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The Violin: Vol. 5

The Violin: Vol. 5

Masterfully performed by Canadian violinist Hyman Bress and released in 1963, this is the fifth and final album in a series "primer" on the violin. Detailed liner notes include a history of the violin's evolution, dating as far back to the Egyptian lyre, and information on each song, as well as a list of composers who wrote important works for the violin. Liner notes also include an essay by Bress, "The Role of Electronic Music in Relationship to the Violin."

Track Listing

Roger Sessions - Solo Sonata Hyman Bress 8:11
Roger Sessions - Solo Sonata Hyman Bress 17:57
Anton Webern - Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7 Hyman Bress 4:53
Alois Haba - Fantasie - Fantasy, Op. 9A Hyman Bress 7:58
Fantasy (Electronic) Hyman Bress 11:15