The Essential Joshua Bell [Sony] - B?la Fleck (banjo); Edgar Meyer (bass); Frederic Chiu (piano); John Williams (piano); Joshua Bell (violin); Mike Marshall (guitar); Mike Marshall (violin); Mike Marshall (mandola); Sam Bush (violin); Sam Bush (mandolin); Simon Mulligan (piano)

Track Listing
  1. The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Danse Russe
  2. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
  3. Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
  4. Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro
  5. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 28: 3. Moderato - Allegretto
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  1. The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Danse Russe
  2. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
  3. Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
  4. Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro
  5. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 28: 3. Moderato - Allegretto
  6. Beau Soir, arrangement for violin & piano (after Debussy)
  7. Introduction and Tarantella, for violin & orchestra, Op. 43
  8. Song Without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ("Fr?hlingslied"), Op. 62/6
  9. ?l?gie: O doux printemps d'autrefois, for voice & piano (from "M?lodies, Vol.1")
  10. Variations on "O mamma, mamma cara" from "Carnival of Venice" for violin & orchestra in A major, Op. 10, MS 59
  11. Apr?s un r?ve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
  12. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: 3. Rondo. Allegro
  13. Preludes (3) for piano: Prelude No. 1
  14. Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
  15. I Got Rhythm, song (from Girl Crazy, 1930)
  16. Ladies in Lavender, film score: Ladies in Lavender
  17. The Red Violin, film score: The Red Violin
  18. The Red Violin, film score: Pope's Concert
  19. The Red Violin, film score: Coitus Musicalis
  20. Make Our Garden Grow, song for voice & orchestra or piano (from "Candide")
  21. West Side Story Suite, for violin & orchestra (after Bernstein): (Excerpt)
  22. New York, New York, song for voice & piano (from "On the Town")
  23. Ladies in Lavender, film score: Fantasy for violin and orchestra
  24. Short trip home, for violin, double bass, mandolin & guitar
  25. BT, for violin, mandolin, mandola & double bass
  26. Death by triple fiddle
  27. Etude for piano No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 10/4, CT. 17
  28. Our Love Is Here to Stay, song (from The Goldwyn Follies, film)
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Existing fans of violinist Joshua Bell are already well-acquainted with the broad scope of repertoire and performance abilities ranging deftly from the classical concerto repertoire to his well-known collaborations with Edgar Meyer. For those unfamiliar with Bell's recorded works, this two-disc set of The Essential Joshua Bell provides quite a ...