Probably the preeminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman is known for his brilliant technique, direct interpretation and precision. Perlman was only 26 years old when he made these recordings for EMI but went on to have a long association with the company, making over 70 recordings. Perlman has appeared with every major orchestra in the world, showcasing his talent at music festivals, recitals, and concerts around the world. This recording of "Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 6" composed by Niccolo Paganini & "Carmen Fantasy op25" composed by Pablo Sarasate was recorded in London's Kingsway Hall on 9 & 10 August 1971. Produced by the legendary Suvi Raj Grubb and engineered by Robert Gooch. Cut at Abbey Road Studios from the original stereo analogue master tapes with the Neumann VMS80 lathe fed an analogue pre-cut signal from a specially adapted Studer A80 tape deck with additional playback head. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl to audiophile standards.