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Strauss, Britten: Cello Sonatas / Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax


Release Date: 10/15/2013 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 55632  
Composer:  Richard StraussBenjamin Britten
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaEmanuel Ax
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Cello Sonata is among the best of the early Strauss pieces, and with what loving luxury it is played by Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax. Britten's Cello Sonata, the accompanying piece here, may be the more profound music of the two, but together they make a handsome pair.

-- Bernard Holland, The New York Times [1/4/2004]
The Cello Sonata is among the best of the early Strauss pieces, and with what loving luxury it is played by Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax. Britten's Cello Sonata, the accompanying piece here, may be the more profound music of the two, but together they make a handsome pair.

-- Bernard Holland, The New York Times [1/4/2004] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880-1883; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  Jordan Hall, Boston 
Length: 29 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  Jordan Hall, Boston 
Length: 22 Minutes 1 Secs. 

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