Mstislav Rostropovich Plays Cello Works

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  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Erato
  • UPC: 825646968176
  • Catalog Number: 447036
  • Sales rank: 392,030

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Transcription for cello & piano of a Toccata by Frescobaldi - Gaspar Cassadó & Gaspar Cassadó (4:47)
    Composed byGaspar Cassadó
  2. 2 Concerto for solo keyboard No. 3 in D minor (after Alessandro Marcello), BWV 974 (BC L194): Adagio - Johann Sebastian Bach & Mstislav Rostropovich (5:09)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  3. 3 Ach, was ist doch unser Leben, chorale prelude for organ, BWV 743 (BC K121) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Zoltán Kodály (5:15)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  4. 4 Vater unser im Himmelreich (V), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 762 (BC K113) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Zoltán Kodály (4:16)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  5. 5 Christus, der uns selig macht (III), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 747 (BC K102) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Zoltán Kodály (5:17)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  6. 6 Aria Amorosa (arrangement from Trio Sonata Op. 2/1) - George Frideric Handel & Grigori Pekker (3:48)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
  7. 7 Toccata, Adagio and Fugue, for organ in C major, BWV 564 (BC J36): Adagio - Alexander Siloti & Johann Sebastian Bach (4:08)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  8. 8–14 Altfranzösische Mädchenbilder (Portraits of young ladies from old France), for viola da gamba & harpsichord - Louis de Caix d'Hervelois & Folkmar Langin (16:36)
    Composed byLouis de Caix d'Hervelois
    1. 8 La Florentine
    2. 9 La Provençale
    3. 10 La Lionnoise
    4. 11 La Bavaroise
    5. 12 La Russienne
    6. 13 La Siciliene
    7. 14 La Milaneze
  9. 15 Pieces (6) for violin & organ, Op. 150: 1. Abendlied - Joseph Rheinberger & Mstislav Rostropovich (4:18)
    Composed byJoseph Rheinberger
  10. 16 Pieces (6) for violin & organ, Op. 150: 2. Pastorale - Joseph Rheinberger & Mstislav Rostropovich (3:47)
    Composed byJoseph Rheinberger
  11. 17 Pieces (6) for violin & organ, Op. 150: 3. Elegie - Joseph Rheinberger & Mstislav Rostropovich (4:14)
    Composed byJoseph Rheinberger
  12. 18 Prière, for violin (or cello) & organ, Op. 158 - Camille Saint-Saëns & Mstislav Rostropovich (5:29)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
Disc 2
  1. 1–3 Cello Concerto, for cello, strings & continuo in D minor, RV 406 - Christopher Brown & Antonio Vivaldi (9:41)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byHugh Wolff
    Performed bySaint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff
    1. 1 Allegro non molto
    2. 2 Andante
    3. 3 Minuetto
  2. 4–7 Cello Concerto in D major - Christopher Brown & Giuseppe Tartini (19:48)
    Composed byGiuseppe Tartini
    Conducted byHugh Wolff
    Performed bySaint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff
    1. 4 Largo
    2. 5 Allegro
    3. 6 Grave
    4. 7 Allegro
  3. 8–10 Concerto for cello, strings & continuo ("No. 2") in B flat major, H. 436, Wq. 171 - Christopher Brown & Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (23:03)
    Composed byCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    Conducted byHugh Wolff
    Performed bySaint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff
    1. 8 Allegro
    2. 9 Adagio
    3. 10 Allegro assai
Disc 3
  1. 1–3 Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104) - Antonin Dvorák & Boston Symphony Orchestra (38:58)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
    1. 1 Allegro
    2. 2 Adagio ma non troppo
    3. 3 Finale: Allegro moderato
  2. 4 Variations on a Rococo Theme, for cello & orchestra (or cello & piano) in A major, Op. 33 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (17:32)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Disc 4
  1. 1–3 Sinfonia Concertante for cello & orchestra in E minor, Op. 125 - Sergey Prokofiev & London Symphony Orchestra (37:05)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
    1. 1 Andante
    2. 2 Allegro giusto
    3. 3 Andante con moto
  2. 4–6 Cello Concerto No. 2 ("No queda más que el silencio") - Cristobal Halffter & Cristobal Halffter (38:06)
    Composed byCristobal Halffter
    Conducted byCristobal Halffter
    Performed byCristobal Halffter, Orchestre National de France
    1. 4 El grito deja en el viento une sombra de ciprés (The cry leaves a cypress shadow in the wind) -
    2. 5 Vine a esti mundo con ojos y me voy sin ellos (I came into this world with eyes and quit it with
    3. 6 Si muero, dejad el balcón abierto (If I die, leave the balcony open)
Disc 5
  1. 1–3 Cello Concerto No. 2 - André Jolivet & André Jolivet (21:39)
    Composed byAndré Jolivet
    Conducted byAndré Jolivet
    Performed byAndré Jolivet, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1 Allant - Vivement - Cadence
    2. 2 Aria -
    3. 3 Animé
  2. 4–7 Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107 - Dmitry Shostakovich & London Symphony Orchestra (26:08)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
    1. 4 Allegretto
    2. 5 Moderato
    3. 6 Cadenza
    4. 7 Allegro con moto
  3. 8–10 Concerto for cello & orchestra - Norbert Moret & Collegium Musicum Zürich (26:14)
    Composed byNorbert Moret
    Conducted byPaul Sacher
    Performed byCollegium Musicum Zürich, Paul Sacher
    1. 8 Chanson pour passer le temps (Song to pass the time)
    2. 9 Chanson d'amour (Love song)
    3. 10 Chanson du vent d'ouest (Song of the west wind)
Disc 6
  1. 1–3 Concerto, for cello & orchestra (or piano) No. 1, Op. 136 - Darius Milhaud & London Symphony Orchestra (14:41)
    Composed byDarius Milhaud
    Conducted byKent Nagano
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano
    1. 1 Nonchalant
    2. 2 Grave
    3. 3 Joyeux
  2. 4–5 Noctis Equi, scena for cello & orchestra, Op. 132 - Alun Hoddinott & London Symphony Orchestra (21:03)
    Composed byAlun Hoddinott
    Conducted byKent Nagano
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano
    1. 4 Andante - Presto - Andante -
    2. 5 Presto - Cadenza - Andante - Adagio
  3. 6 Cello Concerto No.2 - Krzysztof Penderecki & Krzysztof Penderecki (33:34)
    Composed byKrzysztof Penderecki
    Conducted byKrzysztof Penderecki
    Performed byKrzysztof Penderecki, New Philharmonia Orchestra
Disc 7
  1. 1–3 Concerto, for cello & orchestra in C major, H. 72 - Arthur Honegger & London Symphony Orchestra (15:28)
    Composed byArthur Honegger
    Conducted byKent Nagano
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano
    1. 1 Andante -
    2. 2 Lento
    3. 3 Allegro marcato
  2. 4–6 Triptyque, for cello & orchestra - Renaud Gagneux & London Symphony Orchestra (17:40)
    Composed byRenaud Gagneux
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
    1. 4 Premier mouvement
    2. 5 Deuxième mouvement
    3. 6 Troisième mouvement
  3. 7–10 Sotto Voce Concerto, for cello & orchestra - Rodion Shchedrin & London Symphony Orchestra (37:53)
    Composed byRodion Shchedrin
    Conducted bySeiji Ozawa
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
    1. 7 Sostenuto -
    2. 8 Allegretto moderato
    3. 9 Scherzo: Cadenza -
    4. 10 Finale: Sostenuto - Allegro - Sostenuto
Disc 8
  1. 1–3 Un enfant appelle, concerto for voice, cello & orchestra - Marcel Landowski & Orchestre National de France (23:36)
    Composed byMarcel Landowski
    Conducted byMstislav Rostropovich
    Performed byOrchestre National de France, Mstislav Rostropovich, Galina Vishnevskaya
    1. 1 Un enfant appelle, loin, très loin (A child is calling from afar)
    2. 2 Je crois très bas (I believe deeply)
    3. 3 La nuit même où Il fut livré (The very night He was delivered)
  2. 4–6 La Prison, concerto for voice, cello & orchestra - Marcel Landowski & Marcel Landowski (36:03)
    Composed byMarcel Landowski
    Conducted byMarcel Landowski
    Performed byMarcel Landowski, L'Orchestre National de Lille, Galina Vishnevskaya, Pierre Dux
    1. 4 L'Attente (Waiting)
    2. 5 L'Interrogatoire (The interrogation)
    3. 6 La Prison (The prison)
Disc 9
  1. 1–6 Chapter Eight - Canticum Canticorum, for choruses & cello - Alexander Knaifel & Jill Bixler (59:53)
    Composed byAlexander Knaifel
    Conducted byNorman Scribner
    Performed byJill Bixler, Washington Choral Arts Society, Douglas Major, National Cathedral School Lower School Chorus, Norman Scribner, Norman Scribner, Washington National Cathedral Choristers
    1. 1Who is this coming up from the wilderness...
    2. 2O that you were like a brother to me...
    3. 3Make haste, my beloved...
    4. 4You who dwell in the gardens...
    5. 5Set me as a seal upon your heart...
    6. 6His left hand is under my head...
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