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Slava! - The Art of Rostropovich

Slava
Release Date: 01/27/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4797043   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyCamille Saint-SaënsFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Mstislav RostropovichMartha ArgerichAlexander DedyukhinVladimir Yampolsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanGrigori StolyarovSeiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraAll-Union Radio OrchestraBoston Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In celebration of “Slava’s” 90th birthday in March 2017, Deutsche Grammophon presents some of his greatest and most popular recordings on 3 CDs, including: the legendary Dvorak Cello Concerto with Karajan, the Chopin Cello Sonata with Martha Argerich, and the Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 with Rudolf Serkin. Plus a selection of hard-to-find and beautiful encores. In celebration of “Slava’s” 90th birthday in March 2017, Deutsche Grammophon presents some of his greatest and most popular recordings on 3 CDs, including: the legendary Dvorak Cello Concerto with Karajan, the Chopin Cello Sonata with Martha Argerich, and the Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 with Rudolf Serkin. Plus a selection of hard-to-find and beautiful encores. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1968 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 41 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1968 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 18 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Grigori Stolyarov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  All-Union Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
4.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
5.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
6.
Chant du ménéstrel, Op. 71 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1900 
7.
Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1886-88; Russia 
8.
Introduction and Polonaise for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
9.
Adagio and Allegro for Horn/Cello and Piano in A flat major, Op. 70 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
10.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
11.
Adagio for Cello and Piano from Cinderella, Op. 97a by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
12.
Elfentanz (Dance of the Elves), for cello & piano, Op. 39 by David Popper
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Alexander Dedyukhin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Austria 
13.
Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11 by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Vladimir Yampolsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835 
14.
Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Naum Walter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 

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