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Wieniawski – Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Op. 22 & Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

Music Minus One Violin

By Henri Wieniawski

Book/Online Audio Violin
Music Minus One Violin. Composed by Henri Wieniawski (1835-1880) and Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908). Sheet music. Music Minus One. Classical. Softcover Audio Online. 16 pages. Music Minus One #MMO3113. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400262).

Item Number: HL.400262

ISBN 9781596151420. 9.0x12.25x0.071 inches.

This collection contains two of the Romantic Era's neglected treasures. Henryk Wieniawski, though little known today, was a potent figure in the 19th century, an almost unparalleled virtuoso violinist and a respected composer. His D minor concerto, op. 22, was premiered in St. Petersburg in 1862 and is a Romantic-era treasure. Pablo de Sarasate's 'Zigeunerweisen' ('Gypsy ways') is a wonderful fantasia on Romany themes composed in 1878. Both of these concerti are wonderful and often overlooked. But take our advice and discover them – they will not disappoint! Contains a printed score with access to online recordings featuring both concerti in split-channel stereo with the violinist on the right channel; then again in a stereo accompaniment version minus the solo violin part. Performed by Geoffrey Applegate, violin Accompaniment: Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Emil Kahn The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

  • Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, op. 22  Performed by Henri Wieniawski
  • Zigeunerweisen ('Gypsy Ways'), op. 20  Performed by Pablo De Sarasate
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  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • February 11, 2009 wow

    i LOVED this edition!!! it was soo perfectly thirteen and i just played these peices for a preformance. it was so helpful to have them all in one book!

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  • February 28, 2008 Great pieces - stupid marketing though

    Both of these pieces are absolutely astounding - Mr. Applegate isn't too bad either (I would still recommend looking at other violinists' recordings). As for the marketing... umm wow -.- Both of these pieces are FAR from 'neglected treasures' - they're very common repertoire. And Wieniawski is not "little known today...

    ", every decent violinist on the planet knows at last one piece by this blow-away composer! Very few people are foolish enough to "overlook" these pieces - i HIGHLY suggest you consider these beauties (:

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