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Classic Library: Saint- Saëns: Cello Concertos / Isserlis


Release Date: 03/22/2005 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 65845   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Steven IsserlisJoshua BellFrancis Grier
Conductor:  Michael Tilson ThomasChristoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraNorth German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
2. Concerto for Cello no 2 in D minor, Op. 119 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
3. La muse et le poète, Op. 132 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello), Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; France 
4. Suite for Cello and Piano, Op. 16 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; France 
Notes: Arranger: Camille Saint-Saëns. 
5. Prière for Violin/Cello and Organ, Op. 158 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Francis Grier (Organ), Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; France 

Sound Samples

Allegro non troppo
Menuet
Finale
Allegro moderato e maestoso; Andante sostenuto
Allegro non troppo; Cadenza; Tempo I; Molto Allegro
La Muse et le Poète; Op. 132
Prélude
Sérénade
Gavotte
Romance
Tarantelle
Prière/Prayer/Gebet, Op. 158

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