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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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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for cello by various composers. Soloist: Yo-Yo Ma. Includes work(s) for cello by various composers. Soloist: Yo-Yo Ma. Read less

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) 

Sound Samples

Going To School
IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano (Album Version)
II. Andante con moto e poco rubato from Three Preludes (Album Version)
II. Largo from "Winter", Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 from the Four Seasons
Doce de coco
II. Largo from Concerto No. 1 in G minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 49 (Album Version)
Cinema Paradiso: Looking for You from Giuseppe Tornatore Suite
The Swan from Carnival of the Animals (Chamber Version)
Yanzi (Swallow Song) (Album Version)
II. Andante from Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 102 (Album Version)
Soledad (Album Version)
No. 4 Mikin Pekko from Five Finnish Folk Songs (Album Version)
First Impressions (Instrumental)
Song Without Words, Op. 109
Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission (Excerpt)

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