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Legendary Performers - Casals - Early Recordings 1925-1928


Release Date: 12/13/1994 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 61616   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAnton RubinsteinFranz SchubertFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Pablo CasalsNicolai MednikoffEdward Gendron
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564: Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Written: 1708-17 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alexander Siloti, Pablo Casals 
2.
Melodies (2) for Piano, Op. 3: no 1 in F major by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1926 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: David Popper 
3.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hugo Becker 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1925-28 
Length: 120 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: David Popper 
5.
Goyescas: Intermezzo by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914-1916; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gaspar Cassadó 
6.
Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 01/05/1926 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pablo Casals 
7.
Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 6, Jota by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pablo Casals 
8.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 01/31/1928 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 54: no 5, Spanish Dance "Vito" by David Popper
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 01/31/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Jocelyn, Op. 100: Ah! ne t'éveille pas encor "Berceuse" by Benjamin Godard
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
Gavotte tendre by Paul Hillemacher
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/19/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Martinus Seiveking 
13.
Stücke (3) for Cello and Piano, Op. 11: no 3, Mazurka in G minor by David Popper
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1874; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/05/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
15.
Serenata napoletana, Op. 24 no 2 by Giovanni Sgambati
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/01/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: A. Bouman 
16.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/19/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: August Wilhelmj 
17.
Chanson villageoise, Op. 62 no 2 by David Popper
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Edward Gendron (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1925 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
18.
Pieces (12) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 85: no 12, Abendlied by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
19.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 3, Menuet by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Date of Recording: 01/05/1926 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
20.
Romance for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 35 by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
21.
English Suite no 6 in D minor, BWV 811: Gavotte by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/31/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fernand Pollain 

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