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Yehudi Menuhin plays Mendelssohn, Brahms and Sarasate

Hollywood Symphony orchestra, Antal Dorati - "Concert Magic"

Yehudi Menuhin plays Mendelssohn, Brahms and Sarasate Hollywood Symphony orchestra, Antal Dorati - "Concert Magic"

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A unique documentary. Menuhin filmed for Hollywood in the Mendelssohn Concerto.

This is one of the most surprising images, that of Yehudi Menuhin filmed in Charlie Chaplin's studios in Hollywood in 1947 and conducted by Antal Dorati with the Hollywood Symphonic Orchestra formed especially for the occasion.

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Program

  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
    • 1. Allegro, molto appassionato
    • 2. Andante
    • 3. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace
  • Johannes Brahms / Joseph Joachim, Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor (transcription for Violin and Piano)
  • Johannes Brahms / Joseph Joachim, Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F-sharp Minor (transcription for Violin and Piano)
  • Pablo de Sarasate, Malagueña, Op. 21 No. 1
  • Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish Dances, Op. 23
    • No. 1, Playera – Spanish Dance No. 5
  • Antonio Bazzini, Calabrese, Op. 34 No. 6

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Paul Gordon
  • Venue: Charlie Chaplin Studios (Hollywood, USA)
  • Production date: 1947
  • Recording date: 1947
  • Duration: 44 min
  • Production: © Euroarts Music International / Concert Films Corporation
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Yehudi Menuhin | Violinist
  • Adolph Baller | Pianist
  • Hollywood Symphony Orchestra
  • Antal Doráti | Conductor
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