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Romantic Violin

Joshua Bell Audio CD
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
listen  1. Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor - Transcr. Joseph JoachimJoshua Bell 3:22$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26 - 2. AdagioSir Neville Marriner 9:28Album Only
listen  3. Paganini: CantabileJoshua Bell 4:08$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Barber: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op.14 - 2. AndanteBaltimore Symphony Orchestra 8:49Album Only
listen  5. Kreisler: Schön RosmarinPaul Coker 1:58$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Kreisler: Tambourin chinoisPaul Coker 3:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op.77 - 2. AdagioThe Cleveland Orchestra 9:09Album Only
listen  8. Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A - 1. Allegretto ben moderatoJean-Yves Thibaudet 6:10$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Wieniawski: Romance from Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.22 - 2. RomanceVladimir Ashkenazy 4:52$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. Kreisler: LiebesfreudPaul Coker 3:46$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. Kreisler: LiebesleidPaul Coker 3:41$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op.35 - 2. Canzonetta (Andante)Vladimir Ashkenazy 6:53$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen13. Massenet: Méditation de ThaïsAndrew Litton 5:13$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen14. Lalo: Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op.21 - 5. Rondo (Allegro)Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 8:07Album Only

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (July 13, 2004)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Decca
  • ASIN: B0002EQ40E
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #56,552 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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The internationally known violinist performs the works of Barber, Brahms, Bruch, Franck, Kreisler, Lalo, Massenet, Tchaikovsky, & Wieniawski with contributions from the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (conducted by Sir Neville Marriner), the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 14 tracks.

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60 of 60 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Joshua Bell's playing is breathtaking! July 30, 2004
By pinky
Format:Audio CD
Joshua's recordings of these various pieces are absolutely beautiful and breathtaking--technical perfection from a true virtuoso. His playing evokes warmth and emotion without going to the extremes. However, this is a compilation album, and that is where the problem lies. It seems as though the songs were just randomly tossed together and slapped with the title "Romantic Violin"--an obvious marketing ploy by Decca to cash in on the success of Joshua's Sony release "Romance of the Violin". I doubt Joshua had any say in this album's content as it seriously lacks any cohesion. Take the last track for example: the Rondo from Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole, which is fast, joyful and vibrant. A more suitable choice would have been the Andante, which is slower and sets the mood better. Overall, I would say that this is a good album to "just have." Therefore, I give it 4 stars.

I recommend "The Kreisler Album"--in my opinion one of Joshua's best recordings--since many of the tracks on this album are taken from it. The selection of pieces flows much better in it than in this album. And if you are really seeking romance from Joshua, look to the "Romance of the Violin." You will instantly be drawn in by the ravishingly beautiful music, and perhaps even be in tears after listening to it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars a loud romance March 28, 2009
Format:Audio CD
My main `complaint' with this album is that for a CD labeled the romantic violin, the orchestra, overpowers the playing of the violin in so many instances. Now I know from attending symphonies, even those where Joshua Bell has played, this is often the case - the way the composer wrote it. I know it still does not have to be interpreted this way and I do not like having to turn up and down the volume when I am listening to music to appreciate the nuances of the soloist or having the orchestra parts overwhelm me, my neighbors or the car sitting next to me. I am a huge admirer of Joshua Bell for years and remember telling lovers of classical music what a star he would be. He has fulfilled his promise. I just wish his recording companies would
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent as ever April 25, 2014
By Odile G
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Beautiful, beautiful CD, I recommend to everybody. It makes me cry all the time. For romantic and passionate people only :)
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