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Artist : Viktoria Mullova (violin),  Sir Neville Marriner (cond),  
 Academy of St Martin in the Fileds
Title : Mendelssohn - Violin Concertos 


RELEASE DATE : 10. Oct. 2019
FORMAT : Vinyl
CAT NO : LP43136
DISC : 1 LP 
BARCODE : 8808678161366

Recorded : London, 1/1990  
Artists and repertoire production: Eve Edwards  
Recording producer, balance engineer: Hein Dekker 
Recording engineers: Fiona Gale, Willem van Leeuwen 
Tape editor: Fiona Gale  


• From the original masters of Universal Music  
• Audiophile analogue mastering by Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios   
• 180g audiophile virgin vinyl pressed by Pallas Group GmbH in Germany 

The Classical Catalogue is particularly rich in fine recordings of the Mendelssohn E minor Violin Concerto. But Viktoria Mullova’s account is second to none, and she is splendidly accompanied by Marriner and his ASMF. The performance has great 
warmth and freshness. That moment on which so much depends, the preparation for the arrival of the first movement’s second subject, does not disappoint. Indeed the lovely melody arrives with the utmost naturalness and at the beginning of the falling solo arpeggio.  Mullova’s momentary tenuto is ravishing. She phrases the slow movement most beautifully, too, and Marriner ensures that it does not languish, moving on the middle section persuasively. The finale dances and effervesces gleefully. The recording is one of Philips’s very best, which means the balance is natural; the solo timbre does not betray an excessively close microphone, yet is consistently full and beautiful, without in any way lacking presence. The orchestra has bloom as well as wight, and all necessary brilliance.  Gramophone 

Mendelssohn - Violin Concertos

  • Track List


    Side 1 
    Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 
    1. Allegro molto appassionato 
    2. Andante 
    3. Allegretto non troppo 
    4. Allegro molto vivace 

    Side 2 
    Violin Concerto in D minor 
    1. Allegro molto 
    2. Andante 
    3. Allegro 

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