February 4, 2013 at 3:57 PMHow to make a classical cd that will sell well, although you are not the best violinist in the world?? : Record Rieding op. 21,25,34,36, Küchler op15, Járdányi for violin + orchestra on cd because IT HAS NEVER BEEN RECORDED on cd.
Itzhak Perlmann has recorded Rieding op.35, Seitz op.13 and Accolay1 for violin + orchestra on cd, and several Polish pianists and violinists have recorded some violin concertos for children and adult beginners (see below). But Küchler op.15, Rieding op.21,25,34,36, Járdányi concertino HAVE NEVER BEEN RECORDED on cd for violin + orchestra, although these pieces are high of my best, best-seen videos (see below) on my Youtubechannel, in my top-10 list of the last 4 ½ years that Violin concerto Youtube channel 'HenriVieuxtemps' has existed, and of my last year (because some violin concertos are not so long on my channel and are therefore not seen so often) .
You should expect that often-played iron repertoire pieces like Bruch1, Mendelssohn, Tsajikovsky, Brahms and Beethoven would be high in the top-10, because they are also on Violin concerto Youtubechannel 'HenriVieuxtemps', next to many unknown, obscure (and sometimes 2th rank) violin concertos.
So you can see that in the CD market, there is a big eagerness to buy these pupil-violin concertos on 1 or 2 cd’s of an average professional soloist (because the difficulty level of these concerto’s is not high) + professional orchestra of about 13 string-players (3 1th violinists, 3 2nd violinists, 3 viola’s, 3 cello’s, 1 double bass).
Every child who begins with violin lessons or every adult beginner you can give such a cd on his/her birthday as present, and than they have a good reference how to play those pieces from their violin lessons. Küchler op.15 with orchestra + Járdányi with orchestra you van find on YouTube: Küchler
So a new challenge for professional violinists is not to record the Bruch1/Mendelssohn-cd, Beethoven + 2 Romances-cd, Tsajikovsky +Lieu Cher-cd, Brahms-cd , because we have enough of these of big names from the past and this time, but instead to record these sort of “childish” violin concertos . The 4th and 5th violin concertos of Paganini are also in my Top-10 lists. They are never played in concert halls (only the 1st and 2nd sometimes) and seldom recorded (like Arthur Grumiaux who recorded the 4th and Accardo who recorded the 1-6). So that is another hole in the market. But perhaps the reason these Paganini Concertos are recorded so seldom is that it is too difficult -- and Rieding is recorded so seldom, because it is too easy.
OK, the 2 Bach violin concerto’s are recently quite popular and in the Top 10. But how many professional violinists will read my arguments on Violinist.com and will change their market strategy, and how much influence I will have (in the conservative violinist world)? I think there is a bigger chance of a new Bruch1/Händelssohn-cd than a Rieding op. 21,25,34,35,36, Küchler op. 15, Jardanyi-cd or a Paganini 4,5-cd.
Total most views top10 from may 2008
Video Views Minutes seen Likes
1. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.35 in B minor 169.745 155.325 654
2. Rieding, Oskar Concertino op.21 in A minor in Hungarian style 100.324 75.117 366
3. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.34 in G majeur 88.659 51.871 237
4. Küchler, Ferdinand opus 15 in D major v conc. in Vivaldi style 77.287 35.498 255
5. Paganini, Niccolo 5th violinconcerto mvt 3 Rondo 72.685 72.593 352
6. Wieniawski, Henryk 8 Etudes Caprices op.10 5,6,7,8 68.292 34.112 252
7. Beriot, Charles A. de mvt1+2 9th violin concerto 61.135 60.663 273
8. Paganini, Niccolo 4th violinc. mvt1(end) Allegro maestoso 53.655 6.797 198
9. Wieniawski, Henryk op.18 for 2 violins part 1,2,3,4 50.914 82.019 318
10. Seitz, Friedrich Pupil's violin concerto No.1 op13. in G major 47.497 27.894 135
Last 365 days most popular:
Video Views Minutes seen Likes
1. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.35 in B minor 85.974 156.224 394
2. Wieniawski, Henryk 8 Etudes Caprices op.10 5,6,7,8 44.704 34.312 177
3. Rieding, Oskar Conc. op.21 in A minor in Hungarian style 43.433 75.674 174
4. Paganini, Niccolo 5th violinconcerto mvt 3 Rondo 41.827 73.112 256
5. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.34 in G majeur 35.986 52.304 102
6. Wieniawski, Henryk op.18 for 2 violins part 1,2,3,4 33.804 82.647 217
7. Küchler, Ferdinand opus 15 in D major vc in Vivaldi style 33.122 35.818 139 8. Bach, J.S. violin concerto in E major BWV 1042 31.418 104.144 189
9. Beriot, Charles A. de mvt1+2 9th violin concerto 30.391 61.005 137
10. Accolay, Jean Baptiste violin concerto in A minor 24.111 44.615 121
Last 3 weeks most popular
Video Views Minutes seen
1. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.35 in B minor 5.112 23.436
2. Bach, J.S. violin concerto in E major BWV 1042 3.327 16.017
3. Rieding, Oskar Concertino op.21 in A minor in Hungarian style 3.074 12.508
4. Bach, J.S. violin concerto in A minor BWV 1041 2.608 11.280
5. Paganini, Niccolo 5th violinconcerto mvt 3 Rondo 2.559 10.721
6. Rieding, Oskar violin concerto op.34 in G majeur 2.502 8.296
7. Wieniawski, Henryk op.18 for 2 violins part 1,2,3,4 2.314 11.244
8. Küchler, Ferdinand opus 15 in D major violin concerto in Vivaldi style 2.287 5.746
9. Sarasate, Pablo de Spanish Dances op.22 no.1 Romanza Andaluza 1.838 5.465
10. Beriot, Charles A. de mvt1+2 9th violin concerto 1.804 8.580
Itzhak Perlman - Concertos from my Childhood violin+orchestra
Rieding: Violinkonzert op. 35
Seitz: Schüler-Konzert Nr. 2 op. 13
Accolay: Violinkonzert Nr. 1
Beriot: Scene de Ballet op. 100
Viotti: Violinkonzert Nr. 22
Violin Concertos for Children, Vol.1 [Import] violin+piano
Ella Susmanek (Performer), Elzbieta Jarszewska-Kordykiewicz (Performer) and others.
Oskar Rieding op.21,25,34,35, Antonio Vivaldi op.7no.2, Adolf Huber op.7, Ferdinand Küchler op.15, Friedrich Seitz op.13, Grazyna Bacewicz vc in G major, Jean-Baptiste Accolay in A minor,
Violin Concertos for Children violin+piano, Vol. 2[Import]
Ella Susmanek (Performer), Elzbieta Jarszewska-Kordykiewicz (Performer)
Charles August de Beriot (Composer), Franz Joseph Haydn (Composer), Gustav Hollaender (Composer), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Composer), Rene Ortmans (Composer), Friedrich Seitz (Composer), Giovanni Battista Viotti (Composer), Antonio Vivaldi (Composer)
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