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Great Cellists - Casals - Encores & Transcriptions Vol 2


Release Date: 04/20/2004 
Label:  Naxos Historical Catalog #: 8110976   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohann Sebastian BachGiovanni SgambatiDavid Popper,   ... 
Performer:  Nicolai MednikoffPablo CasalsBlas NetOtto Schulhof
Conductor:  Pablo Casals
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach, Enrique Granados, David Popper, Giovanni Sgambati, Giuseppe Tartini, Antonio Vivaldi, Luigi Boccherini, Felix Mendelssohn, Antonín Dvorák, Blas de Laserna, Franz Joseph Haydn, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Robert Schumann. Soloist: Pablo Casals. Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach, Enrique Granados, David Popper, Giovanni Sgambati, Giuseppe Tartini, Antonio Vivaldi, Luigi Boccherini, Felix Mendelssohn, Antonín Dvorák, Blas de Laserna, Franz Joseph Haydn, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Robert Schumann. Soloist: Pablo Casals. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Pablo Casals
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/06/1927 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. 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 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3. Serenata napoletana, Op. 24 no 2 by Giovanni Sgambati
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/01/1928 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4. Stücke (3) for Cello and Piano, Op. 11: no 3, Mazurka in G minor by David Popper
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1874; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1928 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
5. Danzas (12) espańolas for Piano, Op. 37: Dance in E minor by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Nicolai Mednikoff (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/28/1928 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pablo Casals. 
6. Concerto for Cello in D major: Grave by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/14/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7. Requiebros by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 06/15/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
8. Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in D minor, Op. 3 no 11/RV 565: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/15/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9. Komm, süsser Tod, komm, sel'ge Ruh'!, BWV 478 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/15/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10. Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in A major: Adagio by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Barcelona, Spain (06/16/1929 - 06/17/1929) 
11. Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in A major: Allegro by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Barcelona, Spain (06/16/1929 - 06/17/1929) 
12. Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Written: 1845 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13. Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: 3rd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/19/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexander Siloti. 
14. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Heinrich Grünfeld. 
15. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/19/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
16. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 10 in E major: Gavotte by Giuseppe Valentini
Performer:  Blas Net (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 06/19/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
17. Tonadilla by Blas de Laserna
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 06/19/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
18. Minuet for Madame Bigot by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Blas Net (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/21/1929 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
19. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Otto Schulhof (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/05/1930 
Venue:  Small Queens Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
20. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Otto Schulhof (Piano), Pablo Casals (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/05/1930 
Venue:  Small Queens Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
21. Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pablo Casals (Cello), Otto Schulhof (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/05/1930 
Venue:  Small Queens Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 

Sound Samples

English Suite No. 6, BWV 811 (arr. F. Pollain): English Suite No. 6, BWV 811: Gavotte
Serenata napoletana, Op. 24, No. 2 (arr. A. Bouman): Serenata napoletana, Op. 24, No. 2
Mazurka in G minor, Op. 11, No. 3: Mazurka, Op. 11, No. 3
12 Danzas espanolas (Spanish Dances), Op. 37: No. 5. Andaluza (arr. P. Casals): Spanish Dance
Cello Concerto in D major (version for cello and piano): Cello Concerto in D major: Grave ed espressivo
Requiebros
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 565: II. Largo (arr. J. Stutschewsky): L'estro armonico: Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11: Largo
Komm susser Tod, BWV 478 (arr. A. Siloti)
Cello Sonata No. 6 in A major, G. 4: Sonata No. 6 in A major: Adagio
Cello Sonata No. 6 in A major, G. 4: Sonata No. 6 in A major: Allegro
Lied ohne Worte (Song without Words), Op. 109: Song without Words No. 49 in D major, Op. 109
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: Andante (arr. A. Siloti): Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: Andante
Zigeunermelodien, Op. 55, B. 104: No. 4. Als die alte Mutter (Songs my Mother Taught Me) (arr. H. Grunfeld): Zigeunermelodien (Gypsy Melodies), Op. 55: IV. Songs My Mother Taught Me
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57 (arr. for trombone and piano): The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumble-bee
Violin Sonata No. 10 in E major: Gavotte (arr. A. Piatti): Violin Sonata No. 10 in E major: Gavotte
Tonadilla (arr. G. Cassado): Tonadilla
Duo for Violin and Viola No. 6 in C major, Hob.VI:6: Sonata for Violin and Viola in C major: Minuet
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (arr. A. Siloti): Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String"
Kinderszenen (Scenes of Childhood), Op. 15 (arr. for cello and piano): Kinderszenen (Scenes of childhood), Op. 15: VII. Traumerei (Dreaming) (arr. for cello and piano)
6 Minuets, WoO 10 (arr. for cello and piano): Minuet No. 2 in G major, WoO 10
Overture to Collin's Coriolan, Op. 62, "Coriolan Overture"

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