"Le Carnaval russe" Op. 11 is one of the most spectacular compositions by Henryk Wieniawski. Filled with folk atmosphere and full of brilliant virtuosity, it blends the 19th century tradition of violin carnivals started by Niccolo Paganini in the "Carnival of Venice" Op. 10, which later inspired other violinist - composers. (from the Introduction)
Polonaise Brillante No. 2, Op. 21 for Violin and Piano
Henryk Wieniawski, celebrated virtuoso violinist and composer, completed his Polonaise No. 2 at the zenith of his career in 1869. This Critical Urtext Edition is based on the composer's manuscript and the first printed edition (Schott 1875). Edited by Endre Granat.