RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM

RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM
RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM
RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM
RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM
RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM

RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM
Welcome to our listing, thanks very much for looking! We have lots of out of print and rare LPs and CDs! You can find us on the web at. You will receive 2 invoices... Please see our other listings - new items added {almost} daily! Super rare 5-LP mono box set housed in a deluxe, heavy duty box with libretto/insert - made in Japan and issued in 1978 - all in near mint condition! This beautiful box set features a lavish tribute to the great Ukrainian born Jewish-American violinist, Mischa Elman. The set comes in a heavy box with gold embossed lettering. Preserved on the LPs are 77 tracks, most with Elman and piano accompanist.

The LPs feature both acoustic and electrical recordings, from the 78rpm era - solo violin, chamber music, works with orchestra - all beautifully remastered for this edition. The production values are quite impressive a heavy box with gold embossed lettering.

The box contains a very nice full-size booklet and houses the 5 LPs. Note: Both in the booklet and on the LPs themselves, all titles are in English. The rest of the text in the booklet is in Japanese. Elman was the second prodigy pupil of Leopold Auer (after Efrem Zimbalist) to become internationally famous before adolescence.

Their Hungarian-born teacher -- a student of Joachim and subsequent mentor of Toscha Seidel, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein -- was appointed professor of violin at the St. Petersburg Imperial Conservatory in 1868. He remained until the Revolution, then moved to the U. In 1878, Tchaikovsky dedicated his violin concerto to Auer, but withdrew the honor when the latter declared it unplayable. Later on, Auer recanted, performed the work repeatedly, and made a point of teaching it to all his students including Elman, who came to cherish it as his own.

Mischa was 11 when his father brought him to Auer, vacationing in Odessa, where the family had moved to further the boy's natural talent. When he played Paganini's 24th Caprice and the Wieniawski Second Concerto, Auer insisted the Imperial Conservatory accept him immediately. Petersburg, Mischa gave private concerts for arts patrons, one of whom, the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, gave him an Amati violin. Progress was so rapid that Auer decided Mischa should play a concert in Berlin (where a 10-year-old protégé of Joachim had created a sensation in 1903). Not so the audience, which cheered the 13-year-old phenomenon.

In 1905 he took England by storm, and joined Nellie Melba and Enrico Caruso in a concert at Buckingham Palace for Edward VII and Alfonso of Spain. Called "the greatest violinist in the world" by London critics, Elman made his American debut in Carnegie Hall on December 10, 1908 -- one month shy of his 17th birthday -- playing the Tchaikovsky concerto with the Russian Symphony Society of New York. Victor Records promptly signed him to a contract (salon music mainly, played with impeccable intonation and rich tone, but with nineteenth century mannerisms forever retained).

Elman also made a series of recordings with Caruso and Frances Alda, and excerpts from works by Dittersdorf, Haydn, Mozart, and Schubert with an Elman String Quartet. By 1912, he had appeared with every major U. Orchestra, including 31 performances with the Boston Symphony! Then Heifetz, who was Auer's masterpiece, made his American debut in Carnegie Hall on October 27, 1917.

He was 16, a decade younger than Elman, who asked his box-partner at intermission, Isn't it getting hot in here? " "Not for pianists, Leopold Godowsky famously replied. Elman continued touring far and wide, but a supernova had usurped his celebrity -- a technician nonpareil, a musician in the "modern" tradition, although Elman continued to be celebrated as the violinist with the golden tone.

" In 1926, Vitaphone made a six-minute "full-sound film of him playing Dvorák and Gossec. Then came concerto recordings: his first Tchaikovsky in 1929, others later, although he didn't make a complete sonata recording until after WWII. In 1951, Elman switched to London Decca, recording concertos conducted by Boult, the young Solti, and Krips (Mozart with treacle).

The last decade found him recording in Vienna for Vanguard, but never the Martinu Second Concerto he commissioned in 1943 -- only Khachaturian's populist artifact. In 1962, A Golden Hour from the Royal Opera House on BBC-TV sandwiched Elman, playing two salon trifles, between flamenco by José Greco and a Royal Ballet pas de deux. Then Callas and di Stefano came on, and got the lion's share of attention and applause. LPs made by RCA Red Seal Records, in.

LPs are recorded in MONO. Record Catalog Number: RCL 300105. Record Labels are primarily RED with BLACK lettering - featuring the RCA records logo. This listing is for a super rare, out of print 5-LP boxed title - an. OPENED and in near MINT minus condition LP set PRESSED and ISSUED by RCA Red Seal Records.

Of a highly collectible title from their catalog - a superb title featuring. The Art of Mischa Elman. 77 tracks on 5 LP records - too many to list here.

Performers / Credits / Other Information. Performed By Mischa Elman, violin Made in Japan 5-LP Box Set Includes libretto / insert Issued 1978 Mono Recordings - acoustic & electrical. The 5-LP outer box is in. The box shows only very mild shelf wear with NO splitting.

The colors on the box are superb, clear and clean (see pictures with this listing as they are of the actual item). The set comes complete with a paper insert. 5-LPs are in near mint minus overall condition.

We found that the vinyl looked superb on this vintage LP set. There are NO serious marks that we could see. There may be some very light marks, mostly spider marks due to sliding the LPs in and out of the inner sleeves, but there are no significant marks on the vinyl. The LPs retain much of the original gloss and sheen! They may have a bit of dust and perhaps a finger print or two on them so they should be cleaned before playing.

There are NO serious spindle marks on the record labels either. This is the SUPER RARE set in superb condition that you've always wanted for your collection! A Short Note About LP GRADING.

Mint {M} = Only used for sealed items. Near Mint {NM} = Virtually flawless in every way. Near Mint Minus {NM-} = Item has some minor imperfections, some audible. Excellent {EXC} = Item obviously played and enjoyed with some noise. Very Good Plus {VG+} = Many more imperfections which are noticeable and obtrusive.

For best results, always thoroughly clean your LPs before playing them. LPs can be audiophile quality pressings any collector of fine MFSL, half speeds, direct to discs, Japanese/UK pressings etc.

Can attest to the difference a quality pressing can make to an audio system. Don't let this rarity slip by!! The item "RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM" is in sale since Monday, July 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Music\Records".

The seller is "hearthedifference" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.

RCA 5-LP Box Set RCL-300105 The Art of Mischa Elman (violin) 1978 JAPAN OOP NM

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