Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 2 – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra… (1966/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler & Yehudi Menuhin (1966/2012)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 2 [EMI Remaster 2011]

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 64:58 minutes | 671 MB
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front cover

Acclaimed violinist Yehudi Menuhin delivers first-rate performances of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor and Bartok’s Violin Concerto No.2. His stunning tone, intensity and overall virtuosity are engaging and warm. Menuhin is joined by noted conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra. The set will go down as one of the finest violin performances of all time and Menuhin remains one of the most accomplished violinists of the century. (more…)

Camille Saint-Saens – Complete Works for Violin and Orchestra & Cello and Orchestra (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44.1kHz]

Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège & Soloists Of The Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel –
Camille Saint-Saёns: Complete Works for Violin and Orchestra & Cello and Orchestra (3CD, 2013)

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 232:56 minutes | 2,29 GB
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz.com | Digital booklet

This ambitious project consists of a recording of the complete music for violin and orchestra and cello and orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns. No major composer of the last two centuries, in any land, has matched Saint-Saëns’s devotion to the concertante form. This recording project, presenting his complete works for violin and orchestra and for cello and orchestra, provides a rare (indeed a unique!) opportunity to perceive the gradual development of Saint-Saëns’s style. (more…)