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|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 18|
The Romantic Violin Concerto series reaches Belgium and the music of Joseph Jongen. Philippe Graffin (a familiar presence in this series) collaborates with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic and Martyn Brabbins in Jongen’s Violin Concerto, one of his ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 1 – Saint-Saëns|
'Hyperion holds a trump card in Philippe Graffin, whose elegant, emotionally charged playing is strongly reminiscent of the young Menuhin (he has a si ...
‘Philippe Graffin is fully equal to [the] formidable technical demands, and also strikes an essential spark illuminating the music’s character and pas ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 2 – Stanford|
'A discovery of major importance. First class … this masterful work speaks with a distinctly beautiful voice and has a perfect advocate in Marwo ...
‘Here’s a real find: a major Romantic violin concerto by a British composer. Anthony Marwood is an inspired choice of soloist, with a silvery tone and ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 3 – Hubay|
'These last two of Hubay’s four violin concertos make a most attractive addition to Hyperion’s emergent series of Romantic violin concertos … The ...
'This third volume in Hyperion's Romantic Violin Concerto series may make you wonder why Hubay's Third Concerto has escaped the attention of virtually ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 4 – Moszkowski & Karłowicz|
'Tasmin Little's idiomatic advocacy of all three works belies the fact that none could be described as standard repertoire … handsomely produced ...
'Tasmin Little's flamboyant performance of this breathtaking display piece should be counted a jewel in her already distinguished discography' (Intern ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 5 – Coleridge-Taylor & Somervell|
'If Anthony Marwood, Martyn Brabbins and the Scottish players learnt the works especially for this recording, then they've utterly fooled me. Totally ...
'Anthony Marwood is absolutely reliable in rhythm as well as pitching, though he still loosens up at appropriate moments; and Marwood's faster tempo f ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 6 – Hubay 1 & 2|
'Hagai Shaham is something very special indeed with a sound that reminds me of Heifetz at his most silkily seductive. Both of these blazingly romantic ...
'Hagai Shaham does wonders for these neglected scores, playing with beguiling purity throughout the range, and a heart-felt intensity that makes the m ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 7 – Taneyev & Arensky|
This disc juxtaposes two significant Russian works for violin and orchestra, each written by a composer with a close relationship to Tchaikovsky, and each dedicated to the great violinist and pedagogue Leopold Auer. These two concertos are both formi ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 8 – Vieuxtemps|
Hyperion’s Romantic Violin Concerto series reaches volume 8 and the music of the Belgian composer Henry Vieuxtemps, widely considered the finest violinist in Europe after the death of Paganini. The young virtuoso Viviane Hagner, a former BBC New G ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 9 – David|
Ferdinand David is principally known today as the dedicatee of Mendelssohn’s violin concerto; he gave the premiere of the work in 1845. But in his time he was also celebrated as a composer. Hagai Shaham, a regular of this series and a master of th ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 10 – Cliffe & Erlanger|
Hyperion’s Romantic Violin Concerto series reaches its tenth volume, and turns to two composers based in England, and works which have lain hidden for decades. This disc provides a fascinating glimpse of musical history and the shifting fashions o ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 11 – Reger|
The 11th volume in Hyperion's groundbreaking Romantic Violin Concerto series features Reger in lushly lyrical mode for the two Romances while his unashamedly symphonic Violin Concerto continues in the lofty tradition of Beethoven and Brahms. The s ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 12 – Vieuxtemps|
This recording heralds a new collaboration with the brilliant young British violinist Chloë Hanslip, who, alongside the Royal Flemish Philharmonic and Martyn Brabbins, performs Henry Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concertos Nos 1 and 2, virtuoso showpieces pa ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 13 – Schumann|
Hyperion’s Romantic Violin Concerto series continues its examination of the hidden gems of the nineteenth century. Schumann’s late works for violin and orchestra had a difficult genesis but are shown as entirely worthy of repertoire status in thes ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 14 – Glazunov & Schoeck|
The brilliant young violinist Chloë Hanslip features on a second volume of Hyperion’s Romantic Violin Concerto series, here exploring works by Glazunov and Schoeck.» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 15 – Młynarski & Zarzycki|
In this latest volume of Hyperion’s Romantic Violin Concerto series, we journey to Poland for two concertos by Młynarski and two works for violin and orchestra by Zarzycki (who will be familiar to Romantic Piano Concerto collectors).» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 16 – Busoni & Strauss|
German violinist Tanja Becker-Bender returns to the Romantic Violin Concerto series having dazzled the critics with her ‘great lyrical force and tremendous sense of drama’ in her recording of the Reger concerto. Here she appears with Hyperion hous ...» More
|The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 17 – Bruch|
Award-winning violinist Jack Liebeck brings his impassioned tones, fulsome emotional display and formidable technique to the first of three albums of music by Max Bruch. This programme presents one of Bruch’s most popular pieces for violin and orc ...» More