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Endre Wolf, Vol. 2

Endre Wolf in Sweden

Studio & private recordings 1944-1978
 
DACOCD 763-768 - Released 2015
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The Hungarian/Swedish violinist Endre Wolf was a legend in his time. His rare recordings are here collected for the first time, mostly from live concerts and expertly transferred. A comprehensive booklet is included in this second volume devoted to a violinist belonging in the very top of musicians.

Volume 1 (DACOCD 714-715) was released in 2012

 
Disc 1 of 6
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Review:
Review at MusicWeb
Partita for violin unaccompanied No. 1 b minor, BWV 1002  
[ 1 ] Allemande 4:39 Play
[ 2 ] Double 2:36 Play
[ 3 ] Courante 2:12 Play
[ 4 ] Double 2:36 Play
[ 5 ] Sarabande 2:53 Play
[ 6 ] Double 2:28 Play
[ 7 ] Tempo di Bourrée 2:29 Play
[ 8 ] Double 2:17 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 3 Stockholm, March 20, 1973.
The archive of radio recordings 5252-72/1290, tape.
 
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto No. 1, a minor for violin and orchestra, BWV 1041  
[ 9 ] First movement 4:45 Play
[10] Andante 7:14 Play
[11] Allegro assai 4:30 Play
Public concert in the Concert Hall of Gothenberg, March 15, 1961.
The archive of radio recordings 61/C/1055:17-23 (9), tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Michael Gielen, Conductor
 
Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita for violin unaccompanied No. 3 E major, BWV 1006  
[12] Preludio 3:27 Play
[13] Loure 4:46 Play
[14] Gavotte en Rondeau 3:35 Play
[15] Menuet I & II 4:49 Play
[16] Bourrée 1:11 Play
[17] Gigue 2:40 Play
Public concert in Studio 2, Stockholm, April 15, 1978.
The archive of radio recordings 5452-77/1008, tape.
 
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto No. 2, E major for violin and orchestra, BWV 1042  
[18] Allegro 8:19 Play
[19] Adagio 6:46 Play
[20] Allegro assai 2:49 Play
Recordings for the record company Tono
Odd Fellow’s Palace, Copenhagen September 15-16, 1949.
Tono X 23132-34, masters 3524-28, 78:s.
Transfers Claus Byrith, Risskov.
The Chamber Orchestra of Copenhagen
Endre Wolf, Conductor
 
Disc 2 of 6
Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Four Pieces Op. 7 for violin and piano  
[ 1 ] Sehr langsam (I)
Rasch (II)
Sehr langsam (III)
Bewegt (IV)
5:08 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 4, Stockholm, April 4, 1972.
The archive of radio recordings 5452-72/1289, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Hans Leygraf, Piano
 
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Sonata No. 2 A major, Op. 100 for violin and piano  
[ 2 ] Allegro amabile 8:07 Play
[ 3 ] Andante tranquillo - Vivace - Andante
- Vivace di più - Andante - Vivace
6:56 Play
[ 4 ] Allegretto grazioso (quasi Andante) 5:35 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 3, Stockholm, May 19, 1971.
The archive of radio recordings 5452-70/1307, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Hans Leygraf, Piano
 
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonata No. 10 G major, Op. 96 for violin and piano  
[ 5 ] Allegro moderato 10:01 Play
[ 6 ] Adagio espressivo 6:16 Play
[ 7 ] Scherzo: Allegro & Trio 1:59 Play
[ 8 ] Poco Allegretto - Adagio - Allegro - Poco Adagio - Presto 9:02 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 3, November 29, 1967.
Not preserved in the archive of radio recordings.
Aircheck by Endre Wolf, March 21, 1968, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Hans Leygraf, Piano
 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sonata [No. 10/26/34] B flat major K 378 (K 317 d)
for violin and piano
 
[ 9 ] Allegro moderato 8:58 Play
[10] Andantino sostenuto e cantabile 5:57 Play
[11] Rondeau. Allegro - Allegro - Come prima 4:19 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 4, Stockholm, March 25, 1969.
The archive of radio recordings, 5452-68/1458, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Hans Leygraf, Piano
 
Disc 3 of 6
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra, A minor, Op. 102  
[ 1 ] Allegro 16:27 Play
[ 2 ] Andante 7:29 Play
[ 3 ] Vivace non troppo 8:32 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio in the Concert Hall of Stockholm, May 20, 1959.
The archive of radio recordings, Ma 59/12652, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Stockholm
Stig Westerberg, Conductor
 
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto D major Op. 61 for Violin and Orchestra  
[ 4 ] Allegro ma non troppo (Cadenza: Joseph Joachim) 25:15 Play
[ 5 ] Largo 10:04 Play
[ 6 ] Rondo: Allegro (Cadenza: Joseph Joachim) 10:09 Play
Public concert in the Concert Hall of Gothenburg, February 25, 1973.
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Sergiu Commissiona, conductor.
Recorded by Sven Kruckenberg for the domestic tape archive.
Endre Wolf, Violin
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Sergiu Commissiona, Conductor
 
Disc 4 of 6
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Sonata for violin and piano No. 2  
[ 1 ] Molto moderato 9:13 Play
[ 2 ] Allegretto - Poco più vivo 12:31 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio in Studio 3, Stockholm, February 8, 1969.
The archive of radio recordings, 5252-68/1413, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Hans Leygraf, Piano
 
Béla Bartók
Sonata for violin unaccompanied  
[ 3 ] Tempo di ciaccona 10:56 Play
[ 4 ] Fuga: Risoluto, non troppo vivo 5:44 Play
[ 5 ] Tempo di ciaccona 10:56 Play
[ 6 ] Fuga: Risoluto, non troppo vivo 5:44 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio Studio 2, Stockholm, June 27, 1973.
The archive of radio recordings, 5452-72/1299, tape.
 
Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7  
[ 7 ] Allegro serioso, non troppo 9:15 Play
[ 8 ] Adagio - Andante - Andante con moto 9:05 Play
[ 9 ] Maestoso e largamente, ma non troppo lento - Presto 9:00 Play
Recorded by Swedish Radio, Studio 4, Stockholm, October 3, 1966.
Not preserved in the archive of radio recordings.
Aircheck by Endre Wolf, May 28, 1967, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Erling Blöndal Bengtsson, Cello
 
Disc 5 of 6
Erland von Koch (1910-2009)
Triptych for violin and orchestra, Op. 43  
[ 1 ] Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso 6:09 Play
[ 2 ] Lento - Andante sostenuto - Tempo I (Adagio)
- Andante sostenuto - Lento
7:19 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro Molto 4:53 Play
Public concert in the auditorium of the Royal Academy of Music, September 23, 1951.
The archive of radio recordings L-B 15.081, acetate/tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
The Swedish Radio Orchestra
Sten Frykberg, Conductor
 
Sven-Erik Bäck (1919-1994)
Concerto per violino ed orchestra  
[ 4 ] Allegro 5:30 Play
[ 5 ] Lento 9:09 Play
[ 6 ] Allegro 4:33 Play
Public concert in the Concert Hall of Gothenburg, March 15, 1961.
The archive of radio recordings 61/C/1055:17-23 (9), tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Michael Gielen, Conductor
 
Hilding Rosenberg (1892-1985)
Concerto No. 2 per violino ed orchestra  
[ 7 ] Allegro moderato - più Allegro - Allegro vivace
- Moderato - Allegro vivace - Moderato
13:29 Play
[ 8 ] poco Adagio - più mosso - Allegretto grazioso
- più Allegro - come prima
10:24 Play
[ 9 ] Allegro - allegro assai - Tempo Imo 7:46 Play
Recorded by the Swedish Radio in the auditorium
of the Royal Academy of Music, April 9, 1961.
The archive of radio recordings 61/M/1280, tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
The Swedish Radio Orchestra
Stig Westerberg, Conductor
 
Disc 6 of 6
César Franck (1822-1890)
Sonata A major for violin and piano  
[ 1 ] Allegretto ben moderato 6:01 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro 8:54 Play
[ 3 ] Ben moderato: Recitativo - Fantasia 7:06 Play
[ 4 ] Allegro poco mosso 6:22 Play
Radio concert in the Stenhammar Hall of Gothenburg, October 6, 1952.
Private copy/the Royal Library R 92-0300 = F 43 tape.
Endre Wolf, Violin
Sixten Eckerberg, pianist (1-4) and conductor (5-8).
 
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
[ 5 ] Aallottaret (The Oceanides), Op. 73 11:53 Play
Endre Wolf, Concert master
 
Jean Sibelius
Concerto for violin and orchestra d minor, Op. 47  
[ 6 ] Allegro moderato 14:47 Play
[ 7 ] Adagio di molto 7:46 Play
[ 8 ] Allegro, ma non tanto 8:14 Play
Recorded by the Swedish Radio. The archive of radio recordings L-B+ 4.948.
Restored by Carl-Gunnar Åhlén from poor wartime acetates/tape.