Igor Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D is a neoclassical violin concerto in four movements, composed in the summer of 1931 and premiered on October 23, 1931. It lasts approximately twenty minutes. It was used by George Balanchine as music for two ballets. The Violin Concerto was commissioned by Blair Fairchild, an American composer, diplomat, and the patron of the young Polish violinist Samuel Dushkin (Stravinsky and Craft 1963, 79).
Album · 2008 · 7 Songs. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro Moderato. London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Jacques Kantorow & Bryden Thomson. 6. 35: II. Canzonetta - Andante.
Stravinsky composed the Violin Concerto (1931) at the instigation of his friend Willy Strecker, head of the music publishing house of Schotts Söhne in Mainz. Strecker and the young Russian-American violinist Samuel Dushkin approached the composer about the possibility of writing a concerto for Dushkin. Stravinsky, himself a pianist, hesitated, realizing that although he had featured the violin prominently in works like L'histoire du soldat (1918), it was an altogether different matter to write an extended solo work for the instrument
Stravinsky Violin Concerto. In 1941, Balanchine choreographed Balustrade for the Ballet Russe to Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto in D. When he returned to the score three decades later, he could no longer remember his original choreography. But Balanchine was not at all disturbed by the loss. What I did then was for then, he said, and what I wanted to do to this music for our Stravinsky Festiva. epresented more than 30 years’ difference .
CD David Oistrakh - Bruch, Hindemith. Exceptional artistic quality Very good technical quality except the first song, it is a bit gloomy. David Oistrakh: Bruch Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46 & Hindemith: Violin Concerto - Jascha Horenstein Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra & Paul Hindemith Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. Compact Disc (Full Jewel Box).
CD 1. Igor Stravinsky Composer. Violin Concerto in D Work. The Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra, David Kim Violin, Christoph Eschenbach Conductor. Berg, Hindemith and Stravinsky: Violin Concertos. Complete Tranquility: Chamber Works by . Christoph Eschenbach. The Philadelphia Orchestra. Stravinsky: Concerto in Eb; Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony N. Naxos featured album.