Gil Shaham

Gil Shaham: 3 Classic Albums

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Gil Shaham's popular duet albums from Deutsche Grammophon's catalog have been reissued in this 2014 package: Paganini for Two, with guitarist Göran Söllscher; Schubert for Two, also with Söllscher; and Dvorák for Two, with Shaham's sister, pianist Orli Shaham. The charismatic violinist is most at home in musical partnerships, and his interactions with other musicians are at their most balanced and creative in intimate duets. The performances on all three albums are sophisticated and witty, and the exchanges between Shaham and his partners are always lively and responsive. Many fans will no doubt have the original albums, which were released in standard jewel cases in the 1990s, but newcomers will appreciate this affordable triple-disc package, which preserves the original covers on cardboard gatefold sleeves, and includes a bonus postcard of Shaham and Söllscher.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Sonata concertata in A major, for guitar & violin, M.S. 2
1 7:50
2 3:42
3 2:46
Sonata No. 1 in A major, for guitar & violin, M.S. 27 (op. 3)
4 1:59
5 1:20
Sonata No. 4 in A minor, for guitar & violin, M.S. 27 (op. 3)
6 3:01
7 1:30
Sonata No. 6 in E minor, for guitar & violin, M.S. 27 (op. 3)
8 2:32
9 1:58
10 4:32
Centone di sonate No. 2 in D major, for violin & guitar, M.S. 112
11 2:48
12 4:11
Centone di sonate No. 4 in A major, for violin & guitar, M.S. 112
13 2:38
14 5:55
15 3:47
Sonata a preghiera in F minor, for violin & guitar, M.S. 23
16 2:46
17 1:09
18 0:58
19 1:13
20 0:33
21 0:36
22 3:16

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Sonata in D major, D 384
1 4:57
2 5:15
3 4:26
4 2:01
5 4:10
Valse noble, D 969
6 1:20
Ländler, D 790
7 0:53
Valse (Ländler), D 146
8 1:10
Valse noble, D 969
9 2:34
German Dance, D 783
10 1:37
Sonata in A minor, D 821 "Arpeggione"
11 11:42
12 3:51
13 9:56
Valse, D 365
14 1:06
German Dance, D 783
15 1:12
Valse, D 365
16 1:10
15 Original Dances from D 365
17 0:47
18 0:46
19 0:43
20 0:45
21 0:50
22 0:51
23 0:44
24 0:49
25 0:42
26 0:43
27 0:46
28 0:43
29 0:40
30 0:45
31 1:02
32 7:03
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