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Pierre Fournier Edition: Complete Recordings on DG, Decca & Philips


Release Date: 02/10/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4796909  
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsEdouard LaloMax BruchErnest Bloch,   ... 
Performer:  Pierre FournierGéza AndaWolfgang SchneiderhanGiusto Cappone,   ... 
Conductor:  Jean MartinonAlfred WallensteinFerenc FricsayHerbert von Karajan,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 25 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sixty-five years since he first recorded for Decca, we are proud to celebrate the artistry of this most distinguished of cellists and the wealth of recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, Decca and Philips – presented here together for the very first time in this 25-CD limited edition set which includes a 64-page booklet with new liner notes (in English, French & German) and rare artist photos. Sixty-five years since he first recorded for Decca, we are proud to celebrate the artistry of this most distinguished of cellists and the wealth of recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, Decca and Philips – presented here together for the very first time in this 25-CD limited edition set which includes a 64-page booklet with new liner notes (in English, French & German) and rare artist photos. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in D minor by Edouard Lalo
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1960 
Venue:  Salle de la Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 27 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1960 
Venue:  Salle de la Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 19 Minutes 20 Secs. 
3.
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
Date of Recording: 05/1960 
Venue:  Salle de la Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Schelomo by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Alfred Wallenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1966 
Venue:  UFA Recording Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 21 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano), Wolfgang Schneiderhan (Violin), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Don Quixote, Op. 35 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Giusto Cappone (Viola), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Germany 
7.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, RV 409 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Festival Strings Lucerne
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
8.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Length: 38 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Alfred Wallenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
10.
Pičces en concert, for cello & string ensemble by François Couperin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
11.
Concerto for Cello no 3 in A major, Wq 172/H 439 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1753; Berlin, Germany 
12.
Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
13.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 1 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 1 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C minor, Op. 1 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 6 in E flat major, Op. 70 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 21 Minutes 35 Secs. 
20.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 21 Minutes 10 Secs. 
21.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 26 Minutes 56 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 15 Minutes 29 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 20 Minutes 8 Secs. 
24.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a theme by Handel, WoO 45 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 12 Minutes 28 Secs. 
25.
Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 9 Minutes 17 Secs. 
26.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 10 Minutes 57 Secs. 
27.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 5 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
28.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
29.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
30.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
31.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
32.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in G major on a theme by Handel, WoO 45 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
33.
Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
34.
Variations (12) for Cello and Piano in F major on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", Op. 66 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
35.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
36.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
37.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
38.
Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
39.
Variations Concertantes for Cello and Piano, Op. 17 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
40.
Stücke (5) im Volkston for Cello and Piano, Op. 102 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
41.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
42.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
43.
Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in E major by François Francoeur
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
44.
Sonata in E Major for Cello and Piano: Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivo by François Francoeur
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
45.
Sonata for Cello in C Major: Tempo di minuetto by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
46.
Sonates progressives (6) for Violin and Piano: no 3 in D minor, J 101/Op. 10 no 3 - Rondo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810; Germany 
47.
Sonates progressives (6) for Violin and Piano: no 3 in D minor, J 101/Op. 10 no 3 - Larghetto by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810; Germany 
48.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
49.
Golden Cockerel: Hymn to the sun by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
50.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
51.
Adagio and Allegro for Horn/Cello and Piano in A flat major, Op. 70 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
52.
Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod) by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
53.
Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 51: No. 6, Valse sentimentale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
54.
Sechs Lieder, Op. 86: Feldeinsamkeit by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Germany 
55.
Elfentanz (Dance of the Elves), for cello & piano, Op. 39 by David Popper
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Austria 
56.
Rondo for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 94 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Bohemia 
57.
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125: Le cygne "The Swan" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
58.
Fantasia on the G String by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
59.
Pezzo capriccioso for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 62 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Lamar Crowson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
60.
Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 25 Minutes 28 Secs. 
61.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 45 Secs. 
62.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 23 Minutes 4 Secs. 
63.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 51 Secs. 
64.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 27 Minutes 3 Secs. 
65.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 19 Minutes 4 Secs. 
66.
Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
67.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
68.
Don Quixote, Op. 35 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Germany 
69.
Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
70.
Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in E minor, Op. 14 no 5/RV 40 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; Venice, Italy 
71.
Pičces en concert, for cello & string ensemble by François Couperin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
72.
Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
73.
Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Chasidic Life: No. 2. Nigun by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923 
74.
Chanson Louis XIII & Pavane by François Couperin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
75.
Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
76.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: Fileuse (Spinning Song) by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
77.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
78.
Granadina by Joaquin Nin
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1923 
79.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
80.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
81.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 1 in G major, BWV 1027 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
82.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
83.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
84.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Austria 
85.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Jean Fonda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Norway 

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