Historic Russian Archives: Leonid Kogan Edition (10 Cd box set, ALAC)
Historic Russian Archives: Leonid Kogan Edition (10 Cd box set, ALAC)

Performer: Leonid Kogan
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Niccolo Paganini, Ernest Bloch , Dmitri Shostakovich, Edison Denisov, et al.
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 10
Format: ALAC (tracks)
Label: Brilliant Classics
Size: 2.93 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Disc: 1
01. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216: Allegro
02. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216: Adagio
03. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216: Rondeau (Allegro)
04. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: Allegro
05. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: Adagio
06. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: Allegro
07. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: Adagio
08. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: Allegro
09. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: Andante
10. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: Allegro
11. Caprice for solo violin in E major (‘The Hunt’), Op. 1/9, MS 25/9
12. Caprice for solo violin in E flat major (Posato), Op. 1/23, MS 25/23
13. Baal Shem: 3 pictures of Hassidic life, for violin & piano (or orchestra): Nigun

Disc: 2
01. Partita for violin & chamber orchestra (after J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004): Allemande
02. Partita for violin & chamber orchestra (after J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004): Courante
03. Partita for violin & chamber orchestra (after J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004): Sarabande
04. Partita for violin & chamber orchestra (after J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004): Gigue
05. Partita for violin & chamber orchestra (after J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004): Chaconne
06. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99): Nocturne: Moderato
07. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99): Scherzo: Allegro
08. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99): Passacaglia: Andante – cadenza
09. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99): Burlesque: Allegro con brio
10. Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for violin & orchestra in A minor, Op. 28

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Disc: 3
01. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major (‘Kreutzer’), Op. 47: Adagio sostenuto – Presto
02. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major (‘Kreutzer’), Op. 47: Andante con variazioni
03. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major (‘Kreutzer’), Op. 47: Finale: Presto
04. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major (‘The Cockcrow’), Op. 96: Allegro moderato
05. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major (‘The Cockcrow’), Op. 96: Adagio espressivo
06. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major (‘The Cockcrow’), Op. 96: Scherzo: Allegro
07. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major (‘The Cockcrow’), Op. 96: Poco allegretto

Disc: 4
01. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: Allegro moderato
02. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: Canzonetta: Andante
03. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: Finale: Allegro vivacissimo
04. Valse-scherzo, for violin & orchestra (or violin & piano) in C major, Op. 34
05. Souvenir d’un lieu cher, for violin & piano (or orchestra), Op. 42: Méditation
06. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor (‘Grétry’), Op. 37: Allegro non troppo – Moderato
07. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor (‘Grétry’), Op. 37: Adagio
08. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor (‘Grétry’), Op. 37: Allegro con fuoco

Disc: 5
01. Poème, for violin & orchestra, Op. 25
02. Fantasy on Bizet’s ‘Carmen,’ for violin & orchestra (or piano), Op. 25
03. Légende, for violin & orchestra (or piano) in G minor, Op. 17
04. Violin Concerto, Op. 14: Allegro
05. Violin Concerto, Op. 14: Andante
06. Violin Concerto, Op. 14: Presto in moto perpetuoso
07. Adagio for violin & orchestra in E major, K. 261

Disc: 6
01. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: Allegro ma non troppo
02. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: Larghetto
03. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: Rondo: Allegro
04. Romance for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40
05. Ruins of Athens, incidental music, Op. 113: Turkish March (from overture)
06. Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven, for violin & piano
07. Carmen Fantasy, for violin & orchestra
08. Thaïs, opera in 3 acts: Méditation, for violin and orchestra

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Disc: 7
01. Violin Concerto in D minor (also arranged for violin & piano): Allegro con fermezza
02. Violin Concerto in D minor (also arranged for violin & piano): Andante sostenuto
03. Violin Concerto in D minor (also arranged for violin & piano): Allegro vivace
04. Concerto-Rhapsody for violin & orchestra in B flat minor
05. Nocturne & Tarantella for violin & piano, Op. 28, M30

Disc: 8
01. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: Allegretto molto ed appassionato
02. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: Allegretto espressivo alla romanza
03. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: Allegro animato
04. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: Allegro con brio
05. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: Allegretto quasi andantino
06. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: Allegro molto vivace
07. Iberia Suite, for piano, B. 47: El Puerto
08. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Sevilla
09. Ariettes oubliées (6), song cycle for voice & piano, L. 60: Il pleure dans mon coeur, for violin and piano
10. Morceaux (3) de salon, for violin & piano, Op. 32: Rondino, for violin and piano
11. Malagueña, for violin & piano, Op. 21/1

Disc: 9
01. Trio élégiaque, for piano & strings in D minor, Op. 9: Moderato
02. Trio élégiaque, for piano & strings in D minor, Op. 9: Quasi variazione: Andante
03. Trio élégiaque, for piano & strings in D minor, Op. 9: Allegro risoluto
04. Violin Concerto No. 2 in C Major, Op. 23: Allegro con fuoco
05. Violin Concerto No. 2 in C Major, Op. 23: Moderato
06. Violin Concerto No. 2 in C Major, Op. 23: Allegro moderato con fuoco

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Disc: 10
01. Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8: Allegro ben moderato
02. Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8: Allegro
03. Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8: Recitativo – Fantasia
04. Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8: Allegretto poco mosso
05. Fantasia for violin & piano in C major (‘Sei mir gegrüsst!’), D. 934 (Op. posth. 159): Andante molto
06. Fantasia for violin & piano in C major (‘Sei mir gegrüsst!’), D. 934 (Op. posth. 159): Allegretto
07. Fantasia for violin & piano in C major (‘Sei mir gegrüsst!’), D. 934 (Op. posth. 159): Andantino
08. Fantasia for violin & piano in C major (‘Sei mir gegrüsst!’), D. 934 (Op. posth. 159): Allegro vivace – Allegretto – Presto
09. Fantasie for violin & orchestra (piano) in C major, Op. 131

The Russian Master!

Leonid Kogan occupies a privileged place of honor at the time of quoting the great soloists of the instrument. His igneous vitality, mercurial energy, indomitable artistic conviction and unrestricted passion with which he “played” with the violin as it were made Kogan (1924-1978) a legend that transcended the barriers of spellbinding virtuosity to become obligatory reference, alpha and omega for many accomplished violinists of the present and future.

This ambitious selection contains only a part of the immense legacy of his recorded output and includes a series of recitals and concerts at the former Soviet Union.

Despite the poor sound typical of existing technology at the time, such is the magnificence of his style and his ineffable musicality that automatically you can easily block these external factors.

Do not miss this golden opportunity.

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