Siegfried Borries

8.99 €

Siegfried Borries, the legendary concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and Prussian State Orchestra is presented by meloclassic in German World War II radio recordings. He was the most known and popular German violinist in the 1930s and 1940s after Georg Kulenkampff. None of these rare radio performances have been published before and aims to bring his artistry back into the present.

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Siegfried Borries plays Dvorák, Beethoven and Schubert – Wartime German Radio Recordings

“Legendary Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic under Wilhelm Furtwängler and Herbert von Karajan”

1-4. DVORÁK: Sonatina in G Major, Op.100 [19:38]
5-7. DVORÁK: Three Romantic Pieces, Op. 75 (arr. Paul Kletzki) [06:23]

Recorded · 04 February 1943 · Berlin · Masurenallee · Haus des Rundfunks · Saal 3 · Reichssender Berlin · Radio Studio Recording

8-11. BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No.5 in F Major, Op.24 [21:53]
Recorded · 13 April 1944 · Berlin · Masurenallee · Haus des Rundfunks · Saal 3 · Reichssender Berlin · Radio Studio Recording

12-15. SCHUBERT: Violin Sonata in A Major, D.574 [18:26]
Recorded · 20 May 1944 · Berlin · Masurenallee · Haus des Rundfunks · Saal 3 · Reichssender Berlin · Radio Studio Recording

Siegfried Borries · violin
Michael Raucheisen · piano

Additional Information

Article number: MC 2010
Release date: 02 May 2014
UPC barcode:0791154050323
Total time: 66:23

Producer and Audio Restoration: Lynn Ludwig
Booklet Notes: Michael Waiblinger
Design: Alessia Issara
Photographs: Valentin Kubina
With special thanks to Christof Honecker
From the Original Masters · © 2014 Meloclassic