, Arthur (violin) / Monte-Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Bellugi, Piero (conductor)

LP: Orbis 62789 [Philips jacket]

LP [fold out]: Philips 6500 411

LP (4): Philips 6770 034

LP: Philips Audio Clinic FH 3 [Japanese issue]

LP: Philips X 5546 [Japanese pressing]

CD: Philips 4944 [Japanese limited edition]

CD: Philips PHCP 9333 [Japanese issue]

CD: Philips PHCP 9647 [Japanese issue]

CD: Philips PHCP 24053 [Japanese issue]

CD (2): Philips Classics Duo (The Best of Paganini) 462 865–2

Recorded June 1972 (Alcazar, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenza by August Wilhelmj]

 

Gulli, Franco (violin) / Orchestra A.Scarlatti di Napoli della RAI / Sanzogno, Nino (conductor)

CD: Hunt Productions CDLSMH 34004

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano IDIS 6594

Recorded 13 July 1961 (Nalpes, Italy)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Trio omitted in final movement. Live recording]

 

Hahn, Hilary (violin) / Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Oue, Eiji (conductor)

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 00289 477 6232

Recorded October 2005 (Stockholm, Sweden)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Hasson, Maurice (violin) / New Philharmonia Orchestra / Devos, Gerard (conductor)

LP: 'Classic' M047 52152 ['Classic' may not be full name of record label]

LP: EMI Classics For Pleasure CFP 40052

Recorded c.1972

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Hirshhorn, Philippe (violin) / Belgian National Orchestra / Defossez, René (conductor)

LP (4): Deutsche Grammophon 2720 075

LP (3) [slipcase]: Uitgave National (Internationale Koningin Elisabeth Wedstrijd 1967) 30101/3 [Belgian issue]

CD (2): Cypres CYP 9605

CD (3): Doremi (Live Performances 1967–1977) DHR 7906–8

CD (4): Muso (Ysaye & Queen Elizabeth Competitions: 75 Year Anniversary Edition) MU 002

Recorded 27 May 1967 (Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Recorded live during the finale of the Queen Elizabeth International Music Competition of Belgium where Hirshhorn took First Prize]

 

Hossen, Mario / Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra / Todorov, Nayden (conductor)

CD (2): Music Minus One MMO CD 3175

Recorded c.2005 (Studio One, Bulgarian National Radio, Plovdiv, Bulgaria)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Mario Hossen. Includes a second version of concerto, minus the soloist, and a performance edition of the violin score, edited by Hossen]

 

Ioff, Ilya (violin) / Orchestra of the State Hermitage Museum / Bubelnikov, Pavel (conductor)

CD: Elap MusicThe Rose Collection (Paganini Collection)  55441442 [see note below]

CD: High Definition Classics HDC 1132

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Elap CD states orchestra as 'String Orchestra Camerata']

 

Ishikawa, Shizuka (violin) / Prague Chamber Orchestra / Kosler, Zdenek (conductor)

LP: Supraphon 1 10 2076

CD: Supraphon COCO 73198 [Japanese issue]

Recorded sometime between 12–14 August 1975 (Supraphon Domovina Studio, Praque, Czech Republic)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Kaler, Ilya (violin) / Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gunzenhauser, Stephen (conductor)

CD: Naxos 8.550649

CD: Naxos (The Best of Paganini) 8.556680 [Rondo only]

CD: Naxos Selection 8.571054 [German issue]

Recorded sometime between 3–6 September 1992 (Concert Hall of the Polish Radio, Katowice, Poland)

 

Kamilarov, Emil (violin) / Sofia State Philharmonic Orchestra / Stefanov, Vasil (conductor)

LP: Balkanton 0300

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Kantorow, Jean-Jacques (violin) / Bernhard Thomas Chamber Orchestra / Thomas, Bernhard (conductor)

LP [fold out]: Forlane UM 6519

CD: BNL 112960 [French issue]

CD: Forlane Fioretti FF 053

CD: Sonatina 165 013–2

Recorded 9 December 1982 (Faculty of Law, Paris, France)

[Live recording. Recording produced by The Fnac in celebration of the bicentenary of Paganini's birth]

 

Kantorow, Jean-Jacques (violin and conductor) / Orchestre D'Auvergne

CD: Denon CO–77611

Recorded 26 or 27 April 1990 (Maison des associations de St. Genč's Champanelle, France)

[Cadenza by René Benedetti]

 

Kaplan, Mark (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Miller, Mitch (conductor)

CD: Arabesque Recordings / Harmonia Mundi Z6597

Recorded 18 or 19 July 1988 (Henry Wood Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Kavakos, Leonidas (violin) / Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra / Nanut, Anton (conductor)

CD: Vox Cameo Classics (L’Italia) ACD 8739

[First movement only]

 

Koelman, Rudolf (violin) / Netherlands Symphony Orchestra / Vriend, Jan Willem de (conductor)

SACD (hybrid disc): Challenge Classics CC 72343

Recorded 2–5 September 2008 (Muziekcentrum Enschede, The Netherlands)

[Live recording]

 

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin) / USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra / Nebolsin, Vasili (conductor)

78 (4 x 10"): CCCP 20199/206

LP: Acropole APCC 60.045

LP: Bruno (Leonid Kogan Plays Paganini) BR 14022

LP: Eurodisc 78 355 ZK

LP (2) [fold out]: Eurodisc 80566

LP: Melodiya D 06391/2

LP (2) [fold out]: Melodiya (Leonid Kogan Complete Collection, Vol. 8: N. Paganini) M10 49465 004

LP: Musidisc CM 80046

LP: Musidisc Richesse Classique RC 857 [French pressing]

LP: Musidisc SM 1201

LP (10"): Telefunken BLE 14117

LP: Westminster WGM 8237

CD: Arlecchino ARL10

CD: MVT [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Russia Revelation RV 10019 [Features 1st and 2nd movements and a 2 minute edited extract from Rondo]

CD: Triton / DML Classics ( Leonid Kogan, Volume 22) DMCC 24020 [Japanese issue]

Recorded 20 March 1950

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Arlecchino CD erroneously lists recording year as 1947]

 

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin) / Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra / Kondrashin, Kirill (conductor)

CD: Great Hall CD 050

Recorded 1953

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin) / Paris Conservatoire Orchestra / Bruck, Charles (conductor)

LP: Angel 35502

LP: Columbia 33CX 1562

LP: Columbia FCX 402 [French pressing]

LP: Columbia Plaisir Musical FCX 30.081 [French pressing]

LP: Columbia QCX 10300

LP: EMI 1105371

LP: EMI QIMX 7008

LP (2) [fold out]: Melodiya C10 16175

LP: Trianon C045 10537

LP: Trianon TRI 33121

CD: Testament SBT 1226

CD (6): Testament (Leonid Kogan: A Violin Collection) SBT 61248

Recorded 22 & 23 February 1955 (Salle de la Mutualité, Paris, France)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Korner, Gunther (violin) / Munich Symphony Orchestra / Gruber, Josef Leo (conductor)

LP: Euphoria Records E–2033

Recorded c.1977

 

Korsakov, Andrei (violin) / USSR TV and Radio Large Symphony Orchestra / Fedoseyev, Vladimir (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 20583 004

CD: Vista Vera VVCD 00098 [Russian issue]

CD: Zyx-Music / Melodiya MEL 46051–2

Recorded 20 January 1983

 

Krebbers, Herman (violin) / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Otterloo, Willem van (conductor)

LP: Epic LC 3143

LP: Fontana 894017 ZKY

LP [fold out]: Fontana 6816035

LP: Fontana 6833123

LP: Philips 6566 021

LP: Philips A 00263 L [Dutch issue mini-groove]

LP: Philips A 02426 L

LP (10"): Philips G 5443

LP (5): Philips Observer Music (Ten Great Violin Concertos) OSS 201

LP: PSL–4001 [Mono South African disc]

CD: Philips Grandioso 438 774–2

CD: Philips Dutch Masters (Volume 33) 462 521–2 [Dutch issue]

Recorded 27 & 28 March 1954

[Cadenza by Carl Flesch]

 

Markov, Alexander (violin) / Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Saarbrucken / Viotti, Marcello (conductor)

CD (2): Apex 2564 69987–2

CD: Erato 2292–45788–2

CD: Erato (The Magic of the Violin) 4509–94685–2 [Rondo only]

CD: Erato (Le Charme du Violon) 4509–94686–2 [Rondo only]

CD: Erato Collection (Romantique Vol. 19) 4509–99656–2

CD (2): Warner Classics / Erato Ultima 3984–27001–2

Recorded November 1991

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Paris Symphony Orchestra / Monteux, Pierre (conductor)

78 (5): His Master’s Voice DB 2279/83

78 (5): His Master’s Voice DB 7737/41

78 (5): RCA Victor 8379/83

78 (5): RCA Victor 8384/8

78 (5): RCA Victor DM 230 (discs 17079/83)

LP: Electrola E 91475 [Excerpt from Rondo only]

LP: EMI References C051 43322

LP (3): EMI C153 52370

LP (3): EMI C175 1793

LP (3): EMI (Yehudi Menuhin: His Famous Early Recordings, 1931–38) RLS 718

LP: His Master’s Voice FALP 896 [Excerpt from Rondo only]

LP: His Master’s Voice (Yehudi Menuhin at Fifty) HQM 1018 [Only a 3 minute extract from start of Rondo; extract preceded by short narration by Menuhin]

CD: ADS Records Legendary Recordings ADSLR 103

CD: Aura Music (Yehudi Menuhin Plays Paganini) AUR 228–2

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 051 [Conductor listed erronously as Georges Enesco]

CD: Biddulph Recordings (Menuhin Plays Paganini) LAB 102

CD: Dante Lys (Pierre Monteux Edition, Volume 3) LYS 479

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

CD: EMI References CDH 5 65959 2

CD (6): EMI References (Y. Menuhin: 80th Birthday Edition) CHS 5 65964 2

CD: Naxos Historical (Great Violinists: Menuhin) 8.111135

Recorded 18 & 19 May 1934 (Paris, France)

[Premičre recording of complete concerto. Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / New Friends of Music Orchestra / Schneevoigt, Georg (conductor)

CD (2): Doremi Legendary Treasures (Yehudi Menuhin, Voume 1) DHR 7781/2

Recorded 2 December 1940 (Carnegie Hall, New York, USA)

[Live recording. Concert to commemorate the Centenary of Paganini's Death. Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Fistoulari, Anatole (conductor)

LP (10"): Electrecord ECD 52

LP: Electrola E 90139

LP: His Master's Voice ALP 1350

LP: His Master's Voice FALP 440

LP: His Master's Voice OALP 1350 [Australian pressing]

LP: His Master's Voice OELP 9166 [Australian pressing]

LP: RCA Victor LM 1946

CD: Bearac Reissues BRC 3670 [Private issue]

CD (10): EMI Classics (Yehudi Menuhin: The Violinist) 5 85562 2

Recorded 21 & 22 May 1955 (No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Erede, Alberto (conductor)

LP: Angel 3 CBX 344 [Brazilian pressing]

LP: Angel 3SACX 47346 [Chilean pressing]

LP: Electrola 1C063–00194

LP: Electrola E 91183 (m), STE 91183 (s)

LP: EMI 26223

LP: EMI 798001 [First movement only. UK-pressed Swiss-only issue]

LP [fold out]: EMI C069 00194

LP: Eterna 825430

LP: His Master's Voice ALP 1872 (m), ASD 440 (s)

LP: His Master's Voice ASDF 249

LP: His Master's Voice CVB 1718

LP: His Master's Voice CVL 1718

LP: His Master's Voice FALP 718 [French pressing: La Voix de son Maitre]

LP: His Master's Voice Concert Classics SXLP 1001941

LP: His Master's Voice WALP 1872

LP: Hor Zu HZE 103 [First movement only]

LP: Parnass 78 369

LP: Prisma 055 CRY 01 787

CD: EMI (Italy) / Famiglia Cristiana I Grandi Concerti 8 26258 2 [Italian issue]

CD: EMI CDC 7 47088–2

CD (2): EMI Classics (Legend) CMS 5 67326 2 [Rondo only]

CD: HMV Classics HMV 5 73044 2

Recorded October or November 1960 (Kingsway Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Midori (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Slatkin, Leonard (conductor)

LP: Philips Digital Classics 420 943–1

CD: Decca UCCD 2125  [Japanese issue]

CD: Newton Classics 8802028

CD: Philips Digital Classics 420 943–2

Recorded May 1987 (London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Mintz, Shlomo (violin) / Limburg Symphony Orchestra, Maastricht / Levi, Yoel (conductor)

DVD: Challenge Classics CC 72197

Recorded 6 September 1997 (Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, Holland)

[Live recording. Performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'. Cadenza by Emile Sauret. DVD features short account of the concert preparations in Genoa and the violin's journey to Maastricht]

 

Mira, Peter (violin) / Euro Symphony Orchestra / Michael, Franz (conductor)

LP [fold out]: Trimicron (Musique Italienne du XVII et XVIII Sičcle) LS 3998 [French pressing]

Recorded c.1975

 

Mullova, Viktoria (violin) / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields / Marriner, Neville (conductor)

CD: Philips Digital Classics 422 332–2

Recorded February 1988 (London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Novello, Franco (violin) / Gachet, Maria (piano)

LP: Cetra LPC 55040

LP: Cetra LPU 0031

LP: Music Parade LEC 113

Recorded 1973

[Second movement (Adagio) only. Arranged by Vasa Prihoda for violin and piano]

 

Odnoposoff, Ricardo (violin) / Staatskapelle Berlin / Konwitschny, Franz (conductor)

CD: Weitblick SSS 0008–2

Recorded 24 March 1961 (Staatsoper Unter den Linden Konzertmitschnitt, Berlin, Germany)

[Live recording]

 

Odnoposoff, Ricardo (violin) / Symphony Orchestra of Radio Geneva / Rivoli, Gianfranco (conductor)

LP: Concert Hall AM–2205

LP: Fonit LPU 0011

LP: Music Parade LEC 20

LP: Musical Masterpiece Society MMS 2205

CD (6): Doremi DHR 7874/8

CD: Doron Music (Legendary Artist) DRC 4022 [Swiss issue]

Recorded 1962 (Ernest Ansermet Hall, Geneva Radio Studio, Geneva, Switzerland)

 

Oistrakh, David Fedorovich (violin) / Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra / Kondrashin, Kirill (conductor)

LP: Napoleon NLC 16016 [Italian pressing]

[No sleeve notes (back cover of LP identical to front cover: photo of a fountain amidst Roman-style ruins) and no indication of the recording/production year on either sleeve or label]

 

Patyra, Mariusz (violin) / Sinfonia Varsovia / Wildner, Johannes (conductor)

CD: Dux 0654 [Polish issue]

Recorded May 2004 (Studio S–2, Polish Radio, Warsaw, Poland)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Pavlik, Cenek (violin) / Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra / Konvalinka, Milos (conductor)

LP: Panton 8110 0464

CD: Panton Panorama Collection 81 1302–2

CD: Panton Classics 71 0529–2

Recorded 17 & 18 November 1984 (Czechoslovak Radio Studio, Prague, Czech Republic)

[Cadenza by Cenek Pavlik]

 

Perlman, Itzhak (violin) / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Foster, Lawrence (conductor)

LP (2) [fold out]: Angel EAC 47263/64 [Japanese pressing]

LP: Angel S 36836

LP: EMI ASD 2782

LP: EMI C063 2235

LP (3): EMI C197 52796

LP: EMI EG 291285–1

LP (2) [box set]: EMI SLS 832 [Formed part of Perlman's debut album for EMI]

LP (3): EMI SLS 5211

CD: EMI CDC 7 47101–2

CD (3): EMI (Itzhak Perlman Plays Favourite Violin Concertos) CMS 7 69881 2

CD (3): EMI (Itzhak Perlman: Great Romantic Concertos) CMS 7 64922 2

CD: EMI Classics (The Perlman Edition) 5 62594 2

CD (15): EMI Classics (The Perlman Edition) 5 85083 2

CD (2): Musical Heritage Society (Perlman – Concerto) [Catalogue number ?]

Recorded 9 and/or 10 August 1971 (Kingsway Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Prihoda, Vasa (violin) / Bechtold, Lydia (piano)

CD: Podium Legenda (Meister des Bogens: Vasa Prihoda, Vol. 3) POL–1003–2 [German issue]

Recorded 8 December 1949 (North German Radio, Hamburg, Germany)

[Second movement (Adagio) only. Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 1) CDS 260

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded July 1999 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the autograph manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone', in the concerto's original tonality of E flat major. Score revision by Massimo Quarta and Giulio Odero. Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases]

 

Rabin, Michael (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra / Matacic, Lovro von (conductor)

LP: Angel 35259

LP: Columbia 33CX 1281

LP (10"): Columbia 33HC 131 [Dutch pressing]

LP (10") [fold out]: Columbia C 70379

LP (10"): Columbia FC 25097

LP (2) [fold out]: Dacapo 81323/4

LP: His Master’s Voice LALP 526 [Spanish pressing]

LP: His Master’s Voice LALP 30.005 [240 gm Spanish pressing: La Voz de Su Amo]

CD (6): EMI Classics CMS 7 64123–2

Recorded 1954

[Cadenza by Carl Flesch]

 

Rabin, Michael (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra / Goossens, Eugene (conductor)

LP: Capitol P 8534 (m), SP 8534 (s)

LP: Capitol STK 70434

LP: EMI C037 82112

LP: EMI C051 82112

LP (15): EMI C197 54050

LP: EMI SP 8534 [Top-quality 180 gm vinyl pressing, remastered from original master tapes. Part of EMI’s ‘Vinyl Treasures Restored’ Series]

LP: Seraphim ECC 30046

LP: Seraphim S 60222

LP: World Record Club TE 370

CD: EMI Das MeisterWerk CDZ 25 2142 2

CD (6): EMI Classics CMS 7 64123–2

CD (2): EMI Classics CZS 5 72854 2

Recorded 14 May 1960 (London, England)

 

Radulovic, Nemanja (violin) / Orchestre Symphonique National de la RAI / Oue, Eiji (conductor)

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Paganini Fantasy) 481 065 5 [French issue]

Recorded 2, 3 & 4 July 2013 (L'auditorium de la RAI, Turin, Italy)

[Cadenza by Nemanja Radulovic/Nathan Milstein]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Collins, Anthony (conductor)

LP: Decca 220044 [French pressing]

LP: Decca LXT 5075

LP (10"): Decca LW 5344

LP: Decca MD 1049

LP: Decca ND 536

LP: Decca Eclipse ECS 654

LP: London CM 9131

LP: London LL 1215

LP: Turnabout TV–S 34527

CD (5): Decca Original Masters (Ruggiero Ricci: Decca Recordings, 1947–1960) 475 105 2

Recorded c.1954

[Orchestral part edited by Anthony Collins. Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Berlin Municipal Orchestra / Wöss, Kurt (conductor)

CD (2): Istituto Discografico Italiano (Ruggiero Ricci Plays Paganini) IDIS 6439/40

CD (2): One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Paganini – Ricci) EPR 95013

Recorded 1950s

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Live recording]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Orchestra of the Americas / Fuente, Luis Herrera De La (conductor)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. URS 91020

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Ruggiero Ricci: Violoniste Extraordinaire) EPR 94020

Recorded c.1990 ?

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret/Fritz Kreisler]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice) / Bakels, Kees (conductor)

CD: Dynamic (Ruggiero Ricci – 70 Years of Performing) CDS 203

Recorded 6 or 7 June 1997 (Katowice, Poland)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Recorded by Ricci at age seventy-nine, making him the oldest violinist, so far, to record this work]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / I Virtuosi d'Assisi / Mordini, Piero (conductor)

CD (2): Istituto Discografico Italiano (Ruggiero Ricci Plays Paganini) IDIS 6439/40

CD (2): One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Paganini – Ricci) EPR 95013

Recorded 1970s

[Live recording. Rondo only]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Thiele, Georg (conductor)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference EPR 96030

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Live recording]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Tokyo Symphony Orchestra / Yamada, Kazuo (conductor)

SACD (hybrid disc): Ottava/Universal Classics & Jazz TBS Vintage Classics TYGE 60005 [Japanese issue]

Recorded 25 April 1960

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Live recording]

 

Rosand, Aaron (violin) / Saarbrucken Radio Orchestra / Steinberg, Pinchas (conductor)

CD: Vox Classics VXP 7905

Recorded March 1980

[Rosand omits the double harmonics in the Rondo!]

 

Rudényi, Jan (violin) / Orchestra ? / ? (conductor)

78 (14"): Pathé 2101

78: Pathé 8921

78: Pathé 9513

Recorded before 1914

[Abridged version of first movement only]

 

Ruha, Stefan (violin) / Kolozsvar Philharmonic Orchestra / Wislocki, Stanislaw (conductor)

LP (10"): Electrecord ECD 1037

CD: Electrecord EDC 659

 

Shaham, Gil (violin) / New York Philharmonic / Sinopoli, Giuseppe (conductor)

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 429 786–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Mad About Violins) 439 155–2 [Rondo only]

Recorded December 1989 (Manhattan Centre, New York, USA)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Shoji, Sayaka (violin) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Mehta, Zubin (conductor)

CD: Deutsche Grammophon UCCG 7049 [Japanese issue]

Recorded July 2000 (Frederic Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Solozobova, Maria (violin) / Cape Philharmonic Orchestra / Cleobury, Nicholas (conductor)

CD: Bella Musica Antes Edition BM 319287

Recorded 2012 (City Hall, Cape Town, South Africa)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Live recording]

 

Soumm, Alexandra (violin) / Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz / Mark, Georg (conductor)
CD: Claves CD 50–2808

Recorded between 5–9 October 2007 (Philharmonie, Ludwigshafen, Germany)

 

Stadler, Sergei (violin) / Chamber Orchestra of the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory / ? (conductor)

CD: Art of the Violin Foundation VFC–003 [Russian issue]

DVD: Art of the Violin Foundation [To be released late 2005; catalogue number ? Russian issue]

Recorded 2 December 2003 (Moscow International Performance Arts Centre, Moscow, Russia)

[Second movement only. Recorded live during the concert of prizewinners and jury members of the 1st Moscow Paganini Competition; Stadler served as the jury chairman]

 

Staryk, Steven (violin) / North German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Michael, Herman (conductor)

LP: Discopaedia Masters of the Bow Studio Series (Staryk Plays Paganini) MBS 2003

LP: Orion 665

Recorded 16 January 1969

[Unedited recording made from a ‘live’ studio broadcast. Cadenza by Steven Staryk based on cadenzas by Emile Sauret and August Wilhelmj]

 

Stein, Klaus (violin) / Berlin Symphonic Orchestra / Lang, Ferdinand (conductor)

CD: Point Productions (Great Violin Concertos) 2689152

[First movement only]

 

Suvanai, Akiko (violin) / Moscow Symphony Orchestra / Kogan, Pavel (conductor)

CD: Melodiya (IX International Tchaikovsky Competition) SUCD 10–00082

Recorded 4 July 1990 (Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Moscow, Russia)

[Suvanai won the first prize in the IX International Tchaikovsky Competition]

 

Suvanai, Akiko (violin) / Belgian National Orchestra / Octors, Georges (conductor)

CD: Reine Elizabeth CD87 506

 

Suvanai, Akiko (violin) / RAI National Symphony Orchestra / Schneider, Peter (conductor)

DVD: Dream Time Entertainment DEBC–14805 [Japanese issue]

Filmed 2001 (Giavanni Agnelli Auditorium, Torino, Italy)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret. Filmed live]

 

Szeryng, Henryk (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Gibson, Alexander (conductor)

LP: Philips 20PC–1023 [Japanese pressing]

LP: Philips 416 979–1

LP (2): Philips Sequenza 6725 029

LP (14): Philips (The 27 Great Violin Concertos) 6747 182

LP: Philips 9500 069

LP: Philips X 7600 [Japanese pressing]

CD: Philips 416 896–2 [Doubtful if issued]

CD: Philips Solo 446 572–2

CD: Philips Classics Eloquence 464 666–2

CD: Philips PHCP 9716 [Japanese limited edition]

SACD (hybrid disc): Pentatone Classics PTC 5186 178

Recorded 1976

[Cadenza by August Wilhelmj]

 

Tretyakov, Viktor Viktorovich (violin) / Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Jarvi, Neeme (conductor)

LP: Eterna 8 26 148

LP: Eurodisc 75739 IK

LP (2): Eurodisc 89289

LP: Eurodisc Die Klassik Austese Konzert 200 455–250

LP: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78391

LP: Melodiya 390070

LP: Melodiya (Laureates of the International Tchaikovsky Competition) C 01329/30

LP: Melodiya (III Tchaikovsky Competition) D 018139/40

LP: Melodiya-Angel R 40015 (m), SR 40015 (s)

LP: Musical Heritage Society MHS 4181

CD: Melodiya (Neeme Jarvi: The Early Recordings, Vol. 2) 74321 40720 2

Recorded 1966 (Moscow, Russia)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Tretyakov, Viktor Viktorovich (violin) / Estonian State Symphony Ochestra / Jarvi, Neeme (conductor)

CD (10): Brilliant Classics (Viktor Tretyakov Edition) 93005

CD: Yedang Classics CT–10049

Recorded 30 November 1978

[Live recording. Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD: Telos Music Records TLS 046

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded sometime between 27 March & 7 April 2000 (Klaus-von-Bismark-Saal, WDR Köln, Funkhaus, Germany)

[Recorded in the concerto's original tonality of E flat major. Cadenza by Ingolf Turban]

 

Ughi, Uto (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of Santa Cecilia

LP [fold out]: RCA Victor Red Seal RL 71048

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal RD 71048

CD: Sonart FPAP 010 [Italian issue]

Recorded April 1986 (Basilica di Santa Sabina, Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Vengerov, Maxim (violin) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Mehta, Zubin (conductor)

CD: Elatus / Warner Classics 2564 60013 2

CD: Teldec 9031–73266–2

Recorded November 1991 (Frederic Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel)

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Voicu, Ion (violin) / Dresden Philharmonic / Bongartz, Heinz (conductor)

LP: Eterna 720179

LP: Eterna 8 25 840

LP: Eterna (Wunschkonzert) 8 26 934 [Adagio only]

CD: Berlin Classics Eterna BC 3047–2

CD: Berlin Classics Eterna Collection 0032402BC [Original LP cover art reproduced on cover]

CD (2): Electrecord EDC 464/5

CD (2): Electrecord (Ion Voicu: Etern) EDC 576/7 [Rondo only]

Recorded 1963

 

Zweden, Jaap van (violin) / Radio Symphony Orchestra / Montgomery, Kenneth (conductor)

CD: Mercury (De Virtuoze Jaap van Zweden) 514 149–2 [Dutch issue]

CD: Philips Dutch Masters (Volume 25) (Portret van Jaap van Zweden) 462 101–2 [Dutch issue]

CD: Philips Eloquence (The Best of Paganini) 464 371–2 [Australian issue]

Recorded November 1987 (Hilversum, Netherlands)

[Cadenza by August Wilhelmj]

 

Concerto No. 1 in D major, M.S. 21 (Op. 6): First movement, Allegro Maestoso, arranged by Fritz Kreisler

 

Campoli, Alfredo (violin) / National Symphony Orchestra / Olof, Victor (conductor)

78 (2): Decca AK 1822/3

78 (set): London LA 182

78 (2): London T 5544/5

CD: Dutton Laboratories CDBP 9718

Recorded 4 June 1946 (Kingsway Hall, London, England)

 

Campoli, Alfredo (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Gamba, Pierino (conductor)

LP (2): Decca DLPA 145

LP: Decca LXT 5302

LP: Decca SPA 183

LP: London CM 9182

LP: London CS 6084

LP: London LL 1624

LP: London Stereo Treasury Series STS 15142

CD: Belart 461 142–2

Recorded 1957

 

Kreisler, Fritz (violin) / The Philadelphia Orchestra / Ormandy, Eugene (conductor)

78 (2): His Master’s Voice DB 3234/5

78 (2): RCA Victor 14420/1

78 (2): RCA Victor M 361

LP (5): Franklin Mint (Ormandy Era, Volume 2: The Great Soloists) [Limited edition; catalogue number unknown]

LP (2): Melodiya M10 44821/4

LP: RCA Victor LCT 1142

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal SP 33 555 [Limited edition]

LP (3): RCA Victor (The Philadelphia Story) SRS–3001/1–3

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 051

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 101

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano (Omaggio A Paganini, Vol. 2) IDIS 6409

CD: Naxos Historical (Great Violinists – Kreisler: Complete Concerto Recordings, Vol. 3) 8.110922

CD (5): Past Perfect Classic Line (Hall of Fame: Fritz Kreisler) [Paganini on CD 5, catalogue number 220046]

CD (11): RCA Victor Gold Seal (The Complete RCA Recordings) 09026–61649 2

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal (Legendary Performances) RD 85910

CD: Symposium (Fritz Kreisler: Great Violinists) 1282

Recorded 13 December 1936

[Cadenza by Fritz Kreisler]

 

Kreisler, Fritz (violin) / The Philadelphia Orchestra / Ormandy, Eugene (conductor)

CD (2): Pearl GEMM CDS 9362

Recorded 1938

[Despite having the same orchestra/conductor, this HMV recording appears to be different to Kreisler’s earlier 1936 HMV recording (see previous entry)]

 

Schmid, Benjamin (violin) / Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg / Soudant, Hubert (conductor)

CD: Oehms Classics OC 303

Recorded 2001 (Großer Saal Mozarteum, Salzburg, Germany)

 

Concerto No. 1 in D major, M.S. 21 (Op. 6): First movement, Allegro Maestoso, arranged by August Wilhelmj

 

Bustabo, Guila Adelina Teressina (violin) / Berlin Municipal Orchestra / Zaun, Fritz (conductor)

78 (2): Columbia LWX 354/5

LP: Rococo 2031

LP (2) [fold out]: Thomas Clear (The Bustabo Legacy) TLC 2579

CD (2): A Classical Record (Art of the Violin, Vol. 1: The Bustabo Legacy) ACR 37–1/2

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 051

CD: Green Door GD 2018

Recorded 1940

[Cadenza by August Wilhelmj]

 

Bustabo, Guila Adelina Teressina (violin) / Reichssender Munich Orchestra / Wetzelsberger, Berthil (conductor)

LP: Royale 1339

Recorded 4 April 1943 (Munich, Germany)

[Bustabo and Wetzelsberger go under the respective pseudonyms of 'Karl Brandt' and 'Gerd Rubahn'; the orchestra is listed as the 'Berlin Symphony Orchestra'. Recording made by German Radio]

 

Gilels, Elizaveta (violin) / USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Orlov, Alexander (conductor)

78 (set): CCCP 09113

LP: Melodiya D 08786/7

LP: Melodiya D 08858/9

 

Gimpel, Bronislaw (violin) / Südwestfunk Orchestra of Baden-Baden / Reinhardt, Rolf (conductor)

LP: Amalthea AM 11720

LP: Orbis CX 11060

LP: Stereo SOU SSC 523

LP: Vox STPL 513.080

LP: Vox PL 10 450 [South African pressing]

LP (16 2/3 rpm): Vox VX L8

LP (10"): Vox Collection Pantheon XPV 1069

Recorded c.1958

 

Gitlis, Ivry (violin) / Austrian Symphony Orchestra / Wöss, Kurt (conductor)

LP (5): Animato AK 19032

LP (10"): Plymouth P 1051

LP (10"): Remington RLP 149–20

Recorded 1951

 

Hudecek, Václav (violin) / Prague Symphonic Orchestra / Nohejl, Jaromír (conductor)

LP: Panton 01 0230 (m), 11 0230 (s)

Recorded 1970

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin) / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Wallberg, Heinz (conductor)

LP: Eurodisc 313940

LP: Eurodisc 913306

LP: Eurodisc 200 076 366

CD: Eurodisc 82876887972

CD: Eurodisc / BMG Classics GD 69323

CD (2): RCA Victor Red Seal / BMG Ariola Classics 74321 96977 2

Recorded sometime between 26–29 June 1978 (Polyhymnia Studio, Vienna, Austria)

 

Novak, Jiri (violin) / Prague Symphony Orchestra / Smetacek, Vaclav (conductor)

78 (3): Ultraphon H 24462/4

LP: Elite Special CSLP 6009 [Swiss pressing]

LP: Supraphon DV 5481

LP: Supraphon E 10151

LP: Supraphon SUB 10030

[Cadenza by Jan Kubelik]

 

Pikaizen, Viktor Alexandrovich (violin) / Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra / Kondrashin, Kirill (conductor)

LP: Dolgoigrayoshaya D 04534/5

 

Prihoda, Vasa (violin) / Cerné, Charles (piano)

78 (2): Polydor 65991/2

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 135

CD: Magic Talent CD 48037

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. URS 50200

Recorded 1924

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Lamoureux Orchestra / Bigot, Eugene (conductor)

78 (3): Polydor 566242/4

78 (3): Vox 649

78 (set): Vox 659

LP: Festival CFR 12–292 [Australian pressing]

LP: Vox VLP 6490

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: The Making of a Legend, Vol. 1) URS 50050

Recorded c.1952

[Cadenza by Emile Sauret]

 

Szentgyörgi, Laszlö (violin) / Berlin State Opera Orchestra / Schmalstich, Clemens (conductor)

78 (2): His Master's Voice AN 486/7

78 (2): His Master's Voice C 2457/8

78 (2): His Master's Voice EH 418/9

Recorded c.1931

  

Concerto No. 1 in D major, M.S. 21 (Op. 6): Romanze theme from first movement, arranged by Phil Green for violin and piano

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Moore, Gerald (piano)

78 (10"): His Master's Voice DA 1861

45: His Master’s Voice 7R104

Recorded c.1945

[Used in the film The Magic Bow, which featured Stewart Granger as Paganini]

  

Concerto No. 1 in D major, M.S. 21 (Op. 6): First movement cadenza by Fritz Kreisler

 

Kubelik, Jan (violin)

78: Fonotipia 74086

78: Odeon 8019 FXXE

78: Okey 52301

LP: Rococo (Famous Violinists) 2001 [Cadenza erronously attributed to Sauret in James Creighton's sleeve notes]

CD (2): Biddulph Recordings LAB 033/4

Recorded 1910

 

Concerto No. 2 in B minor, M.S. 48 (Op. 7)

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / Rome Philharmonic Orchestra / Boncompagni, Elio (conductor)

LP: RCA Italiana SL 20216

LP [fold out]: RCA Victor GL 31023

LP: RCA Victor GL 32502

LP (set): RCA Victor ML 40003

LP: RCA Victrola KVIS 141

CD (2): Istituto Discografico Italiano (The Young Salvatore Accardo, Vol. 2) IDIS 6650/51

CD (2): RCA Victor 2 For 1 Series BVCC–8835/36 [Japanese issue]

Recorded 1962

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia / Cattini, Umberto (conductor)

CD: Concerto/Armando Curcio Editore CON22 [Italian release]

Recorded 7 March 1963 (Venice, Italy)

[Live recording]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Galleria 419 482–1

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2530 900

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2837 507 [Special edition, Austrian pressing]

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 415 378–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Diabolus in Musica) 449 858–2 [Rondo only; Italian issue]

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

CD (2): Deutsche Grammophon Panorama (Virtuoso Violin) 469 235–2 [Rondo only]

CD: Musical Heritage Society MHS 5122030

Recorded January 1975 (Barking Town Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57150 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Ashkenasi, Shmuel (violin) / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Esser, Heribert (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon G 1139424 [Argentinian pressing]

LP: Deutsche Grammophon GR 413267

LP: Deutsche Grammophon SLPM 139 424

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Privilege 2535 207

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Boek en Plaat [Dutch-only limited edition issue; catalogue no ?]

LP: Ex Libris XL 172627

CD: Deutsche Grammophon Privilege 429 524–2

Recorded c.1968

[Cadenza by Shmuel Ashkenasi]

 

Azizjan, Sergej (violin) / Tivoli Symphony Orchestra / Ollila, Tuomas (conductor)

CD: Classico (Sergej Azizjan: A Musical Portrait) CLASSCD 114

CD: Scandinavian Classics (Sergej Azizjan: A Musical Portrait) 220506–205

Recorded 30 July 1994 (Tivoli Concert Hall, Tivoli, Italy)

[Live recording. Cadenza by A. Jampolsky]

 

Baráti, Kristóf (violin) / NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover / Oue, Eiji (conductor)

CD: Berlin Classics 0016462BC

Recorded sometime between 22–25 September 2008 (Großer Sendesaal, NDR Landesfunkhauses, Hannover, Germany)

[Cadenza by Kristóf Baráti]

 

Dubach, Alexander (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Sasson, Michel (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582 [conductor listed erroneously as 'Lawrence Foster']

CD: Brilliant Classics 93992 [conductor listed erroneously as 'Lawrence Foster']

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9408

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded sometime between 23–26 September 1993 (Monte-Carlo Opera House, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenza by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Fodor, Eugene (violin) / Tomagawa, Kiyoshi (piano)

CD: Clarity Recordings (Witches Brew) CCD 1017

Recorded c.1997 (First Unitarian Church, Berkeley, California, USA)

[Second and third movements only. Arranged for violin and piano. Bell obligato in Rondo is performed by Fodor’s wife, Sally]

 

Gitlis, Ivry (violin) / Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Wislocki, Stanislaw (conductor)

LP: Electrecord ECE 313

LP: Electrecord ST–ECE 0855

LP: Muza XL 0314

LP: Philips 13PC 282 [Japanese pressing]

LP [fold out]: Philips 835743 LY [French pressing]

LP: Philips Fourfront 4FM 10006

LP [fold out]: Philips Tresors Classiques 6504 019

LP: Turnabout TV 34203

CD: Philips (Le Violon du Diable) 438 630–2

CD: Philips 446 189–2

CD: Philips Les 100 Classiques (Vol. 63: Paganini – le démon du violon) 454 549–2

CD (2): Philips Classics Duo (The Best of Paganini) 462 865–2

CD: Philips Eloquence (The Best of Paganini) 464 371–2 [Australian issue]

CD: Polskie Nagrania PNCD 267

Recorded 1966

[Cadenza by Ivry Gitlis]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 20307 007 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

Recorded 1978

[Cadenza by Alexei Gorokhov]

 

Grubert, Ilya (violin) / Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Orbelian, Constantine (conductor)

CD: Chandos CHAN 9492

Recorded July or November 1995 (Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia)

 

Hall, Nicola (guitar) / London Mozart Players / Litton, Andrew (conductor)

CD: Decca 440 293–2

Recorded December 1992 (Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England)

[Transcribed by Nicola Hall for guitar and orchestra]

 

Hossen, Mario (violin) / Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra / Vatchev, Valeri (conductor)

CD: Doron Music DRC 3064

Recorded 28 September 2007 (Bulgarian National Radio, Studio 1, Sofia, Bulgaria)

[Cadenza by Francois Pierre Descamps]

 

Jelden, Michael (violin) / Vogtland Philharmonie Greiz–Reichenbach / Fraas, Stefan (conductor)

CD: Edition Hera 02115

Recorded 26 January 2004 (Neuberinhaus Reichenbach, Vogtland, Germany)

[Performance based on the manuscript score held in the Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome, Italy. The 'Adagio' M.S.49 (see 'Violin and Orchestra') replaces the usual adagio. Cadenza and orchestral score of M.S.49 by Michael Jelden. Premičre recording of the B minor concerto with the alternative adagio]

 

Kaler, Ilya (violin) / Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gunzenhauser, Stephen (conductor)

CD: Naxos 8.550649

CD: Naxos (The Best of Paganini) 8.556680 [Adagio and Rondo only]

Recorded sometime between 3–6 September 1992 (Concert Hall of the Polish Radio, Katowice, Poland)

 

Kantorow, Jean-Jacques (violin) / Bernhard Thomas Chamber Orchestra / Thomas, Bernhard (conductor)

LP [fold out]: Forlane UM 6519

CD: BNL 112960 [French issue]

CD: Forlane Fioretti FF 053

CD: Sonatina 165 013–2

CD (3): VoxBox CD3X 3020

Recorded 9 December 1982 (Faculty of Law, Paris, France)

[Live recording. Recording produced by The Fnac in celebration of the bicentenary of Paganini's birth]

 

Kantorow, Jean-Jacques (violin and conductor) / Orchestre D'Auvergne

CD: Denon CO–77611

Recorded 26 or 27 April 1990 (Maison des associations de St. Genč's Champanelle, France)

[Cadenza by Henri Merckel]

 

Koelman, Rudolf (violin) / Netherlands Symphony Orchestra / Vriend, Jan Willem de (conductor)

SACD (hybrid disc): Challenge Classics CC 72343

Recorded 5–8 November 2008 (Muziekcentrum Enschede, The Netherlands)

[Live recording]

 

Korsakov, Andrei (violin) / USSR Symphony Orchestra / Kogan, Pavel (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 22645 003

Recorded 1984

 

Markov, Albert (violin) / Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra / Rozhdestvensky, Gennadi (conductor)

LP: Friends of the Norwalk Symphony M 101 [Rare, limited edition private issue distributed to members of the Norwalk Symphony Society. Orchestra and conductor not named]

LP (10"): Melodiya 33D 15351/2

 

Markov, Alexander (violin) / Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Saarbrucken / Viotti, Marcello (conductor)

CD (2): Apex 2564 69987–2

CD: Erato 2292–45788–2

CD: Erato Collection (Romantique Vol. 19) 4509–99656–2 [Rondo only]

CD (2): Warner Classics / Erato Ultima 3984–27001–2

Recorded November 1991

[Cadenza by Albert Markov (Alexander's father)]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / BBC Symphony Orchestra / Boult, Adrian (conductor)

CD (2): Doremi Legendary Treasures (Yehudi Menuhin, Voume 1) DHR 7781/2

Recorded 30 October 1947

[BBC Broadcast performance]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra / Fistoulari, Anatole (conductor)

78: His Master's Voice DB 20406 [Rondo only]

78 (set): His Master's Voice DB 21245/85

78 (4): His Master's Voice DBS 9588 (s-s), DB 9589/91

LP (10"): Electrola E 70026

LP (10"): His Master's Voice Artistique FBLP 1006 [French pressing: La Voix de son Maitre]

LP (10"): His Master's Voice FBLP 25064

LP (10"): His Master's Voice LBLP 1049

LP (10"): His Master's Voice VBLP 804

LP (10"): His Master's Voice WBLP 1018

LP: His Master's Voice / RCA Victor LHMV 1015

45 (4): His Master's Voice / RCA Victor WHMV 1015 [Red vinyl]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Erede, Alberto (conductor)

LP: Angel 3 CBX 344 [Brazilian pressing]

LP: Angel 3SACX 47346 [Chilean pressing]

LP: Electrola 1C063–00194

LP: Electrola E 91183 (m), STE 91183 (s)

LP: EMI 26223

LP [fold out]: EMI C069 00194

LP (10"): EMI SGHLP 1064

LP: Eterna 820430

LP: Eterna 826555

LP: His Master's Voice ALP 1872 (m), ASD 440 (s)

LP: His Master's Voice ASDF 249

LP: His Master's Voice CVB 1718

LP: His Master's Voice CVL 1718

LP: His Master's Voice FALP 718 [French pressing: La Voix de son Maitre]

LP: His Master's Voice Concert Classics SXLP 1001941

LP: His Master's Voice WALP 1872

CD: Elite Classics (Paganini Collection) SI–655–A [Russian issue; no volume number stated]

CD: EMI (Italy) / Famiglia Cristiana I Grandi Concerti 8 26258 2 [Rondo only. Italian issue]

CD: EMI CDC 7 47088–2

CD (2): EMI Classics (Legend) CMS 5 67326 2 [Rondo only]

CD (2): EMI Classics CZS 5 72854 2

CD: EMI Classics For Pleasure (Favourite Violin) CDCFP 5 68143 2 [Rondo only]

CD: HMV Classics HMV 5 73044 2

CD: HMV Classics (Yehudi Menuhin: Violin Favourites) HMV 5 73482 2 [Rondo only]

Recorded October or November 1960 (Kingsway Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Baller]

 

Merckel, Henri (violin) / Paris Radio Symphony Orchestra / Rosenthal, Manuel (conductor)

CD: Melo Classic MC 2011 [First CD issue]

Recorded 15 December 1958 (Salle Pleyel, Paris, France)

[Live recording. Cadenza by Henri Merckel]

 

Odnoposoff, Ricardo (violin) / Utrecht Symphony Orchestra / Hupperts, Paul (conductor)

LP (10"): Concert Hall CM 40 [Rondo only]

LP: Concert Hall G 13 [3000 Copy limited edition on red vinyl]

LP (10"): Musical Masterpiece Society MMS 40 [Rondo only]

CD (6): Doremi DHR 7874/8

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD (multimedia): Art Music in Liguria D2001G8 [Rondo only; see note below]

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 1) CDS 260

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded July 1999 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the autograph manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'. Score revision by Massimo Quarta and Giulio Odero. Cadenza by Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases. Art Music in Liguria CD contains interactive tracks on Paganini's life, music and violin]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Collins, Anthony (conductor)

LP: Decca 220044 [French pressing]

LP: Decca LXT 5075

LP: Decca MD 1049

LP: Decca ND 536

LP: Decca Eclipse ECS 654

LP: London CM 9131

LP: London LL 1215

CD (5): Decca Original Masters (Ruggiero Ricci: Decca Recordings, 1947–1960) 475 105 2

Recorded c.1954

[Orchestral part edited by Anthony Collins. Cadenza by Arthur Balsam]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Rudolf, Max (conductor)

LP: Brunswick AXA 4529 (m), SXA 4529 (s)

LP: Coral COCS 1033 [German pressing]

LP: Decca Gold Label DL 10106 (m), DL 710106 (s)

LP: Decca 410 004 [French pressing]

LP: Decca SBU 2057

LP: Decca SMU 1103

LP: Deutsche Grammophon LPEM 19 478 (m), SLPEM 136 478 (s)

LP: MCA 1042

LP: MCA MUCS 110

CD: Millennium Classics / MCA MCD 80122

Recorded 13 October 1964

[Cadenza by Arthur Balsam]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / American Symphony Orchestra / Akiyama, Kazuyoshi (conductor)

CD (2): One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Paganini – Ricci) EPR 95013

[Cadenza by Arthur Balsam]

 

Sitkovetsky, Julian Gregorevich (violin) / Moscow Youth Radio Symphony Orchestra / Paverman, Mark (conductor)

LP (10"): Dolgoigrayoshaya D 1089/90

LP (5): Melodiya (The Art of Julian Sitkovetsky) C10 06827/36 [Rondo only]

LP: Melodiya C10 06827/8 [Rondo only]

CD: Arlecchino ARL197

Recorded 1955

[Cadenza by Baller]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD: Telos Music Records TLS 047

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded 28 or 29 March 2000 (Klaus-von-Bismark-Saal, WDR Köln, Funkhaus, Germany)

[Cadenza by Ingolf Turban]

 

Ughi, Uto (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of Santa Cecilia

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal 7844–4–RC

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal RL 71530

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal 7844–2–RC

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal RD 71530

CD: Sony/BMG Esprit 88697591492

Recorded July 1987 (Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy)

  

Concerto No. 2 in B minor, M.S. 48 (Op. 7): Third movement, RondoLa Campanella

 

Amir (violin) / Lenehan, John (piano)

CD: Black Box (Amir) BBM 1042

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Andrade, Janine (violin) / Holecek, Alfred (piano)

LP: Curcio TMC 100

LP: Supraphon SUA 10690 (m), SUAST 50690 (s)

LP: Supraphon SV 8293

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Andrade, Janine (violin) / Panenka, J. (piano)

LP (10"): Supraphon LPM 390

45: Supraphon SUEC 853

45: Supraphon SUK 30321

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Balint, Janos (flute) / Budapest Symphony Orchestra / Morandi, Piergiorgio (conductor)

CD: Hungaroton (Romantic Violin Concertos on Flute) HCD 31481

[Transcribed for flute and orchestra]

 

Banat, Gabriel (violin) / Parsons, Geoffrey (piano)

45: Decca CEP 5529 (m), SEC 5529 (s)

Recorded c.1963

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Beilina, Nina (violin) / Merkulová, T. (piano)

LP: Melodiya D 018489/90

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Berlinsky, Dimitri (violin) / ? (piano)

LP: Melodiya C10 24625

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Bianchi, Luigi Alberto (viola) / Canino, Bruno (piano)

LP [fold out]: Dynamic (The Viola Virtuoso) DS 4014

CD: Dynamic (Gran Viola) CDS 259

CD (6; 5 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (Works for violin & guitar, viola & guitar, piano) CDS 544 [Limited edition consisting of individually released CDs in slip-case]

Recorded September 1980 (Centro Culturale S. Bartolomeo, Bergamo, Italy)

[Arranged for viola and piano]

 

Boston Promenade Orchestra (violin section) / Fiedler, Arthur (conductor)

45: His Master's Voice 7P120

[Arranged for violin orchestra]

 

Brusch, Jochen (violin) / Jochen Brusch String Ensemble

CD (2): CDKlassisk (Kummer, Genie & Hölle: Ein Paganini Portrait) CDK 114041 [German/Danish issue only]

Recorded sometime between 20122014 (Tefau Studio, Freiburg, Germany)

[Arranged for violin and string ensemble. Second CD features a 75 minute essay (in German or Danish) by Brusch on Paganini, titled 'Kummer, Genie & Hölle']

 

Campoli, Alfredo (violin) / Gritton, Eric (piano)

78 (2): Decca AK 1670

78: Decca K 1533

78: Decca K 1671

78 (set): London LA 174

78: London T 5528

CD: Dutton Laboratories CDBP 9718

Recorded 18 April 1946 (Kingsway Hall, London, England)

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Campoli, Alfredo (violin) / Malcolm, George (piano)

LP (10"): Decca LX 3115

LP (10"): London LS 793

45: Decca VD 507

Recorded c.1947

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Campoli, Alfredo (violin) / Wada, Norihiko (piano)

LP: Decca Eclipse (Encores) ECS 639

LP: Decca (Homage to Fritz Kreisler) LXT 5012 [New Zealand pressing]

LP: London Stereo Treasury Series STS 15239

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Chan, David (violin) / Koenig, Robert (piano)

CD: Ambassador 1017

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Christée, Jeanne (violin) / Baldissera, Florindo (guitar)

CD: Eisenkolb Musikproduktion/Gut Gamig (Highlights für Violine und Guitarre) [Catalogue number not known]

Recorded 1998

[Arranged by Florindo Baldissera for violin and guitar]

 

Ciulei–Atanasiu, Lenuta (violin) / Lefterescu, Ogneanca (piano)

LP: Electrecord ST–ECE 02187

Recorded c.1977

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Concertmasters of New York / Broekman, David (conductor)

LP: Decca Gold Label DL 9955 (m), 79955 (s)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon LPEM 19 150

[Arranged by Michel Gusikov for string ensemble]

 

Elbeck, Lance (violin) / Cozens, Charles T. (piano)

CD: 'Fiddle on Fire'  [Canadian promo CD with no catalogue number]

Recorded c.2003

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Elphege, Flora (violin) / Conil, Roland (piano)

LP: REM 10906

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Farbmann, Harry (violin) / ? (piano)

78: Polydor 66019

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Feng, Ning (violin) / Hoppe, Thomas (piano)

SACD (hybrid disc): Channel of China (Hello Mr Paganini) CCS SA 80807

Recorded January 2007 (Frits Philipszaal, Eindhoven, Holland)

[Arranged for violin and piano by Fritz Kreisler]

 

Galkin, Vyacheslav (accordion)

LP: Melodiya D 23731/2

[Arranged for accordion]

 

Garnier, Liliane (violin) / Zugaro (piano)

LP (10"): Club National du Disque CND 1046

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Gilels, Elizaveta (violin) / Diakov, A. (piano)

78 (10"): CCCP 5809/10

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Gitlis, Ivry (violin) / Janopoulo, Tasso (piano)

LP: Fontana 6549016

LP [fold out]: Philips 835777 LY [French pressing]

LP [fold out]: Philips Tresors Classiques (Le Violon du Diable) 6504 023

Recorded c.1967

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Gringolts, Ilya (violin) / Ryumina, Irina (piano)

CD: Bis (Ilya Gringolts Plays Paganini) CD 999

Recorded January 1999 (Nybrokajen, Stockholm, Sweden)

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Grubert, Ilya (violin) / Kravchenko, Margarita (piano)

LP: Melodiya (VI International Tchaikovsky Competition: Ilya Grubert, 1st Prize) 33C10 11175/6

Recorded 1978 (Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow, Russia)

[Live recording. Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Grubert, Ilya (violin) / Bogino, Konstantin (piano)

CD: Il Canale/Dynamic (Il Violino Virtuoso; Music for Unicef) DCU 028

Recorded February 1990 (Genoa, Italy)

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Haendel, Ida (violin) / Parsons, Geoffrey (piano)

LP: His Master's Voice (Bravissima!) ASD 3785

LP: World Record Club (Bravissima!) R 9421

Recorded c.1979

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Hanslip, Chloë / London Symphony Orchestra / Mann, Paul (conductor)

CD: Warner Classics (Chloë) 8573 886552

 

Huang, Mengla (violin) / Casella, Giovanni (piano)

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Violin Showpieces) 476 8362 [Huang's debut album for DG. Chinese issue]

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Huberman, Bronisláw (violin) / Frenkel, Paul (piano)

78: Brunswick 50026

78: Brunswick A 73047

78: Polydor 595010

LP: Encore ELP 001

LP: Rococo 2008

CD (2): Biddulph Recordings (The Complete Brunswick Recordings) LAB 077/8

Recorded 1923

[Arranged by August Wilhelmj for violin and piano]

 

Ishikawa, Shizuka (violin) / Hála, Josef (piano)

LP: Denon OX 7223

LP: Supraphon 11113196

Recorded 1980

[Arranged for violin and piano. Live recording]

 

Jenson, Dylana (violin) / Ostrovsky (piano)

LP: Melodiya (1978 Tchaikovsky Competition) C10 11271

Recorded 1978

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Kagan, Oleg (violin) / ? (piano)

LP: Melodiya D 018239/40

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Kovalenko, Lidia (violin) / Uryash, Igor (piano)

CD: Northern Flowers (St. Petersburg Musical Archive) NF/PMA 9956 [Russian issue]

Recorded sometime between 1–4 September 2007 (St. Catherine Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg, Russia)

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Krylov, Sergej (violin) / Mormone, Stefania (piano)

CD: Agorá Musica AG 198

Recorded sometime between 21 –24 September 1998 (Palazzo Pallavicino, Cremona, Italy)

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Krysa, Oleg (violin) / Chekina, Tatiana (piano)

LP: Melodiya (Dedicated to Paganini) C10 21869 001

LP: Melodiya CM 03749/50

CD: TNC Recordings (100 Violin Show Pieces, Volume 1: Dedicated to Paganini) TNC 1531

Recorded 1972 (Studio of Moscow Radio, Moscow, Russia)

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Lazarevitch, Vojcan (violin) / Husson, Susanne (piano)

CD: Fone 072

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Lehmann, Wilfred (violin) / Miura (piano)

LP: CBS WS 10006

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Leon-Ara, Augustin (violin) / Fidler, T. (piano)

LP: (10"): Eterna 720102

LP: (10"): Muza (Laureates of the 3rd Wieniawski Competition) L 0223

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Lindemann, Hartmut (viola) / Herzfeld, Günther (piano)

CD: Tacet (Beau Soir: Die Virtuoso Viola) 21

[Arranged for viola and piano]

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin) / Green, Hubert (piano)

78: His Master's Voice DB 1638

78: His Master's Voice DB 5394

78: RCA Victor 7599

LP: EMI References C051 43322

LP: Orion (The Legendary Early Recordings) ORS 7271

CD: Aura Music (Yehudi Menuhin Plays Paganini) AUR 228–2

CD: Biddulph Recordings (The Young Menuhin: The 1929–30 HMV Recordings with Hubert Green) LAB 032

CD: EMI References CDH 5 65959 2

CD (6): EMI References (Y. Menuhin: 80th Birthday Edition) CHS 5 65964 2

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano (Omaggio A Paganini, Vol. 2) IDIS 6409

CD: Malibran (The Young Menuhin) CDRG 135

CD: Testament SBT 1003

Recorded 11 December 1930 (London, England)

[Arranged by August Wilhelmj for violin and piano]

 

Milenkovich, Stefan (violin) / Paderni, Massimo (piano)

CD: Dynamic (N. Paganini: Recital) CDS 166

Recorded sometime between 13 & 18 June 1996 (Genoa, Italy)

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Milstein, Nathan (violin) / Mittmann, Leopold (piano)

78: Columbia 68479 D

78: Columbia LOX 499

78: Columbia LX 595

LP: Discopaedia MB 1014

CD (2): Appian Publications & Recordings (The Auer Legacy, Volume 2) APR 7016

CD: Biddulph Recordings LAB 096

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano (Omaggio a Paganini) IDIS 291

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Legends in Performance: A Tribute to Nathan Milstein) URS 50020

CD: Pearl GEMM CD 9401

Recorded 1936

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Mourja, Graf (violin) / Gous, Natalia (piano) 

CD: Harmonia Mundi (Le Violon Vagabond) HMC 901785

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Nerini, Pierre (violin) / Nerini, J. (piano)

78: Pacific PIZ 1517

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Odnoposoff, Ricardo (violin) / Pavlovsky, Valentin (piano)

78: His Master's Voice ED 470

78: RCA Victor 11–8849

CD: Bayer (Encores) 200004

CD (6): Doremi DHR 7874/8

Recorded 1945

[Arranged by Paul Kochanski for violin and piano]

 

Oistrakh, Igor Davidovich (violin) / Zertsalova, Nataliya (piano)

LP: ABC Classics (Igor Oistrakh Plays Paganini) AB 67027

LP: Eterna 8 26 744

LP: Eurodisc (Igor Oistrakh Plays Paganini) 87 953 KK

LP: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78716

LP: Melodiya (Igor Oistrakh Plays Paganini) 33C10 04841/2

LP (2): Musical Heritage Society MHS 824311

LP: United Artists Melodiya UACL 10003

CD: Collins Classics (Igor Oistrakh in Recital) 10452

Recorded September 1973 (Moscow, Russia)

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Paganini Ensemble (Jean-Jacques Kantorow, violin solo; see 'Artists Index' for other ensemble members)

CD: Denon Repertoire (Paganini Ensemble: Smoke Gets in your Eyes) DC–8124

CD: Denon / Nippon Columbia (Paganini Ensemble: Smoke Gets in your Eyes) 33C37–7402 [Japanese issue]

Recorded sometime between 14–16 July, 1983 (Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden, Netherlands)

[Arranged by Vladimir Mendelssohn for string ensemble]

 

Paganini Trio: Speermann, Max (violin) / Dengler-Speermann, Annemarie (cello) / Krüger, Martin Maria (guitar)

CD: Bayer Records BR 100 080

Recorded 1990

[Arranged for violin, cello and guitar]

 

Primrose, William (viola) / Isaacs, Harry (piano)

78: Columbia LOX 341

78 (3): Columbia LX 605/7

CD (2): Biddulph Recordings LAB 131/2

CD: Pearl GEMM CD 9453

Recorded 1937

[Arranged by William Primrose for viola and piano]

 

Quint, Philippe (violin) / Cogan, Dimitriy (piano)

CD: Naxos 8.570703

Recorded sometime between 2830 June 2008 (Glenn Gould Studio, CBC, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano.This album collects all Kreisler's arrangements of Paganini's works]

 

Reuter, Florizel von (violin) / ? (piano)

78: Polydor 95185

[Arranged by August Wilhelmj for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Fürstner, Carl (piano)

78: His Master's Voice DB 4619

LP: EMI The HMV Treasury (The Young Ruggiero Ricci) EH 29 12301

CD: Biddulph Recordings (The Complete Electrola Recordings) LAB 044

CD (10): Dynamic (Ruggiero Ricci A Life for the Violin) CDS 393/110

Recorded 1938 (Berlin, Germany)

[Arranged by Paul Kochanski for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Persinger, Louis (piano)

78 (3): Vox 614 [Disc 614]

LP: Vox PL 6490

45: Vox VIP 45420

CD (5): VoxBox (The Art of Ruggiero Ricci) CD5X 3611

[Arranged by Paul Kochanski for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Persinger, Louis (piano)

LP: Decca 18174

LP: Decca 71066

LP: Decca 220062

LP: Decca Eclipse (A Paganini Recital) ECS 585

LP: Decca LXT 2808

LP: London (A Paganini Recital) CM 9099

LP: London (A Paganini Recital) LL 1005

CD (2): Double Decca (Virtuoso Violin – The Art of Ruggiero Ricci) 458 191–2

CD (2): Decca (Essential Violin) 475 142 2

Recorded February 1954 (Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England)

[Arranged by Paul Kochanski for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Smith, Brooks (piano)

LP: Water Lily Acoustics (Paganiniana: The Genoan's Legacy) WLA–WS–06

CD: John Marks Records (Paganini’s Dreams) JMR 11

CD: Water Lily Acoustics (Paganiniana: The Genoan's Legacy) WLA–WS–06–CD

Recorded sometime between 24 & 27 May 1988 (Christ the King Chapel, St. Anthony's Seminary, Santa Barbara, California, USA)

[Arranged by Liszt-Kochanski for violin and piano]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / ? (piano)

LP: Private issue, cat # CS 704 [Taiwanese pressing]

[Arranged for violin and piano. Probably equivalent to one of the previous recordings]

 

Rode, Alfredo (violin) / ? (piano)

78 (10"): His Master's Voice B 2436

[Arranged by August Wilhelmj for violin and piano]

 

Sato, Yoko (violin) / Iwasaki, Shuku (piano)

LP: Toshiba TA 72014

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Sic, Yang Sung (violin) / Ho, Chang Sung (guitar)

CD (2): Monopoly (Yang Sung Sic Plays Paganini: Works for Violin & Guitar) GI 2040

Recorded sometime between 27 April & 4 May 1999 (Youngsan Art Hall, Seoul, Korea)

[Arranged by Chang Sung Ho for violin and guitar]

 

Sitkovetsky, Dimitry (violin) / Gothoni, Ralf (piano)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2535 017

Recorded 1979

[Live recording. Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Sitkovetsky, Julian Gregorevich (violin) / Yampolsky, Vladimir (piano)

78 (10"): CCCP 17200

78 (microgroove; 10"): CCCP D 863

LP (8"): Melodiya D 006451/2

LP: Melodiya D 024483/4

45: Melodiya D 0008365/6

CD: SYD Records (The Art of Yulian Sitkovetsky) SYD 001

1950

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Stanosky, Jan (violin) / Stanovska, Ivana (piano)

LP: Opus 91110338

LP: Opus Mr Pickwick MDP 107

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Szeryng, Henryk (violin) / Schwarz, L. (piano)

78 (10"): Orfeo 4004

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Tretyakov, Viktor Viktorovich (violin) / Erokhin, Mikhael (piano)

CD (10): Brilliant Classics (Viktor Tretyakov Edition) 93005

Recorded 30 November 1978

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Ughi, Uto (violin) / Masi, Piernarciso (piano)

LP [fold out]: RCA Victor Red Seal RL 31462

LP: RCA Victor VLS 32634

Recorded c.1979

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Vanessa-Mae (violin) / New Belgian Chamber Orchestra / Cleobury, Nicholas (conductor)

CD (3): EMI Classics (Vanessa Mae: The Classical Collection, Part 1) CMS 5 67456 2

CD: Trittico Classics TCVAN 27102

1991

 

Verhey, Emmy (violin) / ? (piano)

45: Philips 740399

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

Yakovlev, Vladimir (domra) / Okunev, Boris (guitar)

LP: Meldoiya CM 03023/4

[Freely arranged by Vladimir Yakovlev and Boris Okunev for domra and guitar]

 

Zhuk, Valentin I. (violin) / Rossokhatsky, A. (piano)

LP: Melodiya D 016013/4

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

? (violin) / ? (piano)

CD: Kvadro Disk Romantic Classic RCL 007 [Russian issue]

[Arranged for violin and piano. Artists not named]

 

Concerto No. 3 in E major, M.S. 50

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2530 629

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

LP: Melodiya C 8481/2

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 423 370–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Diabolus in Musica) 449 858–2 [Polacca only; Italian issue]

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

Recorded January 1975 (Barking Town Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57151 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Dubach, Alexandre (violin) / Monte–Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Foster, Lawrence (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9503

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded sometime between 22–25 November 1994 (Monte-Carlo Opera House, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenzas by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Fanfoni, Luca (violin) / Ballerini, Luca (piano)

CD: Dynamic (Of Witches and Devils) CDS 7749

Recorded either 18 or 19 November 2012 (Bartok Studio, Bernareggio, Italy)

[Second movement (Adagio) only; arranged for violin and piano]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 26609 005 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

CD: Zyx-Music / Melodiya MEL 46051–2 [Gorokhov listed erronously as soloist & conductor]

Recorded 1975

[Cadenzas by Alexei Gorokhov]

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 2) CDS 300

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded September 2001 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the autograph manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'. Score revision by Massimo Quarta and Giulio Odero. Cadenza by Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases]

 

Rózsa, Ernö (violin) / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Dittrich, Michael (conductor)

CD: Naxos 8.554396

Recorded February 1999 (Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Slovakia)

[Cadenza by Ernö Rózsa. Naxos claim this to be the first recording of the uncut original version of the concerto as played by Paganini himself]

 

Szeryng, Henryk (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Gibson, Alexander (conductor)

LP: Fono-Ring/Christophorus SFGLP 78 171 [German pressing]

LP: Philips 61715

LP [fold out]: Philips 6500 175

LP (2): Philips Sequenza 6725 029

LP: Philips 6880 003

CD: Elite Classics (Paganini Collection, Vol. 2) SI–655–B [Russian issue]

CD: Philips Concert Classics 422 976–2

CD (2): Philips Classics Duo (The Best of Paganini) 462 865–2

CD: Philips Classics Eloquence 464 666–2

CD: Philips PHCP 9717 [Japanese limited edition]

Recorded January 1971 (Wembley, London, England)

[Premičre recording. Cadenzas by Henryk Szeryng]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD: Telos Music Records TLS 046

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded sometime between 27 March & 7 April 2000 (Klaus-von-Bismark-Saal, WDR Köln, Funkhaus, Germany)

[Cadenza by Ingolf Turban]

  

Concerto No. 4 in D minor, M.S. 60

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Galleria 419 482–1

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2531 261

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

LP: Deutsche Grammophon Soloconcert (Muziek Onder Woorden) MOW 028–2 [Unusual Dutch pressing coupled with Kempff/Leitner recording of Beethoven's 4th piano concerto]

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Classical Disk Company 880405 [See note below]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 423 370–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD: Deutsche Grammophon (Diabolus in Musica) 449 858–2 [Adagio & Rondo only; Italian issue]

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

Recorded January 1975 (Barking Town Hall, London, England)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Classical Disk Company CD does not name soloist but states orchestra as 'New Philharmonic Orchestra of Budapest' and conductor as 'Joseph Laszlo'; due to coupling (Beethoven 4th piano concerto) and occassional record crackle CD probably transferred from DG MOW 028–2]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57152 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Bolognese, Vincenzo (violin and conductor) / Camerata Strumentale di Santa Cecilia

CD (2): Centro di Promozione Artistica CDC 008/9 [Italian issue]

Possibly recorded 1997 (Trafalgar Recording Studios, Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Vincenzo Bolognese]

 

Dubach, Alexander (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Sasson, Michel (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9204

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded 10 and/or 11 December 1991 (Congress Hall, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenzas by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 26611 003 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

Recorded 1976

[Orchestral score and cadenza by Alexei Gorokhov]

 

Grumiaux, Arthur (violin) / Lamoureux Orchestra / Gallini, Franco (conductor)

78 (4): Columbia 50004/7

LP: Epic LC 3143

LP: Fontana 894017 ZKY

LP: Philips Plasir du Classique 836.931 DSY [French pressing]

LP: Philips 6566 021

LP: Philips A 02426 L [N.B. also released as a 10" LP with identical catalogue number]

LP: Philips G 03062 L

LP: Philips Classical Favourites GBL 5576

LP [fold out]: Philips L 00465 L

LP: Philips SGL 6020

LP (10"): Philips A 02426 L

LP (10"): Philips A 00741 R

LP (10"): Philips ABR 4024

LP (10"): Philips Klassieke Klankjuwelen G 05327 R

LP: PSL–4001 [Mono South African disc]

CD: Lantower DPCD 10392 [Argentinian issue]

CD: Philips 4904 [Japanese limited edition]

CD (5): Philips Original Masters 473 104–2

Recorded November 1954 (Vienna, Austria)

[Premičre recording]

 

Grumiaux, Arthur (violin) / Monte-Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Bellugi, Piero (conductor)

LP: Orbis 62789 [Philips jacket]

LP [fold out]: Philips 6500 411

LP: Philips X 5546 [Japanese pressing]

CD: Elite Classics (Paganini Collection, Vol. 2) SI–655–B [Russian issue]

CD: Philips 4944 [Japanese limited edition]

CD: Philips PHCP 9333 [Japanese issue]

CD: Philips PHCP 9647 [Japanese issue]

CD: Philips PHCP 24053 [Japanese issue]

CD (2): Philips Classics Duo (The Best of Paganini) 462 865–2

Recorded June 1972 (Alcazar, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenza by Arthur Grumiaux]

 

Hossen, Mario (violin) / Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra / Vatchev, Valeri (conductor)

CD: Doron Music DRC 3064

Recorded 9 October 2008 (Bulgarian National Radio, Studio 1, Sofia, Bulgaria)

[Cadenza by Mario Hossen]

 

Irnberger, Thomas Albertus (violin) / Philharmonices Mundi / Sabaini, Josef (conductor)

CD: Gramola 98805

Recorded 2 or 3 January 2006 (Jerger Saal, Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität, Linz, Austria)

[Cadenza by Thomas Albertus Irnberger]

 

Jelden, Michael (violin) / Vogtland Philharmonie Greiz–Reichenbach / Fraas, Stefan (conductor)

CD: Edition Hera 02115

Recorded 7 January 2004 (Neuberinhaus Reichenbach, Vogtland, Germany)

[Cadenza by Michael Jelden]

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Muti, Riccardo (conductor)

CD: Philips Digital Classics 446 718–2

Recorded 1995 or 1996 ?

[Live recording. Cadenza by Gidon Kremer]

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 3) CDS 400

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded sometime between July & September 2002 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the autograph manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'. Score revision & cadenza by Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Bellugi, Piero (conductor)

LP [fold out]: CBS Grands Interprčtes 75995 [French pressing]

LP: Columbia Masterworks M 30574

LP: Melodiya C 12405/6

LP: Unicorn RHS 304

LP: World Record Club R 2400 [Australian pressing]

CD (3): Sony Classical Essential Classics SB3K 52 516–18

CD: Sony Classical Essential Classics SBK 47 661

Recorded 15 September 1970 (Barking Assembly Hall, London, England)

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin) / I Virtuosi d'Assisi / Mordini, Piero (conductor)

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

CD (2): Istituto Discografico Italiano (Ruggiero Ricci Plays Paganini) IDIS 6439/40

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. URS 91030

CD (2): One-Eleven, Ltd. Essential Performance Reference (Paganini – Ricci) EPR 95013

Recorded 1970s

[Live recording]

 

Rózsa, Ernö (violin) / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Dittrich, Michael (conductor)

CD: Naxos 8.554396

CD: Naxos Selection 8.571054 [German issue]

Recorded February 1999 (Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Slovakia)

[Cadenza by Ernö Rózsa. Naxos claim this to be the first recording of the uncut original version of the concerto as played by Paganini himself]

 

Szeryng, Henryk (violin) / London Symphony Orchestra / Gibson, Alexander (conductor)

LP: Philips 20PC–1023 [Japanese pressing]

LP: Philips 416 979–1

LP (2): Philips Sequenza 6725 029

LP: Philips 9500 069

LP: Philips X 7600 [Japanese pressing]

CD: Philips 416 896–2 [Doubtful if issued]

CD: Philips Solo 446 572–2

CD: Philips PHCP 9716 [Japanese limited edition]

SACD (hybrid disc): Pentatone Classics PTC 5186 178

Recorded 1976

[Cadenza by Henryk Szeryng]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD: Telos Music Records TLS 047

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded 28 or 29 March 2000 (Klaus-von-Bismark-Saal, WDR Köln, Funkhaus, Germany)

[Cadenza by Ingolf Turban]

 

Ughi, Uto (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of Santa Cecilia

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal 7844–4–RC

LP: RCA Victor Red Seal RL 71530

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal 7844–2–RC

CD: RCA Victor Red Seal RD 71530

CD: Sonart FPAP 010 [Italian issue]

CD: Sony/BMG Esprit 88697591492

Recorded October 1987 (Basilica of Santa Sabina, Rome, Italy)

 

Ughi, Uto (violin and conductor) / I Filharmonici di Roma

SACD (hybrid disc): Foné 028 SA

Recorded 12 November 2004 (Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Petrassi, Rome, Italy)

[Live recording]

 

Verhey, Emmy (violin) / Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Vonk, Hans (conductor)

LP (2): EMI 1A137–53572/73 [Dutch issue]

LP: EMI C037 25243

LP: EMI C057 25243

LP: EMI–Bovema (Holland) 5C 063–25243

CD: A–Selectie / EMI-Bovema (Holland) CL 50009

Recorded c.1975

  

Concerto No. 5 in A minor, M.S. 78

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin) / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Dutoit, Charles (conductor)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon 2530 961

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 2740 121

LP (5): Deutsche Grammophon 2864 005 [Italian pressing]

CD: Aquarius The Best of Classics AQVR [Catalogue number ?]

CD: Deutsche Grammophon 423 578–2

CD (3): Deutsche Grammophon (The 6 Violin Concertos) 437 210–2

CD (6): Deutsche Grammophon Collectors Edition (Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings) 463 754–2

CD (2): Elite Classics (Paganini Collection, Vol. 3) SI–655–C,D [Russian issue]

Recorded January 1974 [movements I and II] & January 1975 [movement III] (Barking Town Hall, London, England)

[Orchestral score by Federico Mompellio. Cadenza by Remy Principe/Salvatore Accardo]

 

Accardo, Salvatore (violin and conductor) / Italian Chamber Orchestra

CD (3): EMI Classics (The Complete Violin Concertos) 5 56902 2 [Italian EMI release]

CD: EMI Classics (Accardo Plays Paganini) CDC 5 57152 2

Recorded October 1998 or February 1999 (Rome, Italy)

[Cadenza by Salvatore Accardo. Accompanying booklet of 3CD set features interview with Accardo by Edward Neill]

 

Dubach, Alexander (violin) / Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Sasson, Michel (conductor)

CD (3): Brilliant Classics (Violin Concertos – Complete) 99582 [conductor listed erroneously as 'Lawrence Foster']

CD: Brilliant Classics 93992 [conductor listed erroneously as 'Lawrence Foster']

CD: Claves Records CD 50–9408

CD (3): Claves Records (Complete Violin Concertos) CD50–9800/3

Recorded sometime between 23–26 September 1993 (Monte-Carlo Opera House, Monte-Carlo, France)

[Cadenza by Alexandre Dubach]

 

Gorokhov, Alexei (violin and conductor) / Chamber Orchestra of the Kiev Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre / Kozharsky, Zakhary (conductor)

LP: Melodiya C10 19793 004 [Conductor not listed]

CD (3): Doremi DHR 7897/9

Recorded 1978

[Cadenza by Alexei Gorokhov. Trio omitted in final movement]

 

Gulli, Franco (violin) / Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI / Rossi, Mario (conductor)

LP: Fonit Cetra Archmo Rai LA 16

LP (4): Italia CT 7208

CD: Hunt Productions CDLSMH 34004

CD: Istituto Discografico Italiano IDIS 6594

Recorded 20 July 1960 (Rome, Italy)

[Orchestral score by Federico Mompellio. Cadenza by Remy Principe. Trio omitted in final movement. Live recording]

 

Gulli, Franco (violin) / Angelicum Chamber Orchestra of Milan / Rosada, Luciano (conductor)

LP: Angelicum LPA 5933

LP: Angelicum STA 8933

LP [fold out]: Ars Nova VST 6101

LP: Balkanton BCA 576

LP: Decca Gold Label DL 10081 (m), DL 710081 (s)

LP: Harmonia Mundi HM 30663

LP [fold out]: Harmonia Mundi HMA 30.527

LP: Musical Heritage Society DRM 110

CD: Il Canale/Dynamic (Music for Unicef) DCU 030

CD: Sarx Records SX AM 2038–2

Recorded 1963 (Studi Angelicum, Milan, Italy)

[Orchestral score by Federico Mompellio. Cadenza by Remy Principe. Trio omitted in final movement. Official premičre recording – however, see previous entry]

 

Minchev, Mincho (violin) / Philharmonia Bulgarica / Petkov, Dobrin (conductor)

LP: Balkanton BCA 10623

CD: Fidelio CD 1831

CD: Intermezzo Collection MEZ 534

CD: Tring Symphonia Digital Classics SYM 067 [Artists not named]

CD: Vivace E 534

Recorded 1980s ?

[Balkanton LP states orchestra as ‘Plovdiv Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra’]

 

Pochekin, Ivan (violin) / Russian Philharmonic Orchestra / Yablonsky, Dimitry (conductor)

CD: Naxos 8.570487

Recorded between 1317 October 2007 (Studio 5, Russian State TV & Radio Company KULTURA, Moscow, Russia)

[Orchestral score by Federico Mompellio. Cadenza by Remy Principe]

 

Quarta, Massimo (violin and conductor) / Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

CD: Dynamic (The Violin Concertos Played on Paganini's Violin, Volume 2) CDS 300

CD (4; 3 audio + 1 multimedia): Dynamic (The 6 Violin Concertos) CDS 450/1–4 [See note below]

CD (8): Dynamic (Works for Violin and Orchestra) CDS 622/18

Recorded September 2001 (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy)

[Premičre recording from the autograph manuscripts and performed on Paganini's Guarnieri del Gesů violin, 'Il Cannone'.  Orchestral score by Francesco Fiore; score revision & cadenza by Massimo Quarta. Multimedia CD contains a history of Paganini's violin (with photographs), photographs of Massimo Quarta, technical drawings, printable documents, and a catalogue of Dynamic's Paganini releases]

 

Turban, Ingolf (violin) / WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln / Shambadal, Lior (conductor)

CD (2): Telos Music Records TLS 048

CD (4): Telos Music Records TLS 049 [TLS 046–048 in slip-case]

Recorded between 18–21 January 2005 (recording location not stated in CD booklet)

[Orchestral score and cadenzas by Ingolf Turban]

 

 

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