100 Best Rostropovich | Warner 9029567001

100 Best Rostropovich

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Label: Warner

Cat No: 9029567001

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 6

Release Date: 22nd June 2018

Contents

Artists

Mstislav Rostropovich
Alexander Dedyukhin
David Oistrakh
Herbert Tachezi

Conductors

Mstislav Rostropovich
Leonard Bernstein
Benjamin Britten
Kirill Kondrashin
Seiji Ozawa
Malcolm Sargent
Dmitri Shostakovich
Evgeny Svetlanov
George Szell
Vladimir Yampolsky

Artists

Mstislav Rostropovich
Alexander Dedyukhin
David Oistrakh
Herbert Tachezi

Conductors

Mstislav Rostropovich
Leonard Bernstein
Benjamin Britten
Kirill Kondrashin
Seiji Ozawa
Malcolm Sargent
Dmitri Shostakovich
Evgeny Svetlanov
George Szell
Vladimir Yampolsky

About

Following the 2017 Warner Classics complete edition released for the 10th anniversary of Rostropovich’s death, the greatest cellist of his time is now part of the 100/50 Best series. These new compilations take the best of his recordings for Warner Classics, as a cellist in the  2017 remastering and also as a conductor.

Contents:

CD 1: Great Cello Concertos
1. Dvořák - Cello Concerto: Allegro
2. Schumann - Cello Concerto: Langsam
3-5. Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto no.1
6. Brahms - Double Concerto: Vivace non troppo
7. Haydn - Cello Concerto no.1: Allegro molto
8-9. Haydn - Cello Concerto no.2: Adagio - Rondo
10-11. Vivaldi - Cello Concerto: Allegro non molto - Andante
12. Tartini - Cello Concerto: Allegro
13. CPE Bach - Cello Concerto no.2: Allegro assai

CD 2:
Great Cello Concertos from the 20th Century

1-2. Shostakovich - Cello Concerto no.1: Allegretto - Allegro con moto
3. Prokofiev - Sinfonia concertante: Andante
4. Bloch - Schelomo
5. Myaskovsky - Cello Concerto: Lento ma non troppo
6. Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol: Alborada
7-10. R Strauss - Don Quixote: excerpts
11-12. Dutilleux - Cello Concerto "Tout un monde lointain": Houles - Miroirs
13-14. Jolivet - Cello Concerto no.2: Aria - Animé
15. Milhaud - Cello Concerto no.1: Nonchalant
16. Britten - Symphony for Cello and Orchestra: Presto inquieto    

Chamber Music
17. Prokofiev - Cinderella: Waltz-Coda
18. Prokofiev - March from The Love for Three Oranges
19. Shaporin - Scherzo
20-21. Shostakovich - Cello Sonata in D minor: Allegros

CD 3: Chamber Music
1. Rachmaninov - Vocalise
2. Saint-Saëns - Prière
3. Debussy - Minstrels
4. Debussy - Clair de lune
5. Fauré - Après un rêve
6. Schubert - Impromptu no.3, D899
7. Beethoven - 12 Variations on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen": excerpts
8-9. Brahms - Cello Sonata no.2: Adagio affetuoso - Allegro molto
10. Dvořák - Silent Woods
11. Chopin - Introduction et Polonaise brillante: Alla polacca
12. R Strauss - An einsamer Quelle
13. Popper - Elfentanz
14. Britten - Cello Suite no.1: Lamento
15. Britten - Cello Suite no.2: Fuga
16. Falla - El amor brujo: Danza Ritual del Fuego
17. Scriabin - Etude, op.8 no.11
18. Shaporin - Waltz
19. Sinding - Suite im alten Stil: Presto
20. Piazzolla - Le Grand Tango

CD 4:
JS Bach - Cello Suites:

1-3. No.1, BWV 1007: Prélude, Allemande, Courante
4-6. No.4, BWV 1010: Prélude, Courante, Bourrée I
7-8. No.5, BWV 1011: Allemande, Sarabande
9-10. No.2, BWV 1008: Prélude, Gigue
11-12. No.3, BWV 1009: Prélude, Allemande
13-17. No.6, BWV 1012: Prélude, Courante, Gavottes I & II, Gigue

Cello & Organ
18. Cassadó - Toccata (in the Style of Frescobaldi)
19. JS Bach - Concerto after Alessandro Marcello: Adagio
20. Handel - Vouchsafe, O Lord
21. JS Bach - Adagio, BWV 564
22. Caix d’Hervelois - La sicilienne

CD 5: The Conductor
Tchaikovsky

1. Symphony no.2 "Little Russian": Scherzo
2. Symphony no.3 "Polish": Scherzo
3-4. Symphony no.4: Andantino - Scherzo
5. Symphony no.5: Valse
6. Symphony no.6 "Pathétique": Finale
7-10. Variations on a Rococo Theme: excerpts
Dvořák
11. Symphony no.6: Scherzo
12. Symphony no.8: Allegretto grazioso
13. Symphony no.9 "From the New World": Allegro con fuoco

CD 6: The Conductor
1. Mussorgsky - Night on the Bare Mountain
2. Rimsky-Korsakov - The Story of the Kalendar Prince (Scheherazade)
3-4. Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov: excerpts
Prokofiev
5-6. Symphony no.1 "Classical": Allegro - Gavotte
7. Symphony no.5: Allegro marcato
Shostakovich
8. Symphony no.6: Presto
9. Symphony no.8: Allegro non troppo
10. Symphony no.10: Allegro
11. Cello Concerto no.2: Allegretto

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