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Britten: The Three Suites For Cello / Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir

Britten / Thorsteinsdottir
Release Date: 11/22/2011 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3154  
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

BRITTEN THORSTEINSDOTTIR (CELLO) THE THREE SUITES FOR CELLO- SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 72; SECOND SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 80; THIRD SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 87 BRITTEN THORSTEINSDOTTIR (CELLO) THE THREE SUITES FOR CELLO- SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 72; SECOND SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 80; THIRD SUITE FOR CELLO, OP. 87 Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Cello solo no 3, Op. 87 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; England 
2. Suite for Cello solo no 2, Op. 80 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
3. Suite for Cello solo no 1, Op. 72 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 

Sound Samples

Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto primo: Sostenuto e largamente –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: I. Fuga: Andante moderato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: II. Lamento: Lento rubato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto secondo: Sostenuto –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: III. Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: IV. Marcia: Alla marcia moderato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto terzo: Sostenuto –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: V. Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: VI. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto: Presto
Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: I. Declamato: Largo
Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: II. Fuga: Andante
Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: IV. Andante lento
Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80: V. Ciaccona: Allegro
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: I. Introduzione: Lento
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: II. Marcia: Allegro
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: III. Canto: Con moto
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: IV. Barcarola: Lento
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: V. Dialogo: Allegretto
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: VI. Fuga: Andante espressivo
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: VII. Recitativo: Fantastico
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: VIII. Moto perpetuo: Presto
Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: IX. Passacaglia: Lento solenne

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