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Expanded Edition - Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Et Al / Ax, Ma


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 90397   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovSergei ProkofievDmitri ShostakovichBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaEmanuel Ax
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 38 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 119 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 25 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40: 4th movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USSR 
4.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65: Marcia by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
5.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6: 3rd movement, Allegro vivo by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)

Sound Samples

I. Andante grave - Moderato animato - Allegro moderato
II. Moderato - Andante dolce
III. Allegro ma non troppo - Andantino
I. Lento - Allegro moderato - Moderato
II. Allegro scherzando
III. Andante
IV. Allegro mosso - Moderato - Vivace
II. Allegro from Sonata in D minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40
IV. Marcia. Energico from Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 65
III. Finale: Allegro vivo from Sonata in F Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 6

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