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Louis Kaufman

vn, 1905-1994 US, Portland, Oregon
Musician of Classical

Louis Kaufman (May 10, 1905 – February 9, 1994) was an American violinist and possibly the most recorded musical artist of the 20th century[citation needed]. He played on the soundtrack of as many as 500 movies and made over 100 musical recordings. He is also credited with reviving the music of Antonio Vivaldi with his recording of The Four Seasons in 1947, which won the Grand Prix du Disque in 1950, was elected to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002, and in 2003 was selected for the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 34: II. Scherzo: Allegro molto on Korngold Memorial Concert by Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Various Artists
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 34: III. Sostenuto on Korngold Memorial Concert by Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Various Artists
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 34: IV. Finale on Korngold Memorial Concert by Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Various Artists
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 34: Announcer on Korngold Memorial Concert by Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Various Artists
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 34: I. Allegro Moderato on Korngold Memorial Concert by Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Various Artists
Souvenir in D Major on Chausson, Vivaldi & Others: Works with Violin by Louis Kaufman
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 : I. Allegro molto appassionato on Mendelssohn : Concerto en mi mineur pour violon et orchestre, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn & Louis Kaufman
Concerto for Piano, Violin and String Quartet in D Major Op. 21: I. Décidé. Animé on Artur Balsam plays Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Strauss, Hindemith, Clementi, CPe Bach, Paganini, Hummel, Ravel, Debussy by Artur Balsam, Jacques Dumont, Maurice Crut, Leon Pascal, Robert Salles, Zino Francescatti, Victor Desarzens, Otto Ackermann, Erica Morini, Zara Nelsova, Yehudi Menuhin, Szymon Goldberg, Michael Rabin, Joseph Fuchs, Nathan Milstein, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden, Raya Garbousova, Walter Goehr & Louis Kaufman
Violin Concerto, Op. 14: I. Allegro on Chausson, Vivaldi & Others: Works with Violin by Louis Kaufman
Lenox Avenue: The Blues on Bennett, R.R.: Violin Concerto / A Song Sonata / Helm, E.: Comment On Two Spirituals / Guarnieri, C.: Violin Sonata No. 2 by Louis Kaufman & Bernard Herrmann

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Title Artist Year Type
Sergei Rachmaninov/Robert Russell BenettSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Leopold Stokowski, Robert Russell Bennett, Bernard Herrmann, Louis Kaufman2017Album
Baroque Sonatas For ViolinGeorg Philipp Telemann, Giuseppe Tartini, Johann Mattheson, Louis Kaufman2014Album
Concert Pour Violon, Piano Et Quatuor À Cordes / Quatuor À Cordes, Sonate Pour Violoncelle Et PianoErnest Chausson / Claude Debussy, Louis Kaufman, Arthur Balsam, Raya Garbousova, Quatuor Pascal2011Album
Duo Für Violine Und Klavier A-dur, Opus 162 / Sonate Für Cello Und Klavier A-moll "Arpeggione"Franz Schubert - Louis Kaufman, Pina Pozzi / George Ricci, Leopold Mittman2008Album
Concerto For Two Violins In D / Oboe Concerto In D Minor / Concerto For Viola D'AmoreAntonio Vivaldi - Louis Kaufman And Peter Rybar, Egon Parolari, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden / Johan van Helden, Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, Otto Ackermann2007Album
Concerto For Two Violins In D / Oboe Concerto In D Minor / Concerto For Viola D'AmoreAntonio Vivaldi - Louis Kaufman And Peter Rybar, Egon Parolari, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden / Johan van Helden, Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, Otto Ackermann2007Album
Twelve Concertos For Violin And Strings, Op.8Antonio Vivaldi, Louis Kaufman2005Compil.
Concerto In E Minor, Opus 64Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest ; Otto Ackermann / Louis Kaufman1998Album
Concerto In D Major For Two Violins And Orchestra / Concerto Grosso In B Minor For Four Violins And Orchestra, Op. 3, No. 10 / Concerto In G For Violincello And OrchestraAntonio Vivaldi - Peter Rybar, Louis Kaufman, Anton Fietz, Giusseppe Piraccini, Marçal Cervera, Winterthur String Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden1994Album
Violin Concerto No.1 / Violin Sonata And Other American Works For ViolinLouis Kaufman / Walter Piston / Aaron Copland1990Compil.
Copland Conducts And Plays CoplandAaron Copland • Leo Smit • Louis Kaufman1980Compil.
Darius Milhaud Conducting His Second Violin Concerto / Concertino De Printemps / Danses De JacaremirimDarius Milhaud / Orchestre National De France, Louis Kaufman, Arthur Balsam1976Album
Sonata For Violin & Piano / Duo ConcertantLouis Kaufman, Helene Pignari1972Album
Three Sonates Concertantes For Harp And ViolinLouis Spohr - Susann McDonald, Louis Kaufman1972Album
Music For Violin And PianoWilliam Grant Still – Louis Kaufman, Annette Kaufman1971Album
Antonio Vivaldi The SeasonsLouis Kaufman, Baroque String Ensemble, Henry Swoboda1957Album
Konzert Für Violinen Und Streichorchester In D-DurAntonio Vivaldi, Louis Kaufman, Peter Rybar, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden1957Single
Sonata In A Major • Sonata No.1 In GCésar Franck - Johannes Brahms - Louis Kaufman / Helene Pignari1956Album
Violin Concerto In F — Suite For Violin, Oboe, Trumpet And Strings In DGeorg Philipp Telemann - Louis Kaufman, Sam Zilverberg, Fred Hausdörfer1953Album
Violin Concerto In D ("Adelaide"); Symphony No. 17 In G, K.129; Symphony No. 26 In E-Flat, K.184Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, Louis Kaufman, Otto Ackermann1953Album
Romantic Favorites For ViolinLouis Kaufman With Paul Ulanowsky1953Single
La Cetra [The Lyre], Twelve Concerti, Opus IXAntonio Vivaldi - Louis Kaufman, Orchestre National De France1952Album
Sonata For Violin And Piano, Opus 18 / Sonata In C Major For Violoncello And PianoRichard Strauss / Sergei Prokofiev - Louis Kaufman, Arthur Balsam / Raya Garbousova, David Stimer1952Album
Variations On A Theme By Frank Bridge, Op. 10 / Concerto AccademicoBenjamin Britten / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Victor Desarzens / Louis Kaufman, Zurich Radio Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden1952Album
Trio un F Minor Op.65Antonín Dvořák, Louis Kaufman, Arthur Balsam, Marçal Cervera1952Album
Concerti Delle Stagioni (The Four Seasons)Antonio Vivaldi - Louis Kaufman, Concert Hall String Ensemble, Henry Swoboda1949Album
AmericanaLouis Kaufman, Annette Kaufman1948Album
Serenade For Two Violins And ViolaLouis Kaufman, Grisha Monasevitch, Ray Menhennick - Ernst Toch1948Album
Ramona / Little Log Cabin Of DreamsLouis Kaufman, Louis Spielman1928Single
Vivaldi - Il Cimento Dell’Armonia E Dell’Invenzione - Concerti Per Viola D’Amore E OrchestraClemens Dahinden, Winterthur Chamber Orchestra, Louis Kaufman, Chamber Music Society Orchestra, Johan van Helden, Fred HausdörferAlbum
Concert Souvenirs For Solo ViolinLouis Kaufman With Paul UlanowskyAlbum
Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14; Copland: Piano Concerto, 1926Louis Kaufman With Musical Masterpiece Symphony Orchestra, Walter Goehr • Leo Smit With Unione Musicisti Di Roma, Aaron CoplandAlbum
L'Épreuve De L'Harmonie Et De L'InventionAntonio Vivaldi, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden, Louis Kaufman, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Fred Hausdörfer, Johan van HeldenAlbum
8 Concerti Pour Violon Et Orchestre, Opus 8 "Il Cimento Dell' Armonia E Dell' Invenzione" (Disc 2 **)Antonio Vivaldi, Louis Kaufman, Clemens DahindenAlbum
Sonata No. 1 For Violin And Piano / A Song SonataLouis Kaufman, Theodore SaidenbergAlbum
Trio In G Minor, Opus 15 For Piano, Violin And VioloncelloBedřich Smetana, Rudolf Firkušný, Louis Kaufman, Willem Van Den BurgAlbum
8 Concerti Pour Violon Et Orchestre, Opus 8 "Il Cimento Dell' Armonia E Dell' Invenzione" (Disc 1 *)Antonio Vivaldi, Louis Kaufman, Clemens DahindenAlbum
Sonate Pour Violon Et Piano / Sonate Pour Clarinette Et PianoCésar Franck, Camille Saint-Saëns - Louis Kaufman, Helene Pignari / Herbert Tichman, Ruth BudnevichAlbum
Tchaikovsky Trio In A Minor Opus 50Louis Kaufman, Kurt Reher, Theodore SaidenbergAlbum
Concerto For Violin, Piano, And String QuartetErnest Chausson, Louis Kaufman, Arthur Balsam, Quatuor PascalAlbum
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