35th Anniversary


  • The complete musician at her 35th anniversary
  • Highlights

This CD contains recorded works by:

J.S. Bach · Beethoven · Bernstein. Brahms · Debussy · Gershwin. Lutoslawski · Mendelssohn · Mozart. Prokofiev · Sarasate · Sibelius. Tchaikovksy · Vivaldi

If you are long-term readers of this blog, you already know that I hold Ms. Mutter in the greatest esteem possible, as a violinist and as an amazing musician.

There are 21 tracks on these two CD’s. Here are some highlights:

This recording celebrates Anne-Sophie Mutter’s 35th anniversary! – 35 years of concert performances by this great violin virtuoso.

• Arranged chronologically, the compilation’s sequence offers a comprehensive look at Mutter’s Deutsche Grammophon career — from her Mozart debut in 1978 to her Brahms Sonatas in 2010, with all of her musical partners

• The very first track is a special treat: the 11-year-old Anne-Sophie Mutter playing a solo movement by Prokofiev at a music competition in 1974 – a first release ever

• The track-list includes many of Ms. Mutter’s favorite recordings — ranging from Vivaldi and Bach to Lutosawski and Bernstein — including movements from all of the great concertos in between.

Works on This Recording are:

1. Sonata for Violin solo in D major, Op. 115: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)

2. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria

3. Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 “Double”: 2nd movement, Andante by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Antonio Meneses (Cello)
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1887; Austria

And these are followed by 18 more tracks of music.

Here is Ms. Mutter in the J. S. Bach Sarabande for solo violin:



And next here she is in W.A.Mozart’s Sonata KV 302:



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