On sale!

Wolfgang Schneiderhan & Willi Boskovsky

8.99 € 6.75 €

This release pairs two distinguished Viennese violinists, Wolfgang Schneiderhan and Willi Boskovsky. They were taped a year apart, Schneiderhan in Berlin in 1943 and Boskovsky in Vienna the following year. None of these rare performances for German Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft have been published before.


WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAN and WILLI BOSKOVSKY play Mozart and Dvorák – Wartime German Radio Recordings

‘Legendary Concertmasters of the Vienna Philharmonic’

1-3. MOZART: Violin Concerto No.5 in A Major, K.219 [28:09]
Recorded · 07 April 1943 · Berlin · Masurenallee · Haus des Rundfunks · Saal 1 · Reichssender Berlin · Live Recording
Wolfgang Schneiderhan · violin
Orchester des Opernhaus Berlin
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt · conductor

4-6. DVORÁK: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53 [31:34]
Recorded · 07 April 1944 · Wien · Konzerthaus · Großer Saal · Reichssender Wien · Radio Studio Recording
Willi Boskovsky · violin
Wiener Sinfoniker
Hans Weisbach · conductor

Additional Information

Article number: MC 2019
Release date: 02 May 2014
UPC barcode: 0791154050415
Total time: 59:43

Producer and Audio Restoration: Lynn Ludwig
Booklet Notes: Michael Waiblinger
Design: Alessia Issara
Photographs: Valentin Kubina and Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
With special thanks to Dr. Silvia Kargl from the Wiener Philharmoniker Archive
From the Original Masters · © 2014 Meloclassic