Erica Morini Plays, Vol. 1

Erica Morini (violin), Leon Pommers (piano)

Westminster WN 18087

Analogphonic Records : LP 180 gram

Brand New and Sealed Record

  • Contents & Details

    Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - arr. Wilhelmj :
    A1 - Ave Maria
    Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) :
    A2 - Caprice Viennois
    A3 - Schon Rosmarin
    Richard Heuberger (1850-1914) - arr. Kreisler :
    A4 - Midnight Bells
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) - arr. Burmeister :
    A5 - Neapolitan Song, Op. 39, No. 18
    Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) - arr. Kreisler :
    A6 - Melodie from "Orfeo"
    Charles Gounod (1818-1893) - arr. Sarasate :
    B1 - Waltz from "Faust"
    Maria Theresia Paradis (1759-1824) :
    B2 - Sicilienne
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) - arr. Swett :
    B3 - Chant Sans Paroles, Op. 2, No. 3
    Benjamin Godard (1849-1895) :
    B4 - Canzonetta, Op. 35 (From Concerto Romantique)
    Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) :
    B5 - Liebesleid
    Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944) - arr. Kreisler :
    B6 - Spanish Dance
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) - arr. Burmeister :
    B7 - Menuett In D, No. 1

    Recorded in July 1955 at Westminster Studios in New York City

    "This is a collection of typical encore pieces - and even some of these are old- fashioned for such purposes - but no matter what Erica Morini does, she does with care and impeccable artistic taste. Certainly, there is much love lavished on the performances on this disk, and the violinist's warm, smooth tone, as well as that of her expert accompanist, has been most faithfully preserved on exceptionally quiet record surfaces." - High Fidelity

    Erica Morini (1904 - 1995) played the 1727 "Davidov" Stradivarius violin, named for the Russian cellist Karl Davydov, that her father had purchased for her in Paris in 1924.

    The "golden age" of recordings was from 1955 to 1965, at the beginning of the LP and the stereo era, where pure vacuum tube amplification helped produce recordings demonstrating unparalleled fidelity and warmth, lifelike presence and illumination.

    This Analogphonic record was mastered from the original Deutsche Grammophon master tapes by Maarten De Boer, using pure analogue audiophile equipment, cut at Emil Berliner Studio Berlin, and pressed at Pallas GmbH in Germany.


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