The Very Best of Mstislav Rostropovich

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099909477520
  • Catalog Number: 94775
  • Sales rank: 260,843

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–7 Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 - Johann Sebastian Bach & Mstislav Rostropovich (16:15)
  2. 2 Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, H. 7b/1: 1. Moderato - Franz Joseph Haydn & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (9:51)
  3. 3 Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H. 7b/2 (Op. 101): 3. Rondo: Allegro - Franz Joseph Haydn & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (4:59)
  4. 4 Variations for cello & piano in F major on Mozart's "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen," Op. 66: (Opening) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Mstislav Rostropovich (5:20)
  5. 5 Concerto for violin, cello & orchestra in A minor ("Double"), Op. 102: 3. Vivace non troppo - George Szell & Johannes Brahms (8:54)
  6. 6 Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2 in F major, Op. 99: 4. Allegro molto - Johannes Brahms & Mstislav Rostropovich (4:56)
  7. 7 Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104): 1. Allegro - Antonin Dvorák & Carlo Maria Giulini (16:31)
  8. 8 Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129: 3. Sehr lebhaft - Robert Schumann & Leonard Bernstein (8:13)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Variations on a Rococo Theme, for cello & orchestra (or cello & piano) in A major, Op. 33: Introduction - Theme - Variations 1, 2 & 3 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Mstislav Rostropovich (6:27)
  2. 2 Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33: 1. Allegro non troppo - Camille Saint-Saëns & Carlo Maria Giulini (5:32)
  3. 3 Vocalise, instrumental arrangement, Op. 34/14 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Mstislav Rostropovich (6:53)
  4. 4 Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184): (Extract) - Richard Strauss & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:42)
  5. 5 Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 4. Passacaglia: Andante allegro - Benjamin Britten & Benjamin Britten (6:48)
  6. 6 Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107: 1. Allegretto - Dmitry Shostakovich & Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (6:01)
  7. 7 Sonata for cello & piano in D minor, Op. 40: 4. Allegro - Dmitry Shostakovich & Dmitry Shostakovich (3:34)
  8. 8 Canticle of the Sun (Sonnengesang), for cello, 2 percussionists & chorus: (Extract) - Sofia Gubaídulína & Simon Carrington (5:22)
  9. 9 The Love for Three Oranges, suite for orchestra, Op. 33 bis: March - Sergey Prokofiev & Mstislav Rostropovich (1:38)
  10. 10 Suite bergamasque, for piano, L. 75: Clair de lune - Claude Debussy & Mstislav Rostropovich (4:54)
  11. 11 Elfentanz for cello & piano, Op 39 "Dance of the Elves" - David Popper & Mstislav Rostropovich (2:32)
  12. 12 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Waltz-Coda - Sergey Prokofiev & Mstislav Rostropovich (2:41)
  13. 13 Sinfonia Concertante for cello & orchestra in E minor, Op. 125: 2. Allegro giusto - Sergey Prokofiev & Mstislav Rostropovich (17:29)
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