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Great Cello Concertos / Yo-yo Ma


Release Date: 11/20/1989 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 44562   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnCamille Saint-SaënsRobert SchumannAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma
Conductor:  José L. GarciaLorin MaazelSir Colin DavisAndré Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraORTF National OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  José L. Garcia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2. Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Venue:  Radio France Studios, Paris, France 
Length: 18 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3. Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Herculessaal, Munich, Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Venue:  Philharmonie, West Berlin, Germany 
Length: 42 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Venue:  Walthamston Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 53 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
Concerto No. 1 in A minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Nicht zu schnell
Langsam
Sehr lebhaft
I. Allegro
II. Adagio, ma non troppo
III. Finale. Allegro moderato
I. Adagio; Moderato
II. Lento; Allegro molto
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro

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