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Best Cello 50 / Various
Release Date: 10/12/2010 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 31659   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiMathias Georg MonnFranz Joseph Haydn,   ... 
Performer:  Pablo CasalsPaul TortelierMstislav RostropovichLynn Harrell,   ... 
Conductor:  Pinchas ZukermanChristopher Warren-GreenSir John BarbirolliIona Brown,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraLondon Chamber OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
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Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2. Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3. Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
4. Concerto for Cello in G major, RV 413: 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
5. Concerto for Cello in B minor, RV 424 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
6. Concerto for Cello in G minor: 1st movement, Allegro by Mathias Georg Monn
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Austria 
7. Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1: 1st movement, Moderato by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
8. Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2: 3rd movement, Allegro by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
9. Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in C major, G 6 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello), Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1770 
10. Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Wouter Möller (Cello)
Conductor:  Hans-Martin Linde
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linde Consort
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
11. Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in G major, G 5: 1st movement, Allegro militare by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello), Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
12. Concerto for Cello in G major, G 480: 3rd movement, Allegro by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Conductor:  Juha Kangas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
13. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3 in A major, Op. 69: 3rd movement, Adagio cantabile-Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello), Eric Heidsieck (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
14. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
15. Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra/Piano in B minor, Op. 43 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
16. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Christopher van Kempen (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
17. Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
18. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
19. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8: 4th movement, Allegro poco mosso by César Franck
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
20. Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 36: 2nd movement, Andante by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Norway 
21. Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Robert Cohen (Cello)
Conductor:  Zdenek Macal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
22. Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
23. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Natalie Clein (Cello)
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
24. Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Natalie Clein (Cello)
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
25. Don Quixote, Op. 35: Excerpt(s) by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Germany 
26. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
27. Concerto for Cello in D major: 3rd movement, Molto vivace by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra

Sound Samples

Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Prélude
Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Allemande
Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Courante
Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Sarabande
Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Menuet I & II
Cello Suite No.1 in G BWV1007: Gigue
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Prélude (Remasterisé En 1987)
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Allemande (Remasterisé En 1987)
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Courante (Remasterisé En 1987)
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Sarabande (Remasterisé En 1987)
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Bourrées 1 Et 2 (Remasterisé En 1987)
Suite Pour Violoncelle Seul N°3 En Ut Majeur BWV 1009 : Gigue (Remasterisé En 1987)
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Prélude
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Allemande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Courante
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Sarabande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Gavotte I
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Gavotte II
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV 1007-12, Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011: Gigue
Cello Concerto in G major RV413 (1992 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Cello Concerto in B minor RV 424: I Allegro non molto
Cello Concerto in B minor RV 424: II Largo
Cello Concerto in B minor RV 424: III Allegro
Cello Concerto in G minor: I. Allegro
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1 in C Major, Ho. VIIb/1 (Cadenzas: Benjamin Britten) (1999 Digital Remaster): I. Moderato - Cadenza
Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Hob. VIIb: 2 (Op. 101): III. Rondo (Allegro) - Cadenza
Sonata No. 6 for cello and continuo in C major G6 : I. Allegro
Sonata No. 6 for cello and continuo in C major G6 : II. Largo assai
Sonata No. 6 for cello and continuo in C major G6 : III. Allegro moderato
Concerto in B flat major for Cello and Orchestra G482: I. Allegro moderato
Sonata No. 5 in G major for cello and continuo G5: II. Allegro militare
Concerto in G major for cello and orchestra G480 : III. Allegro
Sonate N°3 En La Majeur Op.69 : III Adagio Cantabile
Sonate N°3 En La Majeur Op.69 : IV Allegro Vivace
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Op. 102/2 (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro con brio
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Op. 102/2 (1988 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio con molto sentimento d'affetto
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Op. 102/2 (1988 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro - Allegro fugato

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