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Ruggiero Ricci

vn, 1918-2012 US, San Bruno, California
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Woodrow Wilson Rich

Ruggiero Ricci (July 24, 1918 – August 6, 2012) was an American violinist known for performances and recordings of the works of Paganini.

     
Instruments
  • Violin
  • Violoncello
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor, Op.7: 3. Ronde à la clochette on Ruggiero Ricci: Decca Recordings 1950-1960 by Ruggiero Ricci
Sonata in a major for violin and piano, I Allegretto ben moderato on Franck, Violin Sonata & Prokofiev, Violin Sonata Op. 94 a by Martha Argerich
Sonata in d major Op. 94a for violin and piano, I Moderato on Franck, Violin Sonata & Prokofiev, Violin Sonata Op. 94 a by Martha Argerich
24 Caprices for Violin, Op. 1: No. 5 in A Minor on Paganini: 24 Caprices by Niccolò Paganini & Ruggiero Ricci
24 Caprices for Violin, Op. 1: No. 24 in A Minor on Paganini: 24 Caprices by Niccolò Paganini & Ruggiero Ricci
Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor, Op.7: 3. La Campanella on Essential Violin by Various Artists
Sonata in a major for violin and piano, IV Allegretto poco mosso on Franck, Violin Sonata & Prokofiev, Violin Sonata Op. 94 a by Martha Argerich
Nocturne No.20 in C sharp minor, Op.posth. - Trans. Nathan Milstein on Virtuoso Violin: Ruggiero Ricci by Ruggiero Ricci
Variations On A Theme By Corelli on A Tribute to Fritz Kreisler by Christian Ferras, Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, Gidon Kremer, Shlomo Mintz, Anne-Sophie Mutter, David Oistrakh & Ruggiero Ricci
Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25 (after G. Bizet) on Sarasate: Orchestral & Chamber Works by Pablo de Sarasate, Ruggiero Ricci, Brooks Smith, London Symphony Orchestra & Pierino Gamba

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The VirtuosoRuggiero Ricci2017Album
Complete Sonatas & Partitas For Solo ViolinJohann Sebastian Bach, Ruggiero Ricci2007Album
Günter Wand-Edition Volume 7Günter Wand, Ruggiero Ricci, Camille Saint-Saëns, Charles Koechlin, Hector Berlioz, Luigi Cherubini, Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester2005Album
Paganini Caprices No.'s 1 thru 24. Opus 1 (complete)Niccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci2004Album
Violin Concerto No. 1 In D MajorNiccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Collins2004Album
The Art Of Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci2003Compil.
Violin Concertos 1 & 2, Romeo & Juliet, Symphony No. 5, Scythian SuiteSergei Prokofiev / Ruggiero Ricci, Ernest Ansermet, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande2000Album
Piano Concerto No.1 - Violin ConcertoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Victoria Postnikova, Ruggiero Ricci, Nederlands Radio Symfonie Orkest, Wiener Symphoniker, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Jean Fournet2000Compil.
Virtuoso ViolinRuggiero Ricci - Niccolò Paganini, Pablo de Sarasate1997Compil.
Ricci Plays Paganini The 24 Caprices (Op.1) On Paganini's “Cannon” Guarneri Del GesúRuggiero Ricci1996Album
Ruggiero Ricci: Carmen FantasyRuggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Pierino Gamba, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet, Georges Bizet, Pablo de Sarasate, Camille Saint-Saëns, Édouard Lalo1996Compil.
Piano Concerto / Violin Concerto / Masquerade Suite / Symphonie No. 2Aram Khatchaturian - Ruggiero Ricci • Alicia De Larrocha1996Compil.
Violin Concertos No. 1 In D Major Opus 6 / No. 2 In B Minor Opus 7Niccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Collins1993Album
Symphonie Espagnole - Concerto Pour PianoÉdouard Lalo, Orchestre Symphonique De Bochum, Matthias Kuntzsch, Ruggiero Ricci, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Marylene Dosse1993Album
Menotti / Barber: Violin ConcertosRuggiero Ricci / Keith Clark, Pacific Symphony Orchestra1992Album
Sonatas And Partitas For Unaccompanied ViolinJohann Sebastian Bach - Ruggiero Ricci1992Album
Virtuoso ShowpiecesRuggiero Ricci, Joanna Gruenberg, Henryk Wieniawski1992Album
Menotti / Barber: Violin ConcertosRuggiero Ricci, Keith Clark, Pacific Symphony Orchestra1991Album
Complete Works For Solo Instrument & OrchestraRobert Schumann, Peter Frankl, Laszlo Varga, Ruggiero Ricci, Susanne Lautenbacher, Francis Orval, Francois Tommasini, Robert Desprez, Robert Janssens, Kurt Masur, János Fürst, Pierre Cao, Siegfried Landau1991Album
Violin ConcertoJohannes Brahms, Ruggiero Ricci1991Album
Complete Works For Solo Instrument & OrchestraAntonín Dvořák -- Rudolf Firkušný • Ruggiero Ricci • Zara Nelsova • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Walter Susskind1990Compil.
Violin ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy And Max Bruch, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Pierino Gamba1989Album
Concerto in D Major For Violin & OrchestraLudwig van Beethoven Beethoven Ruggiero Ricci, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1988Album
Paganiniana The Genoan's LegacyRuggiero Ricci1988Album
Paganiniana The Genoan's LegacyRuggiero Ricci1988Album
Vivaldi 12 Violin Sonatas Op. 2Ruggiero Ricci, Michael Bassett, Dennis Nesbitt1985Album
Violin Sonata / Violin Sonata Op 94aRuggiero Ricci, Martha Argerich - César Franck / Sergei Prokofiev1985Album
Violin Concerto In E Minor And Symphony No. 4Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / The London Symphony Orchestra / Pierino Gamba / Ruggiero Ricci / Claudio Abbado1984Album
Ernst, 6 Studi Polifinici / Wieniawski, 9 Studi-Capricci Op.10Ruggiero Ricci, Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, Henryk Wieniawski1983Album
Works For Violin And GuitarNiccolò Paganini - Ruggiero Ricci, Ernesto Bitetti1983Album
The Complete Sonatas And Partitas For Solo ViolinJohann Sebastian Bach / Ruggiero Ricci1982Album
Mendelssohn - Tchaikovsky Violin ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jean Fournet, Ruggiero Ricci, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest1981Album
Ricci Plays SarasatePablo de Sarasate, Ruggiero Ricci, Brooks Smith1980Album
Wieniawski Virtuoso ShowpiecesRuggiero Ricci, Joanna Gruenberg1980Album
Virtuoso Music For Solo ViolinRuggiero Ricci1979Album
BoleroThe London Symphony Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet, Ruggiero Ricci, Pierino Gamba1979Album
"La Muse Et Le Poète" For Violin, Cello & Orchestra / "Cyprès Et Lauriers" For Organ & Orchestra / "Fantaisie" For Violin & Harp / "Morceau De Concert" For Horn & Orchestra / "Romance" For Horn & OrchestraCamille Saint-Saëns - Ruggiero Ricci • Susanna Mildonian • Jean-Pierre Kemmer • Georges Mallach • Francis Orval, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg1979Album
Complete Works For Violin & PianoJean Sibelius, Ruggiero Ricci, Sylvia Rabinof1979Album
Violin ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy And Max Bruch, Ruggiero Ricci, Bochumer Symphoniker, Matthias Kuntzsch1979Album
Liebesfreund und LiebesleidFritz Kreisler, Ruggiero Ricci1978Album
Paganini Violin Concerto No. 4Niccolò Paganini, Giovanni Bottesini, Ruggiero Ricci, Piero Bellugi1978Album
Works For Violin - Sibelius Violin Concerto, Sinding Suite For Violin And Orchestra, Novacek Perpetuum MobileRuggiero Ricci, Jean Sibelius, Christian Sinding, Ottokar Nováček1978Album
Sogno di Una Notte D'estate / Concerto Per Violino E Orchestra Op. 64Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Ruggiero Ricci1978Album
Violin Concerto / Concertante For Harp, Violin & OrchestraKarl Goldmark / Louis Spohr - Ruggiero Ricci, Susanna Mildonian, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg1978Album
Konzert A-moll Op. 102 / Fantasie C-dur Op. 131Johannes Brahms / Robert Schumann - Ruggiero Ricci, Giorgio Ricci, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur1977Album
Swan Lake HighlightsPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Anatole Fistoulari Conducting Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Ruggiero Ricci1977Album
A Golden JubileeNiccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci1976Album
Double Concerto In A Minor For Violin, Cello & Orchestra/ Fantasy For Violin & OrchestraJohannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Ruggiero Ricci, Giorgio Ricci, Kurt Masur, Philharmonia Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig1976Album
Violin Concerto / Meditation For Violin And Orchestra / Piano Concerto No. 2Alexander Glazunov - Ruggiero Ricci, Philharmonia Hungarica ; Reinhard Peters / Michael Ponti, Westfälisches Sinfonieorchester ; Siegfried Landau1975Album
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 4, Violin Concerto No. 3Camille Saint-Saëns, Grant Johannesen, Ruggiero Ricci, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Bernhard Kontarsky, Pierre Cao1975Album
Ruggiero Ricci Plays The Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn Violin ConcertosRuggiero Ricci, Jean Fournet, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest1975Album
Violin ConcertosJean Sibelius & Antonín Dvořák, Ruggiero Ricci1975Compil.
Three Duos For Violin & CelloLudwig van Beethoven, Ruggiero Ricci, Mihaly Virizlay1975Album
Favourite Violin ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Max Bruch / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Jean Sibelius, Ruggiero Ricci1974Compil.
Violin Concerti Nos. 1 & 2Sergei Prokofiev - Ruggiero Ricci, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Louis De Froment1974Album
6 Sonatas For Violin Solo, Op. 27Eugène Ysaÿe, Ruggiero Ricci1974Album
Violin Concerto - Stenka RazinAram Khatchaturian, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Anatole Fistoulari, Alexander Glazunov, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet1972Album
Concerto No. 4 In D Minor / Grand Duo For Violin, Double And Orchestra / Le StregheThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Piero Bellugi, Ruggiero Ricci1971Album
Bravura! - Virtuoso Showstoppers By Locatelli, Paganini, Ernst, Vecsey, WieniawskiRuggiero Ricci With Leon Pommers1970Album
Violin Plus 1Heitor Villa-Lobos / Camille Saint-Saëns / Sergei Prokofiev / Niccolò Paganini / Antonio Vivaldi - Ruggiero Ricci1970Album
The Violin Concertos - D Minor A Minor E MajorJohann Sebastian Bach - City Of London Ensemble, Ruggiero Ricci1969Album
Ricci Plays Bach Vol. 1Ruggiero Ricci1968Album
Ricci Plays Bach Vol. 3 Sonata And Partita For Unaccompanied ViolinRuggiero Ricci1967Album
Suite No. 3 In G For Orchestra, Op.55Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ernest Ansermet With Ruggiero Ricci1967Album
Suite No.4 For Orchestra - "Mozartiana" / Suite For Orchestra - "Rossiniana"Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ottorino Respighi, Ernest Ansermet, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande With Ruggiero Ricci1967Album
Ricci Plays Bach Vol. 2 Sonata And Partita For Unaccompanied ViolinRuggiero Ricci1967Album
Danzas EspañolasPablo de Sarasate - Ruggiero Ricci, Louis Persinger1967Album
Ricci Plays Bach Vol. 1 Sonata And Partita For Unaccompanied ViolinRuggiero Ricci1967Album
The Glory Of CremonaRuggiero Ricci1964Album
Vivaldi : The Four SeasonsRuggiero Ricci1964Album
Paganini: Violinkonzert Nr. 2 H-moll, Saint-Saëns: Violinkonzert Nr. 1 A-durNiccolò Paganini, Camille Saint-Saëns, Ruggiero Ricci1963Album
Ruggiero Ricci & Ferenc Rados PianoRuggiero Ricci, Ferenc Rados1963Album
The Glory Of Cremora - Ruggerio Ricci Plays 15 Famous ViolinsRuggiero Ricci1963Single
"Meet The Masters" - Ruggiero Ricci Interviewed By Victor Alexander - A Tribute To KreislerFritz Kreisler, Ruggiero Ricci With Brooks Smith, Victor Alexander1962Single
A Tribute To KreislerFritz Kreisler, Ruggiero Ricci With Brooks Smith1962Album
Violin ConcertoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1962Album
Caprichos Op. 1Ruggiero Ricci, Niccolò Paganini1961Single
Violin Concerto (In D Major, Op. 35 / In A Minor, Op. 53)Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Antonín Dvořák1961Album
Ricci Plays SarasatePablo de Sarasate, Ruggiero Ricci, Brooks Smith1961Album
Carmen Fantaisie / Zigeunerweisen / Havanaise / Introduction & Rondo CapricciosoRuggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Pierino Gamba, Georges Bizet / Pablo de Sarasate / Camille Saint-Saëns1960Album
Paganini 24 CapricesRuggiero Ricci, Niccolò Paganini1960Album
Ruggiero Ricci Solo RecitalRuggiero Ricci1960Album
Symphonie Espagnole / TziganeÉdouard Lalo / Maurice Ravel, Ruggiero Ricci, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet1960Album
Zigeunerweisen (Gipsy Airs), Op. 20, No. 1Ruggiero Ricci1959Single
Violin Concerto No. 1Max Bruch - Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Pierino Gamba1959Album
Violin Concerto / Serenade Melancolique ∙ ScherzoJean Sibelius, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra ∙ Øivin Fjeldstad1959Album
Virtuoso ShowpiecesRuggiero Ricci1958Album
Violin Concertos 1 And 2Sergei Prokofiev - Ruggiero Ricci, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet1958Album
Violin ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy And Max Bruch, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Symphony Orchestra, Pierino Gamba1958Album
Violin SonatasJohannes Brahms Performed By Ruggiero Ricci And Julius Katchen1957Album
Sonata No. 7 In C Minor For Violin And Piano, Op. 30 No. 2, Sonata No. 10 In G Major For Violin And Piano, Op. 96Ludwig van Beethoven, Ruggiero Ricci, Friedrich Gulda1954Album
No TitleLouis Persinger, Ruggiero Ricci1953Single
No TitleRuggiero Ricci, Louis Persinger1953Single
Concerto in D Major For Violin & Orchestra Op. 61Ludwig van Beethoven Beethoven Ruggiero Ricci, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1952Album
Caprices, Opus 1Niccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci1951Album
Caprices Nºs 13 Through 24 Op. 1Niccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci1950Album
Caprices Nºs 13 Through 24 Op. 1Niccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci1950Album
Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In D Major Moto Perpetuo Moses Fantasy Witches' DanceNiccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux, Eugène Bigot1949Album
Chaconne ( Extraite De La Partita No.2 En Ré MineurRuggiero Ricci, Johann Sebastian BachSingle
Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21 / Violin Concerto In D Minor, Op. 47Ruggiero Ricci, Ernest Ansermet / Øivin Fjeldstad, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande / The London Symphony Orchestra, Édouard Lalo / Jean SibeliusSingle
Paganini: Violinkonzert Nr. 2 H-moll Und Violinstücke Italienisher MeisterNiccolò Paganini, Ruggiero Ricci, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max RudolfAlbum
Fritz Kreislers WelterfolgeRuggiero RicciAlbum
Zigeunerweisen 1-2Ruggiero RicciAlbum
The Glory Of CremonaRuggiero RicciAlbum
VIVALDI SAINT SAENS PAGANINI VILLA LOBOS PROKOFIEFFRuggiero RicciAlbum
A Paganini RecitalRuggiero Ricci, Louis Persinger - Niccolò PaganiniAlbum
Zigeunerweisen, Romanza Andaluza, ZapateasoPablo de Sarasate, Ruggiero Ricci, Louis PersingerSingle
Concerto For Violin & OrchestraAram Khatchaturian, Ruggiero Ricci, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Anatole FistoulariAlbum
Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 In B Minor, Opus 61 Ravel: TziganeRuggiero Ricci, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux, Eugène BigotAlbum
Concerto For Violin In D Major, Opus 35Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Ruggiero Ricci, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London Conducted By Sir Malcolm SargentAlbum
Introduction and Tarantella (Op. 43 Sarasate)Ruggiero Ricci, Louis PersingerAlbum
"Meet The Masters" Ruggiero Ricci Musical Selections From A Tribute To KreislerRuggiero Ricci, Brooks SmithAlbum
All The Music For Violin And Orchestra, All The Music For Cello And OrchestraCamille Saint-Saëns - Ruggiero Ricci, Laszlo VargaCompil.
Virtuose ViolinstückeRuggiero Ricci, Ernest LushSingle
Bach Sonata No.1 In G Minor For Unaccompanied Violin (BWV 1001) / Sonata No.4 In D Minor For Unaccompanied Violin (BWV 1004)Ruggiero RicciAlbum
Violin ConcertosPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Ruggiero RicciAlbum
3 Concerti Per Violino In La Minore, In Mi Maggiore, In Re MinoreJohann Sebastian Bach - Ruggiero Ricci, City Of London EnsembleAlbum
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