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Elgar: Cello Concerto; Dvorak: Silent Woods / Gabetta, Venzago

Venzago / Gabetta / Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 03/30/2010 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 7630812   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarAntonín DvorákOttorino RespighiPeteris Vasks
Performer:  Sol Gabetta
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"She balances of warmth and melancholy moving between glowing and thoughtful music making, her soulful sound permeates the moments of intensity." – [Elgar: Cello Concerto] Generalanzeiger, Germany

In addition to Elgar's famous Cello Concerto, the album is further enhanced by beautiful new arrangements of poetic, shorter works by Elgar, including "Salut d'amour," "Sospiri" and "Capricieuse", and romantic pieces by Antonín Dvorák and Ottorino Respighi. The limited first edition of this album is released with a bonus CD featuring the spectacular composition "Gramata cellam - a book for cello solo," by the Latvian Peteris Vasks which Sol Gabetta often plays as
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
2.
From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68/B 133: no 5, Silent Woods by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Bohemia 
3.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
4.
La capricieuse, Op. 17 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; England 
5.
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
6.
Rondo for Cello and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 94 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Bohemia 
7.
Adagio con variazioni for Cello and Orchestra by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Mario Venzago
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Rome, Italy 
8.
Gremata cellam "Book for Cello": no 1, Marcatissimo by Peteris Vasks
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; Latvia 
9.
Gremata cellam "Book for Cello": no 2, Dolcissimo by Peteris Vasks
Performer:  Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; Latvia 

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