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Round Midnight / Twelve Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic


Release Date: 08/13/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57319   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edward "Duke" EllingtonLeonard BernsteinTraditionalGeorge Gershwin,   ... 
Performer:  Janne SaksalaSimon RattleTill BronnerLudwig Quandt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Historical instruments utilized by the Twelve Cellists are as follows:
Georg Faust: Giovanni Baptista Grancino, Milan - 1705
Ludwig Quandt: Giovanni Ruggeri, Cremona - late 17th century
Dietmar Schwalke: Joseph Antonius Rocca, Turin - 1850
Richard Duven: Giovanni Baptista Rogeri, Brescia - 1706
Christoph Igelbrink: Jannuarius Gagliano, Naples - 1743
Olaf Maninger: Antonio Stradivari, Cremona - 1698
Martin Manking: Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris - 1845
Knut Weber: Giovanni Testore, Milan - 1779
Nikolaus Römisch: Josef Guarnerius [son of Andrea], Cremona - 1714
David Riniker: Giovanni Baptista Grancino, Milan - 1717
Jan Dieselhorst: Giovanni Francesco Celoniatus, Turin - 1720
Martin Löhr: Giovanni Baptista
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Works on This Recording

1. Caravan by Edward "Duke" Ellington
Performer:  Janne Saksala (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Juan Tizol.
Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
2. West Side Story: America by Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Rolf Kühn. 
3. Nobody knows the trouble I've seen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
4. Oh, Kay!: Clap yo' hands by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Mikhail Tsygutkin. 
5. Pink Panther: Theme by Henry Mancini
Performer:  Janne Saksala (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
6. Moonlight Serenade by Glenn Miller
Performer:  Janne Saksala (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
7. The flower is a key (A rap for Mozart)) by Sergio Cárdenas
Performer:  Simon Rattle (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; Ansbach, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
8. Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
9. Amerika 2002: In Memoriam by Robert Brookmeyer
Performer:  Till Bronner (Trumpet), Till Bronner (Flugelhorn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
10. Deep river by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. 
11. Ragtime by Shigeaki Saegusa
Performer:  Ludwig Quandt (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
12. Spain by Chick Corea
Performer:  Janne Saksala (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Mikhail Tsygutkin. 
13. 'Round Midnight by Cootie Williams
Performer:  Till Bronner (Flugelhorn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1944; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was composed in collaboration with Cootie Williams.
Arranger: Till Bronner.
This work was written in collaboration with Thelonious Monk (1917 - 1982). 

Sound Samples

Caravan
America (from West Side Story)
Nobody knows the trouble I have seen
Clap you'hands
The Pink Panther
Moonlight Serenade
The Flower is a key (Rap for Mozart)
Prelude No.2 from Piano Preludes
Amerika 2002, In Memoriam: Part 1
Amerika 2002, In Memoriam: Part 2
Deep River
Ragtime
Spain
'Round Midnight

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