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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Cello in G major, RV 413
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Cello, strings & continuo in B minor, RV 424
>Monn, Georg Matthias : Concerto for Cello in G minor
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op 101/H 7b no 2
>Boccherini, Luigi : Sonata for cello & continuo in C major, G. 6 (Six Sonatas no 2)
>Boccherini, Luigi : Concerto for Cello no 9 in B flat major, G 482
>Boccherini, Luigi : Sonata for cello & continuo in G major, G. 5 (Six Sonatas no 3)
>Boccherini, Luigi : Concerto for Cello no 7 in G major, G 480
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2
>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109
>Chopin, Frédéric : Introduction and Polonaise for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 3
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65
>Paganini, Niccolò : Introduction and Variations from Rossini's Mosè "Dal tuo stellato soglio"
>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191
>Dvorak, Antonin : Silent Woods (Klid), for cello & piano (arr. from From the Bohemian Forest, B. 133), B. 173 (Op. 68/
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Allegro appassionato for Cello and Piano in B minor, Op. 43
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33
>Fauré, Gabriel : Elegie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
>Grieg, Edvard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Kol Nidrei, for cello & orchestra, Op. 47
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
>Strauss, Richard : Don Quixote, Op. 35
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Sullivan, Arthur : Concerto for Cello (orchestral part lost; reconstructed by C. Mackerras and D. Mackie)
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello
>Sibelius, Jean : Pieces (4) for cello & piano, Op. 78
>Casals, Pablo [Cello] : El Cant Dels Ocells for cello & piano
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Music for Children, Op. 65
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella
>Piazzolla, Astor : Adios Nonino, tango
>Britten, Benjamin : Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
>Bloch, Ernest : Schelomo
>Barber, Samuel : Concerto for Cello, Op. 22
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126
>Tavener, John : The Protecting Veil
>Gubaidulina, Sofia : Canticle of the Sun (Sonnengesang), for cello, 2 percussionists & chorus
>Milhaud, Darius : Concerto, for cello & orchestra (or piano) no 1, Op. 136
>Paganini, Niccolò : Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
>Kreisler, Fritz : Allegretto in the style of Boccherini
>Giardini, Felice : Tamborino
>Prokofiev, Sergei : March & Scherzo for piano, Op. 33 ter (arr. from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33)
>Kreisler, Fritz : La Gitana
>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : L'Heure exquise, for voice & piano (no 5 from Chansons grises)
>Nin, Joaquin : Granadina
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Sadko
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Hopak
>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
>Paganini, Niccolò : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>Popper, David : Elfentanz (Dance of the Elves), for cello & piano, Op. 39
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72
>Popper, David : Hungarian Rhapsody for Cello and Piano, Op. 68
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 1 for 8 Cellos
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
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Notes & Reviews:

This 6-CD set contains a fine collection of 100 favorite cello classics, performed by some of the world's leading artists. Among them are giants of the past such as Pablo Casals, Janos Starker, Pierre Fournier, Paul Tortelier, Jacqueline du Pre, and Mstislav Rostropovich, as well as more recent stars like Lynn Harrell, Truls Mork, Steven Isserlis, Julian Lloyd Webber, Robert Cohen, Han-Na Chang, Gautier Capuçon, and Natalie Clein!



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
  • Performer: Pablo Casals (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 15 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Cello in G major, RV 413 :: 1. Allegro
  • Performer: Lynn Harrell (Cello)
  • Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Cello, strings & continuo in B minor, RV 424
  • Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Ensemble: London Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Monn, Georg Matthias : Concerto for Cello in G minor :: 1. Allegro
  • Performers: Valda Aveling (Harpsichord); Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 7 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 :: 1. Moderato
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1765.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1765

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op 101/H 7b no 2 :: 3. Finale
  • Performer: Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Conductor: Iona Brown
  • Ensemble: Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1783

>Boccherini, Luigi : Sonata for cello & continuo in C major, G. 6 (Six Sonatas no 2)
  • Performers: Maggie Cole (Harpsichord); Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Boccherini, Luigi : Concerto for Cello no 9 in B flat major, G 482 :: 1. Allegro moderato
  • Performer: Wouter Moller (Cello)
  • Conductor: Hans-Martin Linde
  • Ensemble: Linde Consort
  • Running Time: 8 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto

>Boccherini, Luigi : Sonata for cello & continuo in G major, G. 5 (Six Sonatas no 3) :: 2. Allegro militaire
  • Performers: Maggie Cole (Harpsichord); Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Boccherini, Luigi : Concerto for Cello no 7 in G major, G 480 :: 3. Allegro
  • Performer: Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Conductor: Juha Kangas
  • Ensemble: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 :: 3. Adagio cantabile -
  • Performers: Eric Heidsieck (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1807-1808

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 :: 4. Allegro vivace
  • Performers: Eric Heidsieck (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1807-1808

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2
  • Performers: Jacqueline du Pré (Cello); Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1815

>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performers: Paul Tortelier (Cello); Robert Weisz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 11/1824

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  • Performers: John Newmark (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 :: 2. Sehr lebhaft
  • Performer: Natalia Gutman (Cello)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1850.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1850

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109
  • Performers: Jacqueline du Pré (Cello); Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 10/1845

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Introduction and Polonaise for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 3
  • Performers: Natalie Clein (Cello); Charles Owen (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1829-1830

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65 :: 3. Largo
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845-1846

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Introduction and Variations from Rossini's Mosè "Dal tuo stellato soglio"
  • Performers: Maude-Martin Tortelier (Cello); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Conductor: Paul Tortelier
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1819

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 :: 1. Allegro [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Silent Woods (Klid), for cello & piano (arr. from From the Bohemian Forest, B. 133), B. 173 (Op. 68/
  • Performer: Timothy Walden (Cello)
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 12/28/1891

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 :: 2. Allegretto quasi menuetto
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1865

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 :: 3. Andante [Excerpt]
  • Performers: Stephen Hough (Piano); Timothy Hugh (Cello)
  • Conductor: Andrew Davis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1881

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double" :: 3. Vivace non troppo [Excerpt
  • Performers: Gautier Capuçon (Cello); Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 :: 4. Allegro molto
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Allegro appassionato for Cello and Piano in B minor, Op. 43
  • Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
  • Conductor: Antonio Pappano
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1875

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: Ian Brown (Piano); Christopher Kampen (Cello); Susan Tomes (Piano)
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 :: 1. Allegro non troppo
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1872

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Elégie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Ensemble: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 :: 4. Allegretto poco moss
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grieg, Edvard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36 :: 2. Andante molto tranquillo
  • Performers: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano); Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 :: Introduct
  • Performer: Robert Cohen (Cello)
  • Conductor: Zdenek Macal
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Kol Nidrei, for cello & orchestra, Op. 47
  • Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
  • Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: Jewish.
  • Running Time: 12 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
  • Performer: Natalie Clein (Cello)
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
  • Performer: Natalie Clein (Cello)
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879-1899

>Strauss, Richard : Don Quixote, Op. 35 :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
  • Ensemble: Dresden Staatskapelle
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1897

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
  • Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Sullivan, Arthur : Concerto for Cello (orchestral part lost; reconstructed by C. Mackerras and D. Mackie) :: 3. Molto vivace
  • Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1866

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello :: 1. Adagio - Moderato
  • Performer: Natalie Clein (Cello)
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1919

>Sibelius, Jean : Pieces (4) for cello & piano, Op. 78 :: Romance
  • Performers: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano); Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915

>Casals, Pablo [Cello] : El Cant Dels Ocells for cello & piano
  • Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
  • Conductor: Antonio Pappano
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1972

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Music for Children, Op. 65 :: Marche
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1935

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Adagio
  • Performers: Alexander Dedyuhkin (Piano); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Piazzolla, Astor : Adiós Nonino, tango
  • Ensemble: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 :: 4. Passacaglia
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Britten
  • Ensemble: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1963
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Bloch, Ernest : Schelomo :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Ensemble: French National Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1915-1916

>Barber, Samuel : Concerto for Cello, Op. 22 :: 2. Andante sostenuto
  • Performer: Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1945

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107 :: 1. Allegretto
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1959.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1959

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40 :: 4. Allegro
  • Performers: Dmitry Shostakovich (Piano); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126 :: 2. Scherzo
  • Performer: Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1966.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1966

>Tavener, John : The Protecting Veil :: The Incarnation
  • Performer: Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1987

>Gubaidulina, Sofia : Canticle of the Sun (Sonnengesang), for cello, 2 percussionists & chorus :: [Excerpt]
  • Performers: Simon Carrington (Percussion); Neil Percy (Percussion); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Conductor: Ryusuke Numajiri
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1997

>Milhaud, Darius : Concerto, for cello & orchestra (or piano) no 1, Op. 136 :: 1. Nonchalant
  • Performer: János Starker (Cello)
  • Conductor: Walter Susskind
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1934

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11
  • Performers: John Newmark (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
  • Performers: John Newmark (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Kreisler, Fritz : Allegretto in the style of Boccherini
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); János Starker (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Giardini, Felice : Tamborino
  • Performers: Maude-Martin Tortelier (Cello); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Prokofiev, Sergei : March & Scherzo for piano, Op. 33 ter (arr. from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33) :: March (Love of
  • Performers: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello); Alexey Zybtsev (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1922
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Kreisler, Fritz : La Gitana
  • Performers: Pierre Fournier (Cello); Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 05/1919

>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : L'Heure exquise, for voice & piano (no 5 from Chansons grises)
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Nin, Joaquin : Granadina
  • Performers: John Newmark (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Sadko :: Chant hindou
  • Performers: Catrin Finch (Harp); Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1895-1896

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Hopak
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); János Starker (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1926

>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
  • Performers: Alexander Dedyuhkin (Piano); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1905

>Niccolò Paganini (Composer/Violin) (1782 - 1840) : Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); János Starker (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1817

>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
  • Performers: John Newmark (Piano); Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1907

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 :: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix
  • Performers: Frank Braley (Piano); Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859-1877

>Popper, David : Elfentanz (Dance of the Elves), for cello & piano, Op. 39
  • Performers: Alexander Dedyuhkin (Piano); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1881

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056 :: Arioso
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); János Starker (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1738

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performers: Pierre Fournier (Cello); Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72 :: 4. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1964
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Waltz - Coda
  • Performers: Alexander Dedyuhkin (Piano); Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Popper, David : Hungarian Rhapsody for Cello and Piano, Op. 68
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); János Starker (Cello)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1893

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 1 for 8 Cellos :: 3. Fugue
  • Ensemble: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Live