MENUHIN, Yehudi: Concert Magic



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Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1
Violin Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
Ave Maria
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (arr. A. Wilhelmj)
Scherzo-tarantelle, Op. 16
Ave Maria
Chopin, Fryderyk - Composer
Mazurka No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 7, No. 1
Etudes, Op. 10
Waltz No. 14 in E minor, Op. posth.
Liszt, Franz - Composer
3 Etudes de concert, S144/R5
3 Etudes, Op. 104b
Paganini, Nicolo - Composer
Moto perpetuo, Op. 11, MS 72
24 Caprices, Op. 1 (arr. F. Kreisler)
Schubert, Franz - Composer
Erlkonig, Op. 1, D. 328
Ellen's Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" (arr. A. Wilhelmj)
6 Romances, Op. 6
L'arte del violino: Caprice in D major, Op. 3, No. 23, "Il Labirinto Armonico" (arr. D Ferdinand)
Novacek, Ottokar - Composer
Perpetuum mobile, Op. 5, No. 4

Venue: Charlie Chaplin Studios, Hollywood
Date of Concert: 1947
Playing Time: 02:01:00
Television Director: Gordon, Paul
Producer: Gordon, Paul
Documentary Title: The Story Behind "Concert Magic"
Catalogue Number: EuroArts5415
UPC: 0880242541581

This concert features virtuoso violinist Yehudi Menuhin (1916–1999) at the Charlie Chaplin Studios in 1947. Together with various artists he performed classical and romantic works of famous composers such as Beethoven, Wieniawski, Bach, Paganini and others. Yehudi Menuhin in Concert Magic is the very first concert film produced by and for Hollywood. This concert was premiered at the Stage Door Cinema in San Francisco for movie audiences. Yehudi Menuhin was at the age of 32 and was at the pinnacle of his fame.

Bonus features:

- The Story behind "Concert Magic" - Yehudi Menuhin in conversation with Humphrey Burton

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