M i s c e l l a n e o u s

 

The recordings listed below (arranged alphabetically by soloist) derive from instances where pieces were either vaguely titled or unspecifed in the available information source. Any information concerning these recordings would be gratefully appreciated (purfleet@hotmail.com).

 

 

Title of piece vague

 

Fantasia

Baumann, Jörg (cello) / Stoll, Klaus (double bass)

LP: RVC / RCA Victor Red Seal (Masterworks for Violincello and Contrabass) RCL 8050

CD: Camerata (Masterworks II) CMCD 20005 [Japanese issue]

Recorded 10 or 11 October 1980 (Imaichi Public Hall, Tochigi, Japan)

[Arranged by Klaus Stoll for cello and double bass after an arrangment by Adrien-François Servais for cello and orchestra]

 

Fantasia

Baumann, Jörg (cello) / Stoll, Klaus (double bass)

LP: Koch-Schwann Musica Mundi 111 056

CD: Koch-Schwann Musica Mundi 311 056

Recorded September 1987 (Munich, Germany)

[Arranged by Klaus Stoll for cello and double bass after an arrangment by Adrien-François Servais for cello and orchestra]

 

Sonata in C major for guitar

Behrend, Siegfried (guitar)

LP: Deutsche Grammophon (Chitarra Italiana) 2530 561

Recorded c.1974

[A number of Paganini’s 37 Sonatas for solo guitar are in C major]

 

Valse

Collier, Derek (violin) / Ibbott, Daphne (piano)

LP: Decca (The World of the Violin, Volume 2) SPA 405

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Tempo di Minuetto

D'Aranyi, Yelli (violin) / Raucheisen (piano)

78 (10"): Polydor 90044

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler for violin and piano]

 

2 Caprices

Fisk, Eliot (guitar)

LP: Musical Masters (The Classical Guitar) MM 20034

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Violin Sonata in A minor

Furer, Shmuel Isaakovich (violin)

LP: Melodiya M10 37205

Recorded sometime between 1948 & 1952

 

Sonatina

Gomez, Vicente (guitar)

LP: Decca (The Artistry of Vicente Gomez) DL 78965

 

Caprice

Gulli, Franco (violin)

45: Storia della Musica (Volume 5, No. 2) SdM 054

[This disc contains 3 Caprices: Nos 16 and 17 and either No 13 or No 20]

 

Sonata in A minor

Hammer, Mosche (violin) / Beauvais, William (guitar)

CD: CBC Records Musica Viva (Dances and Romances for Violin) MVCD 1071

 

Introduction & Variations

Hasson, Maurice (violin) / Brown, Ian (piano)

LP: Enigma VAR 1025

[The Sonata a preghiera ?]

 

Caprice

Jarry, Gérard (violin)

LP: Club National du Disque CND 40

[The number recorded was not specified]

 

6 Caprices

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin)

LP (2) [fold out]: Melodiya (Leonid Kogan Complete Collection, Vol. 20: Early Recordings) C10 31957 007

Recorded 1947 or 1949

[The numbers recorded were not specified. Kogan appears to have recorded at least seven Caprices: Nos. 4, 6, 7, 9, 21, 23 and 24]

 

Caprices

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin)

LP: Melodiya C 11271/2

[The numbers recorded were not specified. Kogan appears to have recorded at least seven Caprices: Nos. 4, 6, 7, 9, 21, 23 and 24]

 

Centone Sonatas

Kohon, Harold (violin) / Shaughnessy, Robert (guitar)

LP: SMC 1119

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Sonata

Lafond, Jules (violin)

78 (10"): Grand Pree 18141

 

Piéce de salon

Lauridsen, Laif Møller (guitar)

LP: HBS KLP 1539

CD: White Puma Records 7368

Recorded July 1981

[This piece does not match any work in Chanterelle's three volume set (catalogue numbers 097, 098 & 099) of Paganini's complete works for solo guitar]

 

Caprice

Melsa, Daniel (violin)

78 (10"): Edison Diamond Disc 80194

[The number recorded was not specified]

 

Caprice

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin)

CD: Malibran (The Young Menuhin) CDRG 135

[The number recorded was not specified]

 

Sonata No 1

Milne, Dennis (double bass) / Russell, David (guitar)

LP: Festival FC 501

Recorded 7 December 1978 (London, England)

[Arranged for double bass and guitar]

 

3 Caprices

Milstein, Nathan (violin)

CD (4): Music & Arts (Nathan Milstein: Concert Performances and Broadcasts, 1942–1969) CD–4972(4)

Recorded sometime between 1942 & 1969

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Sonata No 4 for Violin & Guitar

Minella, Aldo (guitar)

LP: Philips 6570 995

[Arranged by Aldo Minella for guitar]

 

Sonata 4

Montrucchio, Rosealba (flute) / Preda, Maurizio (guitar)

LP: Ariston ARLP 12415

[Arranged for flute and guitar]

 

Sonatine

Ozim, Igor (violin) / Capitani, Anna de (piano)

CD: Koch-Schwann (Virtuoso Violin Hits, Vol. 1) 318 282

 

Quartet in C

Paganini Guitar Quartet

LP: Oscar Disc OS 150

[The guitar quartets Nos 2 and 5 are in C major]

 

3 Caprices

Pikaizen, Viktor Alexandrovich (violin)

LP: Eurodisc 78463

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Sonata for Guitar and Violin

Pitter, Zdenek (guitar)

LP (10"): Supraphon DM 5343

[The Grand Sonata ?]

 

Gavotte Variata

Pollak, Robert (violin) / ? (piano)

78 (10"): Homochord P 5001

[Arranged by Corti for violin and piano]

 

Dialogo tra una vecchia e una giovane

Porroni, Roberto (guitar)

LP: Sipario Dischi (Manoscritti inediti per chitarra) CS 1 [Italian pressing]

Recorded c.1981 (RDS Studio, Milan, Italy)

[Side B, track #4. This work was published by Zimmermann in 1964 ('Dialogo tra una vecchia e una giovane / Dialogue between an old and a young woman / Scherzo for guitar') and edited by Siegfried Behrend. It does not match any work in Chanterelle's three volume set (catalogue numbers 097, 098 & 099) of Paganini's complete works for solo guitar. I can find no other references to, or recordings of, a 'Dialogo tra una vecchia e una giovane' by Paganini]

 

Sonata in C major

Reagin, Brian (violin) / Kauffman, Irvin (guitar)

CD: Alanna Records 5552

 

Ghiribizzi, Minuets & Sonatinas

Saldarelli, V. (guitar)

LP: Frequenz DAM 1

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

18 Sonatas for Violin & Guitar, Volume 1

Salvatore, Antonio (violin) / Ambrosio (guitar)

LP (3): Ars Nova AVST 36246

[The 18 Centone di Sonate ?]

 

3 Sonatas from Op. 2

Sekler, Mikhail (violin) / Garin, Andrei (guitar)

LP: Melodiya C10 26749

[The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Minuet in F major

Shkolnikova, Nelli (violin) / Yedlina, Lyubov (piano)

LP (10"): Melodiya D 5530/1

[Arranged for violin and piano. The 2nd movement (Andantino trescando) of the Duet, MS 110, No 4 ?]

 

Caprices

Stalanowski, Stefan (violin)

LP: Muza SXL 0904

Recorded 1972 (Wieniawski Competition)

[Live recording. The numbers recorded were not specified]

 

Introduction & Variations

Stein, Alexandre (cello) / Mersson (piano)

LP: Hug HC 8052 [Swiss-only issue]

[Arranged for cello and piano]

 

Romance

Suk, Josef (violin and conductor) / Prague Chamber Orchestra

CD: Lotos (World Famous Romances) LT 0021–2

 

Pièce intime

Thomatos, Spiro (solo guitar)

LP: Elite (Kammermusik für Gitarre und Klavier) PLPS 30068

Recorded c.1964

[This work is published by Zimmermann (catalogue number ZM 1863) and edited by Thomatos, himself. It does not match any work in Chanterelle's three volume set (catalogue numbers 097, 098 & 099) of Paganini's complete works for solo guitar. I can find no other references to, or recordings of, a 'Pièce intime' (Intimate piece) by Paganini]

 

Adagio

Thomatos, Spiro (guitar)

LP: Jecklin 142

 

Sonatina

Topolski, Zlatko (violin) / Dugan, Čedomil (piano)

LP: Jugoton LSY 66052

Recorded 1979

 

Caprice

Urushihara, Asako (violin)

LP (4): Fontec FONX 5014

[The number recorded was not specified]

 

Sonata

Varga, Ruben George (violin) / Mendelson (piano)

LP: Musical Heritage Society MHS 3979

[Arranged for violin and piano]

 

Drei Sonatinen für Signora de Lucca: No. II

Wangler, Rudolf (guitar)

LP: Da Camera Song SM 95049

CD: Bayer Records (Niccolo Paganini: Guitare et Violon) BR 100 208

Recorded 20 November 1974 (Tonstudio van Geest, Sandhausen bei Heidelberg, Germany)

[This 'Sonatina' does not match any piece on Frederic Zigante's 4 CD set of Paganini's complete music for solo guitar. Bayer CD erronously states recording date as 1984]

 

Caprice

Wei, Xi (violin)

LP (4): Fontec FONX 5014

[The number recorded was not specified]

 

Fantasia in D

? (cello) / Accompanist ?

CD: Koch-Schwann Meisterhaft gespielt (Das Violincello, Vol. 2) 317 082

[The Sonata a preghiera played by Werner Thomas ?]

 

Title of piece unspecified

 

Baker, Timothy (violin)

LP: Melodiya (Winners of the 7th Tchaikovsky Competition) C10 18097

 

Barrueco, Manuel (guitar)

LP (3): FSM 666753

[The Sonatas, MS 27 (Op 3), Nos 1 & 6 arranged for solo guitar ?]

 

Bitetti, Ernesto (guitar)

LP: Hispavox HHS 10400

 

Bolshoi Theatre Violinists Ensemble

LP: Elite CSLP 6007

[Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Caprice No 24]

 

Bolshoi Theatre Violinists Ensemble

LP: EMI (Stringtime in Moscow) SXLP 30188

[Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Caprice No 24]

 

Bolshoi Theatre Violinists Ensemble

LP: Monitor MCS 2035

[Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Caprice No 24]

 

Bolshoi Theatre Violinists Ensemble

LP: Supraphon SUA 10015

[Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Caprice No 24]

 

Boulier, Christophe (violin) / Schon, Miklos (piano)

CD: REM (10 Pieces pour violin et piano) REM 311256

 

Czermak, Stefan (violin)

LP: Muza SXL 905

Recorded 1972 (Wieniawski Competition)

[Live recording]

 

Despalj, Valter (cello) or Klima, J. (violin)

LP: Jugoton (Yugoslavian Artists) SLY 66093 [prefix may be 'LSY']

 

Fisk, Eliot (guitar)

LP: Musical Heritage Society MHS 4793

 

Fisk, Eliot (guitar)

LP: Musical Heritage Society (Bell' Italia) MHS 913387

 

Frauchi, Alexander (guitar)

LP: EGREM LD 4538

Recorded 1986 (International Guitar Festival, Havanna)

[Live recording]

 

Funke, Christian (violin)

LP: Eterna 729193

 

Gali, Lionel (violin)

LP: EMI (Pieces Celebres) C053 11641

 

Garam, Lajos (violin) / Viitasalo, Marita (piano)

LP: Ponsi (Cantabile) PEALP 25

[The 'Cantabile', presumably, from the album title?]

 

Gawriloff, Saschko (violin)

CD: Tacet (What about this, Mr. Paganini?) 36

[Possibly accompanied on the piano by Kira Ratner]

 

Georgiadis, John (violin)

LP: CBS 73690

[Possibly the Moto Perpetuo with piano accompaniment by S. Georgiadis]

 

Georgieva, Mila (violin)

LP: Balkanton BKA 12293

[Recorded by Georgieva at age 12]

 

Gimbernard, Jacinto (violin)

LP: Fundacion RI 12879

 

Graf, Peter-Lucas (flute) / Ragossnig, Konrad (guitar)

CD: Bayer Records (Flute & Guitar Encores) 100 121

 

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

LP: Philips 6806 097

[Single movement, or extract, from either the 1st or 4th Violin Concerto]

 

Gulli, Franco (violin)

LP [fold out]: Unicef (The Splendour of Violin) FCN 13

 

Hamada, M. (guitar) or Shinma, H. (guitar)

LP: Denon (Historical Guitar Collection) OX 7013

 

Hasson, Maurice (violin)

LP: ASV (Brilliant Showpieces) ACM 2044

 

Heifetz, Jascha (violin)

LP: RCA Victor (Immortal Performances) RVC 1562 [Japanese pressing]

 

Jucker, Rama (cello)

LP: Jecklin 192

 

Kantajian, Gerard (violin)

LP: Discopaedia Masters of the Bow Studio Series MBS 2016

Recorded 1983

[Live recording]

 

Kantorow, Jean-Jacques (violin)

LP: Arion ARN 31954

 

Klasinc, Walter (violin)

LP (2) [fold out]: EMI (Biedermeier Salon Music) C187 29307

 

Klein, F. (clarinet)

LP: Aulos AUL 68529

 

Kogan, Leonid Borisovich (violin)

LP (2) [fold out]: Melodiya (Leonid Kogan Complete Collection, Vol. 4) M 48687–8/C 28095–6

Recorded at the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Moscow, Russia

[Live recording]

 

Kohlhaußen, Wolfgang (violin & conductor) / Fonte di Musica Chamber Orchestra

LP: Zauber Der Violine B 6677

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin)

LP: Eterna 826957

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin)

LP (2): Eurodisc 300425406

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin)

LP: Melodiya (Romantic Miniatures) 150002

 

Kremer, Gidon (violin)

LP: Victor VIC 2112 [Japanese pressing]

 

Kubelik, Jan (violin)

CD: Pearl (Great Virtuosi of the Golden Age, Vol. 2) GEMM CD 9120

Between sometime between 1906 & 1912

 

Kubelik, Jan (violin)

LP: Supraphon 10113193

 

Kubelik, Jan (violin)

CD: Symposium (Great Violinists, Vol. 2) 1072

Between 1902–34

 

Kubinyi, Attila (violin)

LP: Etcetera (Con Sentimento, Vol. 1) 301137

Recorded 1981

 

Leonard, Ronald (cello)

LP: Summy–Birchard (The Suzuki Cello School, Volume 2) CO 27905

 

Ma, Yo-Yo (cello)

LP: CBS (Portrait) 1P 7869

 

Marion, A. (flute)

LP [fold out]: Lyrinx LYR 10

 

Marion, A. (flute)

LP [fold out]: Syrinx (Flute Belle Epoque) 877010

[Note similarity of record label name to that of previous entry – may be 'Lyrinx' 877010]

 

Meier, P. (guitar)

LP: Musik Knob MK 2204

1980s

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin)

LP: Angel (An Autobiography in Music) PRO 4038

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin)

LP: Discotheque DST 1003

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin)

LP (2): EMI (Le Violon du Siecle) EX 7 54218

 

Menuhin, Yehudi (violin)

LP (4): EMI (Unissued Recordings, 1929–1939) EX 2908703

 

Mikkola (violin)

LP: Sampo (Sampo's Young Soloists, 1984) 1

Recorded 1984

 

Molenat, C. (trumpet)

LP: FCM 333

 

Musici Pragensis / ? (conductor)

LP: Supraphon SUAST 50930

 

Neaman, Yfrah (violin)

LP (10"): Manhattan SRO 80

 

Oliveira, Elmar (violin) / McDonald, Robert (piano)

CD (2): VoxBox CDX 5086

 

Oliveira, Elmar (violin)

LP: Vox DVCL 9057

Recorded 1982

[Possibly accompanied on the paino by Robert McDonald]

 

Ozim, Igor (violin) / Capitani, Anna de (piano)

CD: Koch-Schwann (Virtuoso Violin Hits, Vol. 2) 318 292

 

Palola, Erkki (violin)

LP: Chaconne EPLP 1

Recorded 1981

 

Pasquier, Régis (violin) / Ghiglia, Oscar (guitar)

LP: Angel (Sonatas for Violin & Guitar, Volume 1) 3CBX 425 [Brazilian pressing]

 

Pellerite, James (flute)

LP: Coronet 1710

 

Pennanen, Kaarlo (violin) / Viitala-Aaltio (piano)

LP: CS CSLP 102

 

Pennanen, Kaarlo (violin) / Viitala-Aaltio (piano)

LP: CS (Liebeslied) CSLP 106

 

Perlman, Itzhak (violin) / Sanders, Samuel (piano)

LP: Angel EAC 85045 [Japanese pressing]

[Arranged for violin and piano. Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Sonata in E minor, Op 3, No 6]

 

Perlman, Itzhak (violin) / Sanders, Samuel (piano)

LP [fold out]: EMI 1034221

[Arranged for violin and piano. Either the Moto Perpetuo or the Sonata in E minor, Op 3, No 6]

 

Perlman, Itzhak (violin)

LP: EMI C047 2702

 

Poulet, Gérard Georges (violin) / Blanchot, Maurice (piano)

LP [fold out]: Deesse DDLX 58 [French disc]

Recorded 1973

 

Poulet, Gérard Georges (violin)

LP (2): Deva REN 1 [French disc]

 

Prihoda, Vasa (violin)

LP: Past Masters PM 23

 

Prihoda, Vasa (violin)

LP: Supraphon 110398

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

LP: Decca 641901

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

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

 

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

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: The Making of a Legend, Vol. 3) URS 50080

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: The Making of a Legend, Vol. 3) URS 50080

[Arranged by Paul Kochanski. La Campanella ?]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: The Making of a Legend, Vol. 3) URS 50080

[Arranged by Fritz Kreisler]

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Ricci: The Making of a Legend, Vol. 4) URS 50110

 

Ricci, Ruggiero (violin)

CD: One-Eleven, Ltd. (Virtuoso Recital) URS 91010

 

Rieber, Michael (double bass) / Schumacher, Gotz (piano)

CD: Bayer Records (Romances for Double Bass) 100 216

[Arranged for double bass and piano. The Sonata a preghiera ?]

 

Rüssmann, Winfried (violin) / Piazzini (piano)

LP: Outsider (Virtuoso Dances) 103

Recorded 1986

 

Sebon, Karl-Bernard (flute)

LP [fold out]: Schwann VMS 483

Recorded 1978

 

Silberstein, Jascha (cello) / Hall, L. (piano)

LP: Musical Heritage Society (The Virtuoso Cello Sound) MHS 3272

[Arranged for cello and piano]

 

Sitkovetsky, Julian Gregorevich (violin)

LP: Muza (Masterly Performances) SX 1726

 

Steinmann (recorder)

LP: Claves Records D8001

Recorded c.1979

 

Stutz, Reiner (guitar)

CD: FSM-Fono FCD 97723

 

Suzuki, Ivao (guitar)

LP (2) [fold out]: RCA Victor SMK 9003

Recorded 1972

 

Szenthelyi, Miklós (violin)

LP: Hungaroton SLPX 11677

 

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

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

[The 1st concerto is part of this 14 disc set; the 3rd and 4th concertos may be included in it also]

 

Tortelier, Paul (cello)

LP (3): EMI SLS 2700013

[The Sonata a Preghiera and/or Moto Perpetuo]

 

Tsutsumi, Tsuyoshi (cello)

LP (2): NHK 113

 

Unno, Yoshio (violin) / Jinzai, A. (piano)

LP: Crown LW 5104

 

Vardi, Emanuel (viola)

LP: EV Productions, Inc. EV 100

 

Varga, Tibor (violin)

LP: Tibor Varga (Historic Recordings) 11542

[The Sonata a preghiera ?]

 

Varshavsky, Mark (cello) / Lacoste, Christine (instrument ?)

CD: Ducale (A Century of Italian Music from Scarlatti to Paganini) DUC 19

[The Sonata a preghiera ?]

 

Vecsey, Ferenc von (violin)

CD: Pearl (The Electric Recordings) GEMM CD 9498

[Vox or Polydor recording(s) dating from 1925 or early 1930s. One, or more, from Caprices Nos. 2, 13 and 14 ?]

 

Webber, Russell (violin)

LP: Gamut (Violin Music From Many Lands) N80P 527

 

Williams, John (guitar)

CD: Columbia MS2EYE 6696

[Caprice No. 24 and/or the Grand sonata ?]

 

Wurman, Hans (Moog synthesizer)

LP: RCA Victrola (The Moog Strikes Bach) VICS 1489

[Arranged for Moog synthesizer]

 

Zsigmondy, Denes (violin)

CD: Klavier (The Romantic Violin) KCD 11037

 

Zuckerman, Pinchas (violin)

LP: CBS M 36689

 

Orchestra ? / ? (conductor)

LP (10"): Melodiya (Symphonic Orchestra) D 28307

 

? (guitar)

CD: CBS (Greatest Hits of the Guitar) MLK 45522

[John Williams playing the Caprice No. 24 and/or the Grand sonata ?]

 

Instrumentalist(s) ?

LP: Airedale (Les Petits Violons) LUL 501

 

Instrumentalist(s) ?

LP: Profile (Musikalische Konfetti) 120668

 

Instrumentalist(s) ?

LP: Vox (Paganini: His Story and His Music) VL 2650

 

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