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Essential Discography - Yehudi Menuhin
By Eric Taver

(It has come to our notice that some CDs recommended here will not be available in North America. We suggest that you order from alapage.com in Paris. The links established below allow you to go direct to each CD in the catalogue).
Pre-War : The Child Prodigy

Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Chausson: Poème
Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 3
Orchestras conducted by Georges Enesco and Gaston Poulet

EMI "Références" 5 65960-2



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Enesco: Sonata No. 3
Szymanowski: Notturno e tarentella
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 1
Ravel: Tzigane

EMI "Références" 5 65962-2



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Bach: Concertos for 1 and 2 violins ; Chaconne
Orchestras conducted by Georges Enesco and Pierre Monteux

EMI "Références" 7 61018-2



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Pièces de virtuosité: Sarasate, Bazzini, Kreisler, Wieniawski

EMI "Références" 5 65963-2



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Early Post War Period : Bartók and Furtwängler

Bartók: Sonata for solo violin, Violin Concerto No. 2
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Wilhelm Furtwängler, Conductor

EMI "Références" 7 69804-2



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Brahms: Violin Concerto
Willi Boskovski and Emanuel Brabec: Double Concerto
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Wilhelm Furtwaengler, Conductor

EMI "Références" 7 63496-2



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Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto No. 2
Philharmonia Orchestra and Berlin Philharmonic
Wilhelm Furtwängler, Conductor

EMI "Références" 7 69799-2



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Menuhin's encounters with himself and others

Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin(1957-1958)

EMI 7 67810-2



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Beethoven: Sonatas for piano and violin
Wilhelm Kempff, piano

Deutsche Grammophon 4 CDs (out of print)


Bach: Sonata for keyboard and violin BWV 1017
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and violin No. 10
Schoenberg: Fantaisia for violin and piano
Glenn Gould, piano

Sony SMK 52688



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