Gaspar Cassadó

Biography

Born: September 30, 1897; Barcelona, Spain   Died: December 24, 1966; Madrid, Spain  
After early study with his father, composer and organist Joaquin Cassadó, Gaspar attended the Barcelona Conservatory and also took lessons from Casals. He enjoyed an international career, playing with such greats as Bauer, Rubenstein and Menuhin. He was known as a refined player with beautiful tone and strong technique. Cassadó composed several concertos and much chamber music. His work was influenced by Falla and Ravel. After early study with his father, composer and organist Joaquin Cassadó, Gaspar attended the Barcelona Conservatory and also took lessons from Casals. He enjoyed an international career, playing with such greats as Bauer, Rubenstein and Menuhin. He was known as a refined player with beautiful tone and strong technique. Cassadó composed several concertos and much chamber music. His work was influenced by Falla and Ravel. Read less

Work: Suite for Cello solo

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  • 1.
    Bax, Cassado, Dallapiccola & Ligeti: Works for Solo Cello / de Saram
    Label: First Hand Records   Catalog: FHR49 Release Date: 05/31/2019   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Arnold Bax,  György Ligeti,  Luigi Dallapiccola,  Gaspar Cassadó
    Performer:  Rohan de Saram
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  • 2.
    Cassado: Romantic Cello / Tarasova
    Label: Musical Concepts   Catalog: 1391 Release Date: 02/22/2019   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gaspar Cassadó
    Performer:  Marina Tarasova,  Arseniy Aristov,  Tatiana Sadovskaya
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  • 3.
    Dancing Cello / Vardai, Quentin
    Label: Hungaroton   Catalog: 32807 Release Date: 03/02/2018   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Igor Stravinsky,  Frédéric Chopin,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Béla Bartók  ... 
    Performer:  István Várdai,  Julien Quentin
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    Le violoncelle au xxe siecle / Bertrand
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 508466 Release Date: 08/19/2016   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Henri Dutilleux,  Hans Werner Henze,  George Crumb,  György Ligeti  ... 
    Performer:  Emmanuelle Bertrand
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  • 5.
    Kodaly: Sonata for Solo Cello, Duo for Violin & Cello; Cassado: Suite for Solo Cello / Meneses, Cruz
    Label: Avie   Catalog: 2351 Release Date: 11/06/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gaspar Cassadó,  Zoltán Kodály
    Performer:  Antonio Meneses,  Claudio Cruz
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    Solo / Alisa Weilerstein
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 002160802 Release Date: 10/27/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Zoltán Kodály,  Osvaldo Golijov,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Bright Sheng
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein
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  • 7.
    Bach - Donatoni
    Label: Amadeus Arte   Catalog: 14001 Release Date: 07/08/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Eugčne Ysa˙e,  Franco Donatoni,  Jacques Ibert  ... 
    Performer:  Jacopo Francini
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  • 8.
    Impresiones Espanolas
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 14014 Release Date: 05/27/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Isaac Albeniz,  Rodion Shchedrin,  Pablo de Sarasate,  Enrique Granados  ... 
    Performer:  Niklas Liepe,  Nils Liepe,  José Gallardo,  Benedict Klockner
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  • 9.
    Inspirales
    Label: Cello Classics   Catalog: 1030 Release Date: 10/08/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Hillel Zori,  David Popper,  Wilhelm Fitzenhagen,  Hans Bottermund  ... 
    Performer:  Hillel Zori,  Arnon Erez
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  • 10.
    Mon Cirque - Kodaly, Tortelier, Cassado / Chiffoleau
    Label: Maguelone   Catalog: 111156 Release Date: 07/30/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Zoltán Kodály,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Paul Tortelier
    Performer:  Yvan Chiffoleau
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  • 11.
    Solo / 	Santiago Canon Valencia
    Label: Atoll Records (New Zealand)   Catalog: 884 Release Date: 05/14/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gaspar Cassadó,  Alberto Ginastera,  György Ligeti,  Zoltán Kodály
    Performer:  Santiago Canon Valencia
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  • 12.
    Flute And Cello In Dialogue / Ithay Khen, Atsuko Koga
    Label: Genuin Classics   Catalog: 12537 Release Date: 05/29/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Heitor Villa-Lobos,  Toru Takemitsu,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  ... 
    Performer:  Atsuko Koga,  Ithay Khen
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    Solo
    Label: Edition Hera   Catalog: 2124 Release Date: 02/14/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Eugčne Ysa˙e,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Toshiro Mayuzumi,  Zoltán Kodály
    Performer:  Francis Gouton
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  • 14.
    Lluis Claret En Fontfroide
    Label: Verso   Catalog: 2084 Release Date: 09/13/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gaspar Cassadó,  Enric Casals,  Joan Guinjoan,  Salvador Brotons  ... 
    Performer:  Lluís Claret
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  • 15.
    Le Violoncelle Parle / Emmanuelle Bertrand
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 902078 Release Date: 04/12/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Pascal Amoyel,  Zoltán Kodály
    Performer:  Emmanuelle Bertrand
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  • 16.
    Label: Cello Classics   Catalog: 11025 Release Date: 11/01/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Manuel de Falla,  Pablo de Sarasate,  Astor Piazzolla,  Enrique Granados  ... 
    Performer:  Tannis Gibson,  Nancy Green
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  • 17.
    Virtuoso - Works For Solo Cello / Wenn-Sinn Yang
    Label: Avie   Catalog: 2160 Release Date: 04/13/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Zoltán Kodály,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Eugčne Ysa˙e,  Julius Kengel  ... 
    Performer:  Wen-Sinn Yang
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  • 18.
    Solo Flight
    Label: Ian Maksin   Catalog: 5637594413 Release Date: 01/12/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ilya Levinson,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Ian Maksin
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  • 19.
    Memories And Souvenirs
    Label: Calabaza Records   Catalog: 50133925 Release Date: 01/01/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mark Summer,  Osvaldo Golijov,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Adam Silverman  ... 
    Performer:  Amy Sue Barston,  Evan Solomon,  Gabriel Kader
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  • 20.
    Hindemith, Cassado, Crumb, Stevens / Karen Buranskas
    Label: Centaur Records   Catalog: 2884 Release Date: 03/25/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Paul Hindemith,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Halsey Stevens
    Performer:  Karen Buranskas
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  • 21.
    Label: Skarbo   Catalog: 1058 Release Date: 06/06/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gaspar Cassadó,  Stéphane Deplace,  Zoltán Kodály
    Performer:  Emmanuel Boulanger
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  • 22.
    The Instruments Of The Orchestra / Jeremy Siepmann
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8558040-46 Release Date: 12/03/2002   Number of Discs: 7
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  Johannes Brahms,  Georg Philipp Telemann,  Sergei Prokofiev  ... 
    Performer:  Takako Nishizaki,  Idil Biret,  Tedi Papavrami,  Maria Kliegel  ... 
    Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser,  Antoni Wit,  Richard Edlinger,  Takuo Yuasa  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana,  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Ulster Orchestra  ... 
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  • 23.
    Howard Penny - Cello
    Label: Tall Poppies   Catalog: 103 Release Date: 07/21/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Aram Khachaturian,  Gerard Glynn,  Jacques Ibert,  Hans Werner Henze  ... 
    Performer:  Howard Penny
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  • 24.
    Le Grand Tango / Maria Kliegel, Bernd Glemser
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8550785 Release Date: 01/19/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  David Popper,  Manuel de Falla,  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,  Astor Piazzolla  ... 
    Performer:  Bernd Glemser,  Maria Kliegel
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