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Rostropovich - Mastercellist - Legendary Recordings 1956-78


Release Date: 04/02/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471620   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákRobert SchumannPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyAlexander Glazunov,   ... 
Performer:  Mstislav RostropovichAlexander Dedyukhin
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanGennadi RozhdestvenskyMstislav RostropovichSeiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraLeningrad Philharmonic OrchestraBoston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1968 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 41 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Stereo recording. 
2. Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1960 
Venue:  Wembley Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Stereo recording. 
3. Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1886-88; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1978 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Stereo recording. 
4. Chant du ménéstrel, Op. 71 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1900 
Date of Recording: 08/1975 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Stereo recording. 
5. Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1956 
Venue:  Polskie Nagrania, Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 31 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6. Introduction and Polonaise for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 12/1956 
Venue:  Polskie Nagrania, Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1956 
Venue:  Polskie Nagrania, Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
8. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1956 
Venue:  Polskie Nagrania, Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz and Mstislav Rostropovich 
9. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1956 
Venue:  Polskie Nagrania, Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 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)
Cello Concerto In A Minor, Op.129: 1. Nicht zu schnell
Cello Concerto In A Minor, Op.129: 2. Langsam
Cello Concerto In A Minor, Op.129: 3. Sehr lebhaft
String Quartet No.1 In D, Op.11 - Orchestral Version: 2. Andante cantabile
Chant du Ménestrel op.71
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19: 1. Lento - Allegro moderato
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19: 2. Allegro scherzando
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19: 3. Andante
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19: 4. Allegro mosso
Introduction and Polonaise, Op.3
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
Impromptu in G flat, D.899 No.3 - transcription for Cello and Piano by Heifetz/Rostropovich
Kinderszenen, Op.15 - Cello and Piano: Träumerei

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