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Appassionato / Yo-yo Ma


Release Date: 01/09/2007 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 702668   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John T. WilliamsCésar FranckGeorge GershwinAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  John T. WilliamsYo-Yo MaKathryn StottJeffrey Kahane,   ... 
Conductor:  Ton KoopmanEugene OrmandyEnnio MorriconeClaudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraRoma Sinfonietta Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Memoirs of a Geisha: Going to School by John T. Williams
Performer:  John T. Williams (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2005 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: John Williams . 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8: 4th movement, Allegro poco mosso by César Franck
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Kathryn Stott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 2003 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worchester, MA 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jules Delsart. 
3.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Jeffrey Kahane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1992 
Venue:  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Yo-Yo Ma; Jascha Heifetz. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Harpsichord), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/2003 
Venue:  De Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden, Netherlands 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5.
Doce de Coco by Jacob do Bandolim
Performer:  Romero Lubambo (Guitar), Paquito D'Rivera (Clarinet), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2002 
Venue:  Right Track Studio, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jorge Calandrelli. 
6.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in G minor, Op. 49: 2nd movement, Largo by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: USSR (1948 - 1949). 
7.
Giuseppe Tornatore Suite: Nostalgia (from Cinema Paradiso) by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Gilda Butta (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Ennio Morricone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/2003 
Venue:  Forum Music Village Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This suite is based on the following film scores: 'THE LEGEND OF 1900,' 'CINEMA PARADISO,' 'MALENA,' 'A PURE FORMALITY.' 
8.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Gaby Casadesus (Piano), Philippe Entremont (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Paris, France (05/29/1978 - 05/31/1978) 
9.
Yanzi (Swallow Song) by Traditional
Performer:  Kojiro Umezaki (Shakuhachi), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Silk Road Ensemble
Written: China 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Zhao Lin. 
10.
Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double": 2nd movement, Andante by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
11.
Soledad by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Octavio Brunetti (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
12.
Finnish Folksongs (5) for Cello and Piano: no 4, Mikin pekko by Michio Mamiya
Performer:  Joel Fan (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13.
First Impressions by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Edgar Meyer (Piano), Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1995 
Venue:  Sound Emporium, Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
14.
Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Written: 1845 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
15.
The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Gilda Butta (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Ennio Morricone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; Italy 
Venue:  Forum Music Village Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Forum Music Village Studios, Rome, Italy (06/16/2003 - 06/23/2003) 

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