℗ 1962 Decca Music Group Limited

Bruch: Scottish Fantasia; Hindemith: Violin Concerto

David Oistrakh, London Symphony Orchestra, Jascha Horenstein

Available in 176.4 kHz / 24-bit AIFF, FLAC high resolution audio formats
  • Select Format
    • AIFF 176.4 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 176.4 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
Scottish Fantasy, Op.46  
1. Adagio cantabile
Max Bruch; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Jascha Horenstein
2. Scherzo - Allegro; Adagio
Max Bruch; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Jascha Horenstein
3. Andante sostenuto
Max Bruch; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Jascha Horenstein
4. Finale (Allegro guerriero)
Max Bruch; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Jascha Horenstein
Violin Concerto  
1. Mässig bewegte halbe
Paul Hindemith; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Paul Hindemith
2. Langsam
Paul Hindemith; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Paul Hindemith
3. Lebhaft
Paul Hindemith; David Oistrakh; London Symphony Orchestra; Paul Hindemith
Total Playing Time    60:37
Originally recorded in 1962 by Decca Records, this classic recording features the conducting talents of Jascha Horenstein & Paul Hindemith accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra. The works on this record are splendid examples of 19th and 20th century virtuoso concertos and if not for their great difficulty they would surely be performed more often. Also features one of this century's finest violinists: David Oistrakh. Oistrakh's performance here is a complete revelation. Hindemith's concerto has never before blossomed into such rewarding lyricism. Even the orchestral contribution under the composer himself is strikingly passionate and with the soloist to provide many moments when the ear is ravished by the beauty of phrasing and inflection, the listener has much to enjoy. The recording is one of the very finest ever made of the combination of solo violin and orchestra. The Oistrakh/ Horenstein performance completely displaces its competitors. It is marvellously well recorded - Oistrakh has never sounded so real on a disc before - and the reading owes nearly as much to the conductor as the soloist. The expansive dignity of the opening of the brass sets shows immediately how fine the orchestral contribution is going to be and Oistrakh's playing throughout is ravishing, raising the statue of the work immeasurably. The slow movement is especially memorable.
176.4 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Decca Music Group Studio Masters

Tracks 1-7 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Donizetti: Il borgomastro di Saardam Donizetti Opera Orchestra; Donizetti Opera Choir; Giorgio Caoduro; Juan Francisco Gatell; Andrea Concetti; Irina Dubrovskaya; Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Verdi Andrea Bocelli; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Zubin Mehta
Mozart & Beethoven: Quintets for piano and winds Ensemble Dialoghi
Jake Heggie: It's a Wonderful Life (Live) Houston Grand Opera Orchestra; Patrick Summers
Cole Porter in Hollywood (HD / feat. Anna Jane Casey, Kim Criswell, Matthew Ford, Richard Morrison, Sarah Fox) The John Wilson Orchestra; John Wilson; Anna Jane Casey; Kim Criswell; Matthew Ford; Richard Morrison; Sarah Fox; John Wilson Orchestra
Peter Eötvös: Violin Concerto No. 2 "DoReMi" - Speaking Drums - Cello Concerto Grosso Midori; Martin Grubinger; Jean-Guihen Queyras; Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France; Peter Eötvös
Spontini: La vestale (1954 - Milan) - Callas Live Remastered Maria Callas; Franco Corelli; Antonino Votto
Brahms: Works for Piano Timothy Ehlen
Salut d'amour Sueye Park; Love Derwinger
Kokoro-uta Mami Goto; Tatsuro Shimooka; Shoto Endo
96192dsd 5.6
Barcelona "Belle Époque" Isabel Fèlix; Laura Gaya
Time Derya Kavuncu
Noël Celebration: 10 Centuries of Christmas Music Orchestre d'Auvergne; Craig Leon
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7 "Sinfonia antartica" & Overture from The Wasps (Mono Version) Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
Hemsi: Coplas sefardíes (Chansons judéo-espagnoles) Assaf Levitin; Naaman Wagner

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions