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Portrait Of Yo-yo Ma


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 44796   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsJohann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaPhilippe EntremontGaby CasadesusEmanuel Ax,   ... 
Conductor:  Michio MamiyaJosé L. Garcia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pro Musica NipponiaEnglish Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Philippe Entremont (Piano), Gaby Casadesus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: 5th movement, Bourée by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  Vanguard Studios, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
Variations (7) for Cello and Piano on Mozart's "Bei Männern", WoO 46 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  Wellesley, Massachusetts 
Length: 9 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4.
Sakura-Sakura by Traditional
Performer:  Patricia Zander (Harpsichord), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Michio Mamiya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pro Musica Nipponia
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Japan 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Michio Mamiya 
5.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Patricia Zander (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 
6.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Patricia Zander (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Patricia Zander (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Patricia Zander (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Tambourin chinois, Op. 3 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Patricia Zander (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
10.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Patricia Zander (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  José L. Garcia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 37 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Swan from Carnival of the Animals
Boureé from Suite No. 3 in C Major for Unaccompanied Cello
Seven Variations in E-flat Major on the Theme Bei Männern, Welche Liebe Fühlen, from Mozart's Die Zauberflüte, WoO. 46
Sakura, Sakura
Songs My Mother Taught Me from Gypsy Melodie, Op. 55
Schön Rosmarin
Liebesleid
Liebesfreud
Tambourin Chinois
Caprice No. 24
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro

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