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Nicolò Paganini

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (Italian: [ni(k)koˈlɔ ppaɡaˈniːni] (listen); 27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. His 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1 are among the best known of his compositions, and have served as an inspiration for many prominent composers.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 27th, 1782 (Genoa), Died May 27th, 1840 (Nice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-14685 12-in. 4/8/1914 Dans les bois Mischa Elman ; Percy B. Kahn Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-22267 12-in. 10/3/1918 Moto perpetuo Jascha Heifetz Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-22274 10-in. 10/4/1918 Caprice no. 20 Jascha Heifetz Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-24470 10-in. 9/16/1920 Caprice no. 13 Jascha Heifetz Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-87543 12-in. 1/8/1935 Moto perpetuo : Allegro di concerto Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra composer  
Victor CS-03149 12-in. 12/13/1936 Concerto Fritz Kreisler ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra and violin composer  
Victor CS-03150 12-in. 12/13/1936 Concerto Fritz Kreisler ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra and violin composer  
Victor CS-03151 12-in. 12/13/1936 Concerto Fritz Kreisler ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra and violin composer  
Victor CS-03152 12-in. 12/13/1936 Concerto Fritz Kreisler ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra and violin composer  
Victor CS-032818 12-in. 3/1/1939 Moto perpetuo NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Arturo Toscanini Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-035386 10-in. 3/31/1939 Capriciousness no. 24 New Friends of Rhythm Jazz/dance string ensemble composer  
Victor BS-053730 10-in. 12/12/1940 Carnival of Venice Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W400590 10-in. 5/4/1928 Carnevale di Venezia (Valzer) Caesar Pezzolo ; Ralph Pezzolo Piano accordion duet composer  
Brunswick X9643 12-in. approximately Jan. 1923 La clochette Paul Frenkel ; Bronislaw Huberman Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick C2724 10-in. 12/28/1928 Military caprice Joseph Brinkman ; Alexander Sebald Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 2153 10-in. Feb. 24, 1913 or later Carnival of Venice : Variations American Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Edison 2976 10-in. Mar. 1914 Caprice de Paganini Daniel Melsa Violin solo composer  
Edison 4851 10-in. 7/6/1916 Caprice XIII Jacques Grunberg ; Mary Zentay Violin solo composer  
Edison 7696 10-in. 12/23/1920 Moto perpetuo Josef Adler ; Mischa Violin Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 8417 10-in. 4/12/1922 Witches dance Otto Eisen ; Vasa Prihóda Violin solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 2LA864 12-in. 2/3/1936 Caprice No. 9 in E Major Yehudi Menuhin Violin solo composer  
Gramophone 2LA919 12-in. 2/21/1936 Caprice no. 6 in G minor Georges Enesco ; Yehudi Menuhin Violin solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Paganini, Nicolò," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102523.

Paganini, Nicolò. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102523.

"Paganini, Nicolò." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102523

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