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Haydn & C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos / Isserlis, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68162  
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnWolfgang Amadeus MozartCarl Philipp Emmanuel BachLuigi Boccherini
Performer:  Steven Isserlis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



This is absolutely wonderful stuff. Replete with musical moments of wonder and thrills, and played with great joie de vivre, the Haydn Cello Concertos show off the star solo cellist and the ensemble to greatest advantage. The disc's additional offerings, contemporaneous works by some of the composer's contemporaries, are rendered in idiomatic and delightful fashion. This is a album well worth acquiring, whether you yet own a recording of Haydn's two masterful Cello Concertos or your collection is bulging with them.

– Gramophone


This is absolutely wonderful stuff. Replete with musical moments of wonder and thrills, and played with great joie de vivre, the Haydn Cello Concertos show off the star solo cellist and the ensemble to greatest advantage. The disc's additional offerings, contemporaneous works by some of the composer's contemporaries, are rendered in idiomatic and delightful fashion. This is a album well worth acquiring, whether you yet own a recording of Haydn's two masterful Cello Concertos or your collection is bulging with them.

– Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
2.
La finta giardiniera, K 196: Geme la tortorella by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Munich, Germany 
3.
Concerto for Cello no 3 in A major, Wq 172/H 439 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1753; Berlin, Germany 
4.
Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op. 101/H 7b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
5.
Concerto for Cello in G major, G 480: Adagio by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bremen Orchestra Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 

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