Slava! - The Art of Rostropovich

Release Date: 1/27/2017
Catalog Number: 4797043
Number of Discs: 3

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CD
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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.
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvořák
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894-1895 ; USA
2. Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Russia
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)
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 Niccolò 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
15. Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens by Alexander Borodin
Performer: Naum Walter (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869-1887 ; Russia
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