Recordings

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1

Released on 09.05.2005

Benedetti’s debut album released on the Deutsche Grammophon label in April 2005 includes Szymanowski’s Concerto No. 1, the ChaussonPoème, the Havanaise by Saint-Saëns, and a trio of contemplative miniatures by Massenet, Brahms (arranged by Jascha Heifetz) and John Tavener, the last of which, Fragment for the Virgin, was written for and performed by Nicola.

1. “Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35″
I. “Vivace assai” – 12:37
II. “Subito vivace assai scherzando” – 8:53
III. “Cadenza” – 5:21
2. “Havanaise for Violin And Orchestra, Op. 83″ – 10:13
3. “Poeme for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25″ – 16:41
4. “Meditation From Thais” – 5:31
5. “Wie melodien zieht es mir” – 3:15
6. “Fragment for the Virgin” – 4:18
7. “Vocalise” – 6:11
8. “Meditation From Thais (Backing Track)” – 5:50