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Wandy Tworek


The Danish Violin Wizard


 
DACOCD 787-788 - Released 2018

 
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The Danish violinist Wandy Tworek was undoubtedly the most popular violinist ever in Denmark. His numerous performances made "Wandy" a house-hold name. Here is the first comprehensive selection of his finest recordings from a truly stunning Bartók sonata to the fireworks this violin wizard charmed his audiences with.
 
CD 1
 
  Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)  

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Jonathan Woolf
 
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  Violin Concerto No. 2, D Minor, Op. 22
[ 1 ] Allegro moderato 8:42 Play
[ 2 ] Romance 4:29 Play
[ 3 ] Finale 6:49 Play
  The Danish Broadcasting Orchestra
Erik Tuxen, Conductor
 
[ 4 ] Kuyawiak, 2. Mazurka 2:45 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
  Sonata for solo Violin
[ 5 ] Tempo di ciacona 8:53 Play
[ 6 ] Fuga 3:49 Play
[ 7 ] Melodia 6:49 Play
[ 8 ] Presto 4:47 Play
 
  Knudåge Riisager (1897-1974)
  Sonata for two Violins, Op. 55b
[ 9 ] Allegro 4:00 Play
[10] Adagio lamentoso 7:14 Play
[11] Allegro vivace 4:12 Play
  With Charles Senderovitz, Violin
 
  Sonata for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 55a
[12] Allegro 4:44 Play
[13] Andante flebile 5:40 Play
[14] Allegro fresco 3:50 Play
  Johan Hye-Knudsen, Cello
Esther Vagning, Piano
 
CD 2
 
  César Franck (1822-1890)
  Sonata A major for Violin and Piano
[ 1 ] Allegro moderato 5:21 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro 7:51 Play
[ 3 ] Recitativo-Fantasia 6:37 Play
[ 4 ] Allegretto poco mosso 6:05 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)
  Sonata G Minor, "Devil's Trill"
[ 5 ] Larghetto affetuoso 2:55 Play
[ 6 ] Allegro 2:57 Play
[ 7 ] Grave. Allegro assai 8:52 Play
 
  Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)
[ 8 ] Zigeunerweisen 7:44 Play
 
  Jacob Gade (1879-1963)
[ 9 ] Tango Tsigane, "Jalousie" 3:23 Play
 
  Jenö Hubay (1858-1937)
[10] Hejre Kati, Czardas No. 4, Op. 32 4:18 Play
[11] Hullámzó Balaton, Czardas No. 5, Op. 33 4:19 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Ole Bull (1810-1880)
[12] A Shepherd Girl's Sunday (Sæterjentens Søndag) 3:07 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Fini Henriques (1867-1940)
[13] Mosquito's Dance (Myggedans) 1:49 Play
[14] Devil's Dance (Djævledans) 2:20 Play
[15] Lullaby (Vuggevise) 2:48 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Wandy Tworek (1913-1990)
[16] Capricietto 3:00 Play
  Esther Vagning, Piano
 
  Ferdinand Poliakin (1861-1921)
[17] Le Canari (Kanariefuglen) 2:21 Play
  Arr. Wandy Tworek
  Esther Vagning, Piano