Violin Concerto No. 3 op.61

Composers: Camille Saint-Saens
Conductor: Andrzej Straszynski
Soloist: Vadim Brodsky
Orchestra: Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Genre: Concert
Label: Red Line
Booklet with lyrics/libretto: no
CDs / Unit: 1
Cat-Nr.: 47140-2
Total Time: 47:16
Recordingdate: Aug 88
Technologie: Digital
Release Date: Sep 96


This CD includes the three most known works for violin and orchestra completed by the French composer Camille Saint-Sans. The third and last concerto for violin and orchestra is one of the most favourite works for all violinists and the excellent Polish virtuoso Vadim Brodsky offers a brilliant performance with the accomplished playing of the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Andrzej Straszynski. (Look for the same forces performing Tchaikovsky's violin concerto - Ref. 47144-2.) Vadim Brodsky will also appear on upcoming Wieniawski releases.

- The very best in Saint-Sa‰ns' music for violin and orchestra
- Performances of the highest standard with excellent recording
- quality
- Appealing artwork and the usual budget price
- Coupling not otherwise available

Table of MP3 Tracks

No. Tracktitle Tracktime Price put into basket  
Disc 1
Allegro non troppo
Violin Concerto No. 3 op.61, B minor
08.49 2,00 €
Andantino quasi allegretto
Violin Concerto No. 3 op.61, B minor
07.59 2,00 €
Molto moderato e maestoso
Violin Concerto No. 3 op.61, B minor
11.07 3,00 €
Havanaise op.38
09.48 2,00 €
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso op.28
09.03 2,00 €

Reviews: (17.08.2007)

"Vadim Brodsky brings pleasing warmth and artfulness to Saint-Saëns' Violin Concertos"

American Record Guide (17.06.2004)

"These are simply the finest performances of all of these works that I know on CD ... Vadim Brodsky has a virtuoso technique...wide range of color, sensitive use of nuance, wide range of dynamics and a strong personality ... orchestra has an actual dialog with the soloist"

Gramophone (17.06.2004)

"Excellent soloist"

American Record Guide (D) (17.06.2004)

"Dies sind einfach die schönsten Aufnahmen all dieser Werke, die ich auf CD kenne ... Vadim Brodsky besitzt eine virtuose Technik ... Breit gefächterte Farbpalette, einfühlsame Nuancierung, große Auswahl an dynamischen Möglichkeiten und eine bestechende Persönlichkeit ... das Orchester steht in lebendigem Dialog mit dem Solisten"

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