CD and Tape Recordings by Miriam Kramer

NEW RECORDING

Miriam Kramer and British pianist Nicholas Durcan have recorded for Naxos the violin and piano music of the great 20th century Polish composer Karol Szymanowski. This will be the sixth CD in Miriam's discography.

The following Cds and audio cassette are available for purchase by mail. To sample some of Ms. Kramer's work, please select the green-colored titles, clicking on either the Quicktime or MP3 links. Your browser's preferences must be set appropriately to receive either (MOV) or (MP3) files — QuickTime, Windows Media Player, and RealAudio Player, among other programs and plug-ins, will work. Please be patient while the file loads. We have attempted to compress the musical clips to facilitate speedy download time, but in doing so, the sound quality of the recording is lowered. Rest assured that the CDs and tape are of the finest quality.

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Karol Szymanowski
Music for Violin and Piano
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
Nicholas Durcan- Piano

$15 USD

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allmusic.com

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VIOLIN SONATA IN D MINOR, OP. 9 (1904)
   1. Allegro Moderato 11:00 (QTime 2.4mb) (MP3 448K)
   2. Andantino Tranquillo E Dolce 7:23 (QTime 2.8mb) (MP3 556K)
   3. Finale: Allegro Molto, Quasi Presto 5:50 (QTime 1.5mb) (MP3 284K)
BERCEUSE d'AITACHO ENIA 4:24
MYTHES, OP 30 (1915)
   1. La Fontaine d'Aréthuse 6:41
   2. Narcisse 8:23
   3. Dryades Et Pan 8:29
ROMANCE, OP 23 (1910) 6:31
NOTTURNO AND TARANTELLA OP 28 (1915)
   1. Notturno: Lento Assai 5:27 (QTime 1.5mb) (MP3 252K)
   2. Tarantella: Presto Appassionato 6:31 (QTime 664K) (MP3 104K)
CHANT DE ROXANE FROM "KING ROGER (1924) 5:35 (QTime 11.8mb) (MP3 444K)

NAXOS 8.557748    (Playing Time: 76:45)

 

Recorded in Potton Hall, Westleton, Suffolk from 8-10 June 2005
Producer and engineer: Michael Ponder
Booklet Notes: Richard Whitehouse
Cover image: Narciso by Paolo Zeccara (by kind permission)


String Celebrations CD Album

String Celebrations
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
Simon Over - Piano

A CD sampling of the musical variety available from String Celebrations for your event. Check the details.

 

$15 USD

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1 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (QTime 143K) (MP3 190K)
2 Largo
3 Castle on a Cloud
4 Salut d'Amour
5 Canon
6 Edelweiss
7 Air
8 Blue Danube Waltz
9 Winter from the Four Seasons
10 Danny Boy
11 Czardas (QTime 104K) (MP3 139K)
12 Consider Yourself
13 Chrysanthemum
      (African American Intermezzo)
14 The Wind That Shakes the Barley
15 The Bridal
16 Greensleeves
17 Two Guitars
18 The Fascinator
19 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
20 Makin' Whoopee (QTime 92K) (MP3 123K)
21 Lullabye of Birdland
22 Take Five
23 Summertime (QTime 189K) (MP3 251K)
24 Theme from Titanic
     (My Heart Will Go On)
(QTime 457K) (MP3 604K)

 

Mozart

Handel
Schoenberg
Elgar
Pachelbel
Rogers
Bach
Strauss
Vivaldi
Trad.arr.Kreisler
Monti
Bart
Joplin

Irish Folksong
Irish Folksong
Vaughan Williams
Trad. Folksong
Joplin
Kern
Donaldson

Shearing
Desmond
Gershwin
Horner

Miriam Kramer - String Celebrations
with Simon Over Piano
Recorded at St. Michael's Church, Highgate
Produced by Chris Hazell
Engineered by Liz Cox
Mastered and compiled at Black Box Music
Cover picture by Leon Martin Photography
Design by Kube

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String Celebrations
(Audio Cassette)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
C. Summerhayes - Piano

An audio cassette sampling of the musical variety available from String Celebrations for your event. Check the details.

$7 USD

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Side A
Classical Repertoire
DeFalla - Spanish Dance (QTime 239K) (MP3 317K)
Leclair - Sonata In D, last movement
De Capua - O Sole Mio
Gossec - Gavotte
Dvorak - Humoresque
Jolson - Anniversary Waltz
Gluck-Krelsler- Melodie
Kreisler- Liebesleid
Kreisler- Liebesfreud
Schubert - Serenade
Gershwin - Prelude No. 2
Brahms - Hungarian Dance

Side B
World Favorite Melodies
Fiddler on the Roof
- Hine Ma Tov I (QTime 89K) (MP3 120K)
Sunrise Sunset - Hine Ma Tov II (QTime 120K) (MP3 160K)
Der Neir Yid - Reb Dovidl
A Zemer - Yesh Li Gan
Jerusalem of Gold - Greene Cousine (QTime 151K) (MP3 201K)
Tumbalalaika - Bublitchki
Oifn Pripetchok - Sahkl
Rozinkes mit Mandlen - Shayn vee deh Levoneh (QTime 87K) (MP3 116K)
HafinJan - Bashana Habaah (QTime 83K) (MP3 111K)
Hava Nagila - Nigun Bialik
Erev Shel Shoshanim - Oseh Shalom (QTime 191K) (MP3 253K)

Chopemout Chopemout
Trinity Mews, Cambridge Gardens, London W106JA

String Celebrations:
A New Century
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
David Silkoff - Piano

Miriam Kramer releases an exciting new CD - String Celebrations: A New Century - an eclectic mix of light classical, jazz, love songs, and old World favorites. Check the details.

$15 USD

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Handel - La Rejouissance 1:26 (QTime 128K) (MP3 384K)
Clark - Trumpet Voluntary 1:11
Purcell - Trumpet Melody 1:58
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro 3:21 (QTime 248K) (MP3 772K)
Hadar - Erev Shel Soshanim 2:35 (QTime 148K) (MP3 456K)
Traditional - Eishet Chayil 2:23 (QTime 252K) (MP3 784K)
Traditional - V'Erastich 3:23 (QTime 72K) (MP3 664K)
Bock - Fiddler on the Roof 1:25
Bock -Sunrise Sunset 3:17
Bock - To Life 1:42
Howardt - Fly Me to the Moon 2:21 (QTime 56K) (MP3 472K)
Traditional - Simcha Medley 4:17 (QTime 56K) (MP3 464K)
Skytar/Velasquez - Besame Mucho 2:59 (QTime 80K) (MP3 724K)
Traditional - Klezmer Medley 5:22 (QTime 52K) (MP3 460K)
Gade - Jealousy 3:38 (QTime 108K) (MP3 984K)
Young - When I Faa in Love 2:38 (QTime 84K) (MP3 768K)
It Had to Be You 2:22
Gardner - Misty 3:33
Gibb Brothers - How Deep Is Your Love 2:13
Aznavour - She 2:31 (QTime 84K) (MP3 760K)
Kern - Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine 2:49
Perkins - Stars Fell on Alabama 2:33
Lloyd Webber - Tell Me on a Sunday 2:45 (QTime 76K) (MP3 704K)
Loowe - I Could Have Danced All Night 1:13


Recorded at Bluestone Studios, Notting Hill Gate, London
Produced and Engineered by Chris Wyles and Mat Hempell
Cover Picture by Leon Martin Photography
Sleeve Design by Sam at River Pro Audio, London

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Ernest Bloch
Violin Sonatas Nos 1 & 2
Suite Hebraique
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
Simon Over - Piano

$10 USD

Read the review in
American Record Guide

Gramaphone Magazine "Editor's Choice" for June 2000

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Suite hebraique
    1. Rapsodie   
    2. Processional
    3. Affirmation (QTime 191K) (MP3 254K)
Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano
    4. Agitato
    5 Molto quieto
    6. Moderato
7 Abodah (A Yom Kippur Melody)
8 Melody
9 Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano
   (Poeme mystique)


11:47
    6:02
    2:11
    3:29

30:58
   11:55
    9:34
    9:23

6:08
2:44

23:17

Recorded at the Church of St. Silas, Chalk Farm, London from 16th to 18th November 1998
Producer and Engineer Michael Ponder
Publishers G. Schirmer (tracks 1-7, Carl Fischer (tracks 7 & 8), and Leuekart (track 9).
Cover Painting: The Castle at Chillon by John William Inchbold
(1830-88)(Bridgeman Art Library)

NAXOS  8.554460   (Paying Time: 75:07)

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Joseph Achron
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
Simon Over - Piano

$15 USD

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American Record Guide

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PREMIERE SUITE EN STYLE ANCIEN, Op.21 (1906) *
   1. Prelude   3:02
   2. Fughetta   1:37 (QTime 91K) (MP3 122K)
   3. Gigue   2:37
VIOLIN SONATA, Op.29 (1910)*
   4. First movement: Bewegt und aufgeregt   14:20
   5. Second movement: Hirtenliebe traumend   11:33
   6. Third movement: Interludium   4:58
   7. Fourth movement: Keck und sehr freudig   6:22
CHILDREN'S SUITE (tr. Heifetz)*
   8. First movement: Jumping with Tongue Out   1:25
   9. Second movement: Sleep My Puppy   0:51
   10. Third movement: Birdies   1:20
   11. Fourth movement: March of Toys   1:16
   12. Fifth movement: Mamma, Tell a Fairy Tale   1:25
   13. Sixth movement: The Top   0:58
   14. Seventh movement: The Caravan   1:19
   15. Eighth movement: Parade with Presents   1:34
16.PRELUDE, Op.13 (1910)   3:25
STIMMUNGEN, Op.32 (1910)
   17. No.1 - Andantino malinconico   1:57
   18. No.2 - Molto espressivo   3:57
19. HEBREW MELODY, Op .33 (1911)   5:53 (QTime 305K) (MP3 404K)
20. HEBREW LULLABY, Op.35 (1912)   3:26
21. LES SYLPHIDES, Op.18 (1905)   4:36 (QTime 125K) (MP3 166K)

* WORLD PREMIERE RECORDINGS

ASV CD QS 6235   (Playing Time: 79:16)

Produced and recorded by Michael Ponder
Recorded in St. Silas Church, Kentish Town, London
14-16 April 1999
Designed by Studio B, The Creative People
Cover "The Menorah" by Mark Ranshaw


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Hebrew Melody
Jewish Music for Violin & Piano
(CD)

Miriam Kramer - Violin
Simon Over - Piano

$15 USD

Read the review by Henry Roth in The Strad

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BAAL SHEM - Three pictures of Chassidic life (Bloch)
   1. First Movement: Vidui   3:04
   2. Second Movement: Nigun   6:31 (QTime-188K) (MP3- 256K)
   3. Third Movement: Simchas Torah   4:53
4. MELODIE HEBRAIQUE: KADDISH (Ravel, arr. Gardan)   4:34
5. THE CHASSID (Chajes)   4:34 (QTime- 257K) (MP3- 309K)
6. OIFN PRIPETSHOK (Warshavsky)   1:49
7. MEIN FIDL (Trilling)   3:29
8. NUMBERED DAYS (Glinkovsky)   2:47
9. ELI, ELI (trad., arr. Rosenblatt)   3:15
10. KOL NIDREI, OP.47 (1881)(Bruch)   9:03
11. PRAYER, OP24 NO.1 (Chajes)
FOUR PIECES (Lavry)
   12. Efrath   2:59
   13. Dani   2:24
   14. Mama   3:16
   15. Varda   1:06 (QTime 188K) (MP3 249K)
16. RAISINS & ALMONDS (Goldfaden, arr. Collins)   3:44
17. ELEAZAR'S SONG from La Juive (Halevy)   4:04
18. DANCE IMPROVISATIONS ON A HEBREW FOLK MELODY (Achron)   3:44
19. HEBREW DANCE (Achron)   8:07 (QTime 314K) (MP3 416K)   

ASV   CD QS 6186   (Playing Time: 78:43)

Produced & recorded by Michael Ponder
Recorded in St. Silas Church, Chalk Farm, London
Publishers: Boosey & Hawkes (1-3), United M.P. (4), Cop. Con. (5-8, 11-15, 18,19), Campbell Connelly (16)
Designed by Studio B, The Creative People
Cover Image by Corel