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Ultimate Cello Classics - The Essential Masterpieces

Ultimate Cello / Various
Release Date: 09/11/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000972402   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákCamille Saint-SaënsTomaso AlbinoniRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Julian Lloyd WebberSamuel SandersHeinrich SchiffJohn Birch,   ... 
Conductor:  Václav NeumannNicholas CleoburyMaxim ShostakovichYan Pascal Tortelier,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for cello by various composers. Soloist: Julian Lloyd Webber. Includes work(s) for cello by various composers. Soloist: Julian Lloyd Webber. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
2.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Samuel Sanders (Piano), Heinrich Schiff (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
3.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
5.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
6.
Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Maxim Shostakovich
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Length: 19 Minutes 44 Secs. 
7.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 18 Minutes 57 Secs. 
9.
Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
11.
Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra/Piano in B minor, Op. 43 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
12.
Romance for Bassoon and Orchestra, Op. 62 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
13.
Une idylle, Op. 4 no 1 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  John Birch (Organ), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 29 Minutes 17 Secs. 
15.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 21 Secs. 
16.
Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 59 Secs. 
17.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 29 Minutes 26 Secs. 
18.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 30 Secs. 
19.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 53 Secs. 
20.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 23 Minutes 15 Secs. 
21.
Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
22.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 51: no 6, Valse sentimentale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
23.
Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67: no 9, Sumaré by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1921; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
24.
Papillon for Cello and Piano in A major, Op. 77 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
25.
Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
26.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
27.
Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
28.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
29.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
30.
Cantabile for Violin and Piano in D major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1824 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
31.
Introduction and Variations from Rossini's Mosè "Dal tuo stellato soglio" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1819 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
32.
Canti giapponesi (2), for cello & orchestra by Enrico Mainardi
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
33.
Kleine Phantasiestücke (3) nach ungarischen Nationalmelodien: no 1 by Franz Schmidt
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
34.
Music for Children, Op. 65: no 10, March by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
35.
Pieces (8) for Cello and Piano, Op. 48: no 2, Waltz in A major by Reinhold Gliere
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
36.
Original Rags by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
37.
Elite Syncopations by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104: 1. Allegro
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104: 2. Adagio ma non troppo
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104: 3. Finale (Allegro moderato)
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le Cygne
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
Kinderszenen, Op.15: 7. Träumerei
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: 10. Choral: "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33: Allegro non troppo - Animato - Allegro molto - Tempo I - Allegretto con moto - Tempo I - Un poco meno allegro - Più allegro (Tempo I) - Molto allegro
Elégie, Op.24
Ave Maria: arr. from Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846
Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra, Op.43
Romance, Op.62
Une Idylle, Op.4, No.1
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 1. Adagio - Moderato
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 2. Lento - Allegro molto
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 3. Adagio
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 4. Allegro

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