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Jacqueline Du Pre - The Complete EMI Recordings [17-CD Set]


Release Date: 05/08/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 91934   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarFrederick DeliusCamille Saint-SaënsAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Jacqueline Du PréDaniel BarenboimGerald MooreErnest Lush,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir John BarbirolliSir Malcolm SargentDaniel BarenboimSir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 17 
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In the 25th anniversary year of her death, EMI Classics pays tribute to British cellist Jacqueline du Pré with the release this luxury box set. Du Pré brought such searing intensity and radiant joy to her cello playing that, despite a career that was tragically curtailed by multiple sclerosis, continues to impact musicians today.

The Complete EMI Recordings is a 17-CD treasury uniting du Pré’s entire EMI Classics legacy and includes – for the first time on CD – two Bach sonata movements from her 1962 debut recital recording. Mastered by Abbey Road, the collection also features a 32-page booklet detailing the life and art of du Pré. Included in the collection is her legenedary 1965 recording of the
Read more Elgar Cello Concerto in E Minor conducted by Sir John Barbirolli – to which many have described as the definitive” interpretation.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Date of Recording: 8/19/1965 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
2.
Concerto for Cello by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
Date of Recording: 1/1965 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
3.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 9/24/1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
4.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1970 
Venue:  Medinah Temple, Chicago 
5.
From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68/B 133: no 5, Silent Woods by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1970 
Venue:  Medinah Temple, Chicago 
6.
Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
7.
Concerto for Cello in G minor by Mathias Georg Monn
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Austria 
Date of Recording: 9/20/1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
8.
Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/13/1967 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
9.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 4/1967 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
10.
Concerto for Cello in D minor by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1/1973 
Venue:  Live Severance Hall, Cleveland 
11.
Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
Date of Recording: 4/1967 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
12.
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
Date of Recording: 4/1968 
Venue:  London, England 
13.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 12/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
14.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
15.
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
Date of Recording: 7/15/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
16.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1/7/1962 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
17.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1/26/1962 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
18.
Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1703-1705; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
19.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
20.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
21.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
22.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
23.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
24.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a theme by Handel, WoO 45 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
25.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
26.
Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 8/1970 
Venue:  Live Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
27.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 1 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
28.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 1 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
29.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 44 "Variations on an Original Theme" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1792; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
30.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 1 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
31.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
32.
Allegretto for Piano and Strings in B flat major, WoO 39 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
33.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 12 in E flat major, Hess 48 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1790-1792; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
34.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
35.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 6 in E flat major, Op. 70 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
36.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 11 in G major, Op. 121a "Kakadu Variations" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803/1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
37.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 9 in E flat major, WoO 38 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1791; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1969-1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
38.
Trio for Piano, Clarinet/Violin and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
39.
Les goûts réunis, ou Nouveaux concerts: no 13 in G major by François Couperin
Performer:  William Pleeth (Cello), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Date of Recording: 3/17/1963 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
40.
Don Quixote, Op. 35 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Desmond Bradley (Violin), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Herbert Downes (Viola)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Germany 
Date of Recording: 4/1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
41.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
42.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
43.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1965 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
44.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1965 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
45.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ernest Lush (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 9/3/1962 
Venue:  Live Edinburgh, England 
46.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 1, El paño moruno by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
47.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 3, Asturiana by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
48.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 5, Nana by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
49.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
50.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 6, Canción by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
51.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 7, Polo by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 3/22/1961 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
52.
Trio for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 50 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1882; Russia 
Date of Recording: 7/1972 
Venue:  Live Frederick Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv 
53.
Sicilienne in E flat major by Maria Theresia Paradis
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 7/16/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
54.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 7/16/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
55.
Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Written: 1845 
Date of Recording: 7/15/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
56.
Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 4/1/1969 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
57.
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564: Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Roy Jesson (Organ), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Written: 1708-17 
Date of Recording: 7/15/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
58.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Osian Ellis (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 7/21/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
59.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/21/1962 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
60.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65: Marcia by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 2/25/1965 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
61.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65: Scherzo by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 2/25/1965 
Venue:  BBC Studios, London 
62.
Sicilienne in E flat major by Maria Theresia Paradis
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/8/1963 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
63.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/8/1963 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 

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