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Schumann: Cello Concerto, Adagio & Allegro, Fantasiestucke / Yo-Yo Ma

Schumann / Ma,Yo-yo
Release Date: 07/10/2012 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 755373   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaEmanuel Ax
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the Cello Concerto Yo-Yo Ma's playing is characteristically refined, but keenly affectionate too... both he and Sir Colin Davis are thoroughly attuned to the sensibility of this composer and the recording balance is excellent.

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 edition]
reviewing the Cello Concerto previously released as Sony 89716
In the Cello Concerto Yo-Yo Ma's playing is characteristically refined, but keenly affectionate too... both he and Sir Colin Davis are thoroughly attuned to the sensibility of this composer and the recording balance is excellent.

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 edition]
reviewing the Cello Concerto previously released as Sony 89716 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1985 
Venue:  Live  Hercules Hall, Munich, West Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3.
Adagio and Allegro for Horn/Cello and Piano in A flat major, Op. 70 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4.
Stücke (5) im Volkston for Cello and Piano, Op. 102 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Nicht zu schnell
Langsam
Sehr lebhaft
I. Zart und mit Ausdruck
II. Lebhaft, leicht
III. Rasch, mit Feuer
Langsam, mit innigem Ausdruck
Rasch und feurig
I. Mit Humor
II. Langsam
III. Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen
IV. Nicht zu rasch
V. Stark und markiert

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