Ruggiero Ricci ‎– Geigen Aus Cremona

Deutsche Grammophon ‎– SLPEM 136 464
Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Gatefold

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A1 Intrada
Composed By – Desplanes*
A2 Larghetto
Composed By – Nardini*
A3 Praeludium
Composed By – Vivaldi*
A4 Cantabile Und Walzer
Composed By – Paganini*
A5 Adagio
Arranged By – Friedberg*Composed By – Mozart*
A6 Improvisation, Op. 21, Nr.1
Composed By – Kabalevsky*
A7 Melodie Op. 42, Nr. 3
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*
B1 Largo
Composed By – Veracini*
B2 Siciliana
Arranged By – Dushkin*Composed By – Paradies*
B3 Des Geigenbauer Von Cremona
Composed By – Hubay*
B4 Larghetto
Composed By – Handel*
B5 Romanze A-Dur
Arranged By – Kreisler*Composed By – Schumann*
B6 Ungarischer Tanz Nr. 20 E-Moll
Composed By – Brahms*
B7 Ungarischer Tanz Nr. 17 Fis-Moll
Composed By – Brahms*
B8 Lied Ohne Worte Op. 62, Nr. 1: Andante Espressivo
Arranged By – Kreisler*Composed By – Mendelssohn*

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1964 STEREO release.
Made in Germany; Recorded by Decca Records Inc., New York.
Gatefold sleeve, "Alle Hersteller" tulip labels.

A musical inquiry into the nature of violin sound, comparing the "voices" of fifteen historic and rare instruments made by:
A1: Andrea Amati, c. 1560-70
A2: Antonio Stradivari - The "Rode", 1733
A3: Nicolo Amati, 1656
A4: Antonio Stradivari - The "Monasterio", 1719
A5: Joseph Guarneri de Gesù - The "Plowden", 1735
A6: Antonio Stradivari - The "Spanish", 1677
A7: Joseph Guarneri de Gesù - The "Lafont", 1735
B1: Gasparo da Salo, C. 1570-80
B2: Carlo Bergonzi - The "Constable", 1731
B3: Joseph Guarneri de Gesù - The "De Beriot", 1744
B4: Antonio Stradivari - The "Madrileño", 1720
B5: Joseph Guarneri de Gesù - The "Ex-Vieuxtemps", 1739
B6: Antonio Stradivari - The "Joachim", 1714
B7: Joseph Guarneri de Gesù - The "Gibson", 1734
B8: Antonio Stradivari - The "Ernst", 1709

A brief history on each violin and its ownership is given on the liner notes inside gatefold sleeve.

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  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DXSE 7179 Ruggiero Ricci The Glory Of Cremora - Ruggerio Ricci Plays 15 Famous Violins(LP + 7") Decca DXSE 7179 US 1963 Sell This Version
0502-309352 Ruggiero Ricci The Glory Of Cremona(CD) MCA Records 0502-309352 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
SXA 4521 Ruggiero Ricci The Glory Of Cremona(LP, Album) Brunswick SXA 4521 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LPEM 19 464, LPEM 19464 Ruggiero Ricci Geigen Aus Cremona(LP, Album, Mono, Gat) Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Grammophon LPEM 19 464, LPEM 19464 Germany 1964 Sell This Version
DXE 179 Ruggiero Ricci The Glory Of Cremora - Ruggerio Ricci Plays 15 Famous Violins(LP, Mono + 7", Mono) Decca DXE 179 Canada Unknown Sell This Version