6 CD / Doremi / 2009-10-13Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Walter Piston: Variations for cello & orchestra; Boris Tchaikovsky: Partita for cello, piano, harps...
Performers: Adams, Glynne [viola]; Perlman, Itzhak; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Foss, Lukas [Composer]
At Carnegie Hall in 1967, Mstislav Rostropovich presented 30 cello concertos in eight concerts organized by impresario Sol Yurok. This 6-CD set includes 22 of...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2007-10-01Works: Walter Piston: Variations for cello & orchestra; Duo for cello & piano; Arthur Berger: Duo for cello & piano; Arthur Foote: Pieces (3) for cello & piano, Op. 1; Robert Evett: Concerto for Cello no 2
Performers: Freeman, Robert [Piano]; Leguia, Luis
Conductors: Noe, Kevin; Bales, Richard
Ensemble: ; University of Texas Chamber Orchestra
The repertoire along - featuring the first commercial recording of the Piston Variations and the elegant Evett Concerto - is enticing enough. But there's much...continue...
1 CD / Crystal Records / 2006-04-04Works: Otto Luening: Suite for cello (or viola) & piano; Witold Lutoslawski: Bucolics, pieces (5) for viola & cello (originally for piano solo); Rebecca Clarke: Pieces (2) for viola & cello; Ralph Vaughan W...
Performers: Cortese, Paul; Coryn, Herwig; Roc, Artanios
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-07-01Works: Walter Piston: Quintet for flute & string quartet; String Sextet; Quartet for piano & strings; Quintet for piano & strings
Performers: Buswell, James; Glyde, Judith; Hall, Dimity; Kelly, Randolph; Kuchar, Theodore; Munro, Ian; Walsh, Michele
Walter Piston was twenty-six before he began to study composition, eventually moving to Paris as a pupil of Dukas and Nadia Boulanger. Though his music...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 1995-04-16Works: Robert Kurka: The Good Soldier Schweik, suite from the opera; Peter Mennin: Concerto for cello & orchestra; Walter Piston: Symphony no 1
Performers: Starker, Janos
Conductors: Whitney, Robert; Mester, Jorge
Ensemble: Louisville Orchestra