MIKLÓS RÓZSA (1907-1995): Violin Concerto, Op. 24, Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op. 29.
Catalogue Number: 10J080
Description: His second violin concerto (the first remains unpublished), written for Jascha Heifetz who premiered it in Dallas in 1956, this work was later quarried for music for the 1970 film The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. It is suffused with the Hungarian color and rhythms which permeate practically all of Rózsa's concert scores, as is the Sinfonia Concertante, written for Heifetz and Piatigorsky two years later. Anastasia Khitruk (violin), Andrei Chekmazov (cello), Russian Philharmonic Orchestra; Dmitri Yablonsky.