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Cello Jewels: works by Brahms, Chopin, Dohnanyi, Franck, Grieg, Fuchs, et al. / Esther Nyffenegger, cello

Audio Samples

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a Theme by Handel, WoO 45
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate fur Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99
>     Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello in B flat major, Op. 8
>     1. Allegro vivace
>     2. Adagio affettuoso
>     3. Allegro passionato
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78
>Dohnányi, Ernst von : Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat minor, Op. 8
>Fuchs, Robert : Fantasiestucke, Op 78
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 1 in B flat major, Op. 45
>Schumann, Robert : Stucke im Volkston (5) for cello (or violin) & piano, Op. 102
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 58
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65
>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
>Grieg, Edvard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36
>Strauss, Richard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6
>Pfitzner, Hans : Sonata for cello & piano in F sharp minor, Op. 1
>Janácek, Leos : Fairy tale
>Janácek, Leos : Presto for cello & piano, JW 7/6

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a Theme by Handel, WoO 45
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate fur Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78
>Dohnányi, Ernst von : Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat minor, Op. 8
>Fuchs, Robert : Fantasiestucke, Op 78
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 1 in B flat major, Op. 45
>Schumann, Robert : Stucke im Volkston (5) for cello (or violin) & piano, Op. 102
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 58
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65
>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
>Grieg, Edvard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36
>Strauss, Richard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6
>Pfitzner, Hans : Sonata for cello & piano in F sharp minor, Op. 1
>Janácek, Leos : Fairy tale
>Janácek, Leos : Presto for cello & piano, JW 7/6
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

To celebrate the 70th birthday of cellist Esther Nyffenegger, DIVOX presents the box set, Cello Jewels - An 8 hour, 7 CD set which catalogs the great breadth of 19th century chamber music literature for cello as performed by Nyffenegger. Nyffenegger proves herself a brilliant, forceful cellist, and DIVOX salutes her on her birthday with this special editions and sincere gratitude for her many years of companionship.



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Works Details

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69
  • Performers: Gerard Wyss (Piano); Esther Nyffenegger (Cello)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 27 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1807-1808

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1815

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1815

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a Theme by Handel, WoO 45
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Notes: Private Villa in Basel (08/30/1975-09/27/1975)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1865

>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 11/1824

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99 :: Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello in B flat major, Op. 8
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99 :: 1. Allegro vivace
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99 :: 2. Adagio affettuoso
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonate für Pianoforte und Violoncello no 2 in F major, Op. 99 :: 3. Allegro passionato
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Annette Weisbrod (Piano)
  • Running Time: 27 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878-1879

>Ernst von Dohnányi (Composer) (1877 - 1960) : Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat minor, Op. 8
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Annette Weisbrod (Piano)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1899

>Fuchs, Robert : Fantasiestücke, Op 78
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Annette Weisbrod (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 1 in B flat major, Op. 45
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 10/13/1838

>Schumann, Robert : Stücke im Volkston (5) for cello (or violin) & piano, Op. 102
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1849

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for cello & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 58
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 06/1843

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845-1846

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
  • Performers: Gerard Wyss (Piano); Esther Nyffenegger (Cello)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1886.
  • Running Time: 26 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Grieg, Edvard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Strauss, Richard : Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880-1883

>Pfitzner, Hans : Sonata for cello & piano in F sharp minor, Op. 1
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 27 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Leos Janácek (Composer) (1854 - 1928) : Fairy tale
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Leos Janácek (Composer) (1854 - 1928) : Presto for cello & piano, JW 7/6
  • Performers: Esther Nyffenegger (Cello); Gerard Wyss (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: ?1910-24