Yo-Yo Ma: The Classical Cello Collection | Sony 88875130742

Yo-Yo Ma: The Classical Cello Collection

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Label: Sony

Cat No: 88875130742

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 15

Release Date: 2nd October 2015

Contents

Works

Albert, Stephen

Cello Concerto

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV22 'Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwolfe'
» Sancify us by Thy Goodness
Cantata BWV136 'Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz'
» Dein Blut, der edle Saft
Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'
» Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Cantata BWV163 'Nur jedem das Seine'
» Lass mein Herz die Munze sein
Cantata BWV167 'Ihr Menschen, ruhmet Gottes Liebe'
» Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren
Cello Suites 1-6 (complete), BWV1007-1012
Chorale Prelude BWV639 'Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ'
Chorale Prelude BWV650 'Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter'
Orchestral Suite no.3 in D major, BWV1068
» II Air 'Air on the G string'
St Matthew Passion, BWV244
» Erbarme dich (Have Mercy, Lord)

Barber, Samuel

Cello Concerto, op.22

Bartok, Bela

Viola Concerto, BB128 Sz120

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Cello Sonata no.4 in C major, op.102 no.1
Variations (7) on 'Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen', for cello and piano, WoO46
Variations (12) on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' for cello and piano, op.66
Variations (12) on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes', WoO45

Bloch, Ernest

Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody for cello and orchestra)

Boccherini, Luigi

Cello Concerto no.5 in D major, G478
Cello Concerto no.7 in G major, G480

Brahms, Johannes

Cello Sonata no.1 in E minor, op.38
Cello Sonata no.2 in F major, op.99
Double Concerto for violin and cello in A minor, op.102
Piano Quartet no.3 in C minor, op.60
Violin Sonata no.3 in D minor, op.108 (arr. cello and piano)

Britten, Benjamin

Symphony for cello and orchestra, op.68

Dvorak, Antonin

Cello Concerto in B minor, op.104

Elgar, Edward

Cello Concerto in E minor, op.85

Faure, Gabriel

Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (trans. cello)

Franck, Cesar

Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for cello)

Herbert, Victor

Cello Concerto no.2 in E minor, op.30

Lalo, Edouard

Cello Concerto in D minor

Massenet, Jules

Thais: Meditation

Prokofiev, Sergei

Sinfonia Concertante in E minor for cello and orchestra, op.125

Saint-Saens, Camille

Cello Concerto no.1 in A minor, op.33
Havanaise, op.83

Schoenberg, Arnold

Cello Concerto (After G M Monn)

Schubert, Franz

Die Forelle (The Trout), op.32 D550
Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout' (Die Forelle)
Sonata in A minor, D821 'Arpeggione'

Strauss, Richard

Don Quixote, op.35

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Andante cantabile (arr from String Quartet, op.11)
Variations on a Rococo theme, op.33

Walton, William

Cello Concerto

Artists

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Jaime Laredo (violin)
Kathryn Stott (piano)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
L’Orchestre National de France
Boston Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Ton Koopman
Claudio Abbado
Kurt Masur
Seiji Ozawa
Andre Previn
Lorin Maazel
David Zinman

Works

Albert, Stephen

Cello Concerto

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV22 'Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwolfe'
» Sancify us by Thy Goodness
Cantata BWV136 'Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz'
» Dein Blut, der edle Saft
Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'
» Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Cantata BWV163 'Nur jedem das Seine'
» Lass mein Herz die Munze sein
Cantata BWV167 'Ihr Menschen, ruhmet Gottes Liebe'
» Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren
Cello Suites 1-6 (complete), BWV1007-1012
Chorale Prelude BWV639 'Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ'
Chorale Prelude BWV650 'Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter'
Orchestral Suite no.3 in D major, BWV1068
» II Air 'Air on the G string'
St Matthew Passion, BWV244
» Erbarme dich (Have Mercy, Lord)

Barber, Samuel

Cello Concerto, op.22

Bartok, Bela

Viola Concerto, BB128 Sz120

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Cello Sonata no.4 in C major, op.102 no.1
Variations (7) on 'Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen', for cello and piano, WoO46
Variations (12) on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' for cello and piano, op.66
Variations (12) on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes', WoO45

Bloch, Ernest

Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody for cello and orchestra)

Boccherini, Luigi

Cello Concerto no.5 in D major, G478
Cello Concerto no.7 in G major, G480

Brahms, Johannes

Cello Sonata no.1 in E minor, op.38
Cello Sonata no.2 in F major, op.99
Double Concerto for violin and cello in A minor, op.102
Piano Quartet no.3 in C minor, op.60
Violin Sonata no.3 in D minor, op.108 (arr. cello and piano)

Britten, Benjamin

Symphony for cello and orchestra, op.68

Dvorak, Antonin

Cello Concerto in B minor, op.104

Elgar, Edward

Cello Concerto in E minor, op.85

Faure, Gabriel

Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (trans. cello)

Franck, Cesar

Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for cello)

Herbert, Victor

Cello Concerto no.2 in E minor, op.30

Lalo, Edouard

Cello Concerto in D minor

Massenet, Jules

Thais: Meditation

Prokofiev, Sergei

Sinfonia Concertante in E minor for cello and orchestra, op.125

Saint-Saens, Camille

Cello Concerto no.1 in A minor, op.33
Havanaise, op.83

Schoenberg, Arnold

Cello Concerto (After G M Monn)

Schubert, Franz

Die Forelle (The Trout), op.32 D550
Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout' (Die Forelle)
Sonata in A minor, D821 'Arpeggione'

Strauss, Richard

Don Quixote, op.35

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Andante cantabile (arr from String Quartet, op.11)
Variations on a Rococo theme, op.33

Walton, William

Cello Concerto

Artists

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Jaime Laredo (violin)
Kathryn Stott (piano)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
L’Orchestre National de France
Boston Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Ton Koopman
Claudio Abbado
Kurt Masur
Seiji Ozawa
Andre Previn
Lorin Maazel
David Zinman

About

Excellent value, budget-priced 15 CD boxset, released on the 'Sony Classical' label in honour of American Cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s 60th birthday on 7th October 2015.

The set features great works from the classical cello repertoire, with compositions by 23 classical composers. The 14 recently remastered classic albums in this 15 CD originals jackets collection have been selected by Yo-Yo Ma from his vast discography of more than 80 original albums, recorded between 1979 and 2015.

Included are 6 Grammy-award winning recordings, as well as his legendary bestsellers 'Bach Cello Suites: Inspired by Bach' and 'Simply Baroque'. Highlights of the collection: the great cello concertos by Boccherini, Dvorák, Elgar, Walton, Saint-Saens and more, and collaborations with long time partners such as Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern and Kathryn Stott.

Also included is an appreciation written by Nicholas Cords from the Silk Road Ensemble and Brooklyn Rider.

Contents:
CD 1/2: The Cello Suites: Inspired by Bach

CD 3: Simply Baroque
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman

CD 4: Schubert - Trout Quintet and Arpeggione Sonata
Emanuel Ax (piano), Barbara Bonney (soprano)

CD 5: Beethoven - Complete Sonatas Vol.3
Emanuel Ax (piano)

CD 6: Brahms - Double Concerto and Piano Quartet
Isaac Stern (violin), Jaime Laredo (violin)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado

CD 7: Brahms - Sonatas for Cello and Piano
Emanuel Ax (piano)

CD 8: Dvorák and Herbert - Cello Concertos from the New World
New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Kurt Masur

CD 9: Saint-Saens and Lalo - Cello Concertos
L'Orchestre National de France / Lorin Maazel

CD 10: Paris - La Belle Époque
Kathryn Stott (piano)

CD 11: Strauss - Don Quixote / Schoenberg - Concerto
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa

CD 12: Elgar and Walton - Cello Concertos
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn

CD 13: Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante / Tchaikovsky - Roccoco-Variations
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel

CD 14: Barber and Britten - Cello Concertos
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman

CD 15: New York Album
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman

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