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Mendelssohn, Chopin, Strauss: Cello Sonatas / Piatigorsky, Pennario, Firkunsny


Release Date: 06/10/2008 
Label:  Testament   Catalog #: 1419   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnFrédéric ChopinRichard Strauss
Performer:  Gregor PiatigorskyLeonard PennarioRudolf Firkusny
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The playing is lean and refined, invariably with a fast, fairly narrow vibrato.... I'd challenge anyone to find a finer account of the Chopin." -- Gramophone "The playing is lean and refined, invariably with a fast, fairly narrow vibrato.... I'd challenge anyone to find a finer account of the Chopin." -- Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in D major, Op. 58 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
2. Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
3. Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880-1883; Germany 

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