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Great Moments In Cello Playing

Casals / Shafran / Feuermann
Release Date: 11/01/2001 
Label:  Cello Classics   Catalog #: 11006   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Emanuel MoorFranz Joseph HaydnSir Edward ElgarEnnio Bolognini,   ... 
Performer:  Zara NelsovaWilfred ParryBlas NetPablo Casals,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Some of the finest recordings ever made on the cello including several rare examples not heard before on CD. A personal selection by the renowned cellist and collector, Keith Harvey, of some of the most spectacular and treasured recordings of the last century. While some of the artists represented will be familiar to many, there are also several included whose work will astonish afficionados of string playing of the highest order. This is the second in Cello Classics' historical series. Some of the finest recordings ever made on the cello including several rare examples not heard before on CD. A personal selection by the renowned cellist and collector, Keith Harvey, of some of the most spectacular and treasured recordings of the last century. While some of the artists represented will be familiar to many, there are also several included whose work will astonish afficionados of string playing of the highest order. This is the second in Cello Classics' historical series. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prelude for cello & piano, Op. 123 by Emanuel Moor
Performer:  Zara Nelsova (Cello), Wilfred Parry (Piano)
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2.
Work(s): Unspecified Minuett and Variations arr. for cello & piano by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 1916 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H. 7b/2 (Op. 101): Cadenza by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Emanuel Feuermann (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 4th movement, Allegro-Moderato-Allegro - Excerpt(s) by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Anthony Pini (Cello)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5.
Serenata del Gaucho, for solo cello by Ennio Bolognini
Performer:  Ennio Bolognini (Cello)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6.
Introduction, Theme & Variations, for cello & piano (after theme by Schubert) by Gregor Piatigorsky
Performer:  Gregor Piatigorsky (Cello), Ralph Berkowitz (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
7.
Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ernest Lush (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8.
Pieces (2) for Piano, Op. 45: no 2, Guitarre by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello), Peter Gallion (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9.
High School for Cello Playing, Op. 73: no 28 in A major by David Popper
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
10.
Pieces (5) for cello & piano, Op 25: Scherzo by Yuri Shaporin
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
11.
Fantasy on Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le Coq d'or," for violin & orchestra by Efrem Zimbalist
Performer:  Alexander Rudin (Cello), Vladimir Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12.
Concert Etudes (2), Op. 55: no 1, Spinning Song by David Popper
Performer:  Arnold Fooldesy (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1920 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
13.
Plainte for cello and piano by Louis d Caix d'Hervelois
Performer:  Maurice Maréchal (Cello), Jean Doyen (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 58, Es ist vollbracht by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Samuel Mayes (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Length: 6 Minutes 51 Secs. 
15.
Mélodies hébraïques (2): no 1, Kaddisch by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  George Neikrug (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1919; France 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Written: 1879 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Length: 6 Minutes 51 Secs. 
17.
Histoires: no 2, Le petit âne blanc by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  Nina Musinyan (Piano), Daniel Shafran (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; France 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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