Mstislav Rostropovich ‎– Mstislav Rostropovich Plays Cello Works

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CD1: Music For Cello And Organ 67:16
1-1 Girolamo Frescobaldi Toccata
Arranged By – Gaspar CassadóComposed By – Girolamo FrescobaldiOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
4:44
1-2 Alessandro Marcello Adagio, BWV 974
Arranged By – Johann Sebastian BachComposed By – Alessandro MarcelloOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
5:05
Johann Sebastian Bach 3 Chorale Preludes
Arranged By – Zoltán KodályComposed By – Johann Sebastian BachOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
1-3 I. Ach, Was Ist Doch Unser Leben, BWV 743 5:14
1-4 II. Vater Unser Im Himmelreich, BWV 762 4:12
1-5 III. Christus, Der Uns Selig Macht, BWV 747 5:12
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1-6 Georg Friedrich Händel Aria
Arranged By – Grigori PekkerComposed By – Georg Friedrich HändelOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
3:41
1-7 Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata, Adagio & Fugue In C Major, BWV 564: Adagio
Arranged By – Alexander SilotiComposed By – Johann Sebastian BachOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
4:00
Louis De Caix D'Hervelois Portraits De Jeunes Filles De La France D'Autrefois / Portraits Of Young Ladies From Old France
Arranged By – Folkmar LänginComposed By – Louis De Caix D'HerveloisHarpsichord – Herbert Tachezi
1-8 I. La Florentine 4:40
1-9 II. La Provençale 2:04
1-10 III. La Lionnoise 2:24
1-11 IV. La Bavaroise 1:35
1-12 V. La Russienne 1:37
1-13 VI. La Siciliene 1:55
1-14 VII. La Milaneze 2:05
Joseph Rheinberger* 3 Pieces (arr. From 6 Stucke Für Violine Und Orgel, Op.150)
Composed By – Joseph Rheinberger*Organ – Herbert Tachezi
1-15 I Abendlied 4:13
1-16 II Pastorale 3:42
1-17 III Elegie 4:07
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1-18 Camille Saint-Saëns Prière, Op.158
Composed By – Camille Saint-SaënsOrgan – Herbert Tachezi
5:29
CD2: Vivaldi, Tartini, C.P.E. Bach: Cello ConcertosVivaldi, Tartini, C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos 52:40
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto In D Minor, RV 406
Arranged By [Edited By] – Gian Francesco MalipieroCello [Continuo] – Peter HowardComposed By – Antonio VivaldiConductor – Hugh WolffDouble Bass [Continuo] – Christopher Brown*Harpsichord [Continuo] – Layton JamesOrchestra – Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra*
2-1 I. Allegro Non Molto 3:07
2-2 II. Andante 2:52
2-3 III. Minuetto 3:28
Giuseppe Tartini Concerto In D Major
Arranged By [Edited By] – Rudolf HindemithArranged By [Rev.] – Hugh WolffCadenza [Cadenzas By] – Mstislav RostropovichComposed By – Giuseppe Tartini
2-4 I. Largo 6:28
2-5 II. Allegro 5:15
2-6 III. Grave 4:52
2-7 IV. Allegro 3:00
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Concerto No.2 In B Flat Major, Wq 171/H436
Arranged By – Hugh WolffComposed By – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
2-8 I. Allegro 7:30
2-9 II. Adagio 9:11
2-10 III. Allegro Assai 6:17
CD3: Dvořák: Cello Concerto / Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations 56:35
Antonín Dvořák Cello Concerto In B Minor, Op. 104
Composed By – Antonín DvořákConductor – Seiji OzawaOrchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra
3-1 I. Allegro 14:37
3-2 II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 11:48
3-3 III. Finale: Allegro Moderato 12:16
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3-4 Piotr Illitch Tchaïkovsky* Variations On A Rococo Theme, Op.33
Composed By – Piotr Illitch Tchaïkovsky*Conductor – Seiji OzawaOrchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra
17:33
CD4: Prokofiev: Symphony-Concerto / Halffter: Cello Concerto No.2 75:15
Sergey Prokofiev* Symphony-Concerto In E Minor, Op.125
Composed By – Sergey Prokofiev*Conductor – Seiji OzawaOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
4-1 I. Andante 10:17
4-2 II. Allegro Giusto 16:58
4-3 III. Andante Con Moto 9:41
Cristóbal Halffter Cello Concerto No.2, "No Queda Mas Que El Silencio" ("Nothing Is Left But Silence"): In Memory Of Federico Garcia Lorca, On The Fiftieth Anniversary Of His Death
Composed By, Conductor – Cristóbal HalffterOrchestra – Orchestre National De France
4-4 I. El Grito Deja En El Viento Une Sombra De Cipres / The Cry Leaves A Cypress Shadow In The Wind 11:07
4-5 II. Vine A Este Mundo Con Ojos Y Me Voy Sin Ellos / I Came Into This World With Eyes And Quit It Without Them 16:36
4-6 III. Si Muero, Dejad El Balcón Abierto / If I Die, Leave The Balcony Open 10:24
CD5: Jolivet, Shostakovich, Moret: Cello Concertos 74:09
André Jolivet Cello Concerto No.2
Cello – Gilbert ZanlonghiComposed By, Conductor – André JolivetDouble Bass – Edmond PrimetensOrchestra – Orchestre National De L'ORTF*Viola – Micheline LemoineViolin [I] – Robert QuatrocchiViolin [II] – Jean Emanuelle
5-1 I. Allant - Vivement - Cadence 15:40
5-2 II. Aria 3:54
5-3 III Animé 2:03
Dmitri Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 In E Flat Major, Op.107
Composed By – Dmitri ShostakovichConductor – Seiji OzawaFrench Horn – Hugh SeenanOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
5-4 I Allegretto 6:21
5-5 II Moderato 9:55
5-6 III Cadenza 5:04
5-7 IV Allegro Con Moto 4:40
Norbert Moret Cello Concerto
Composed By – Norbert MoretConductor – Paul SacherOrchestra – Collegium Musicum De Zurich*
5-8 I. Chanson Pour Passer Le Temps / Song To Pass The Time 9:02
5-9 II. Chanson D'Amour / Love Song 8:38
5-10 III. Chanson Du Vent D'Ouest / Song Of The West Wind 8:31
CD6: Milhaud: Cello Concerto No.1 / Hoddinott: Noctis Equi / Penderecki: Cello Concerto No.2 69:22
Darius Milhaud Cello Concerto No.1, Op.136
Composed By – Darius MilhaudConductor – Kent NaganoOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
6-1 I. Nonchalant 5:13
6-2 II. Grave 6:15
6-3 III. Joyeux 3:05
Alun Hoddinott Noctis Equi, Op.132
Composed By – Alun HoddinottConductor – Kent NaganoOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
6-4 I. Andante - Presto - Andante 9:57
6-5 II. Presto - Cadenza - Andante - Adagio 11:02
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6-6 Krzysztof Penderecki Cello Concerto No.2
Composed By, Conductor – Krzysztof PendereckiOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
33:34
CD7: Honegger: Cello Concerto / Gagneux: Triptyque / Shchedrin: Sotto Voce Concerto
Arthur Honegger Cello Concerto
Conductor – Kent NaganoOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
7-1 I. Andante 5:53
7-2 II. Lento
Cadenza – Maurice Maréchal
4:09
7-3 III. Allegro Marcato 5:22
Renaud Gagneux Triptyque
Conductor – Seiji OzawaOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
7-4 I. Prenlier Mouvement 4:51
7-5 II. Deuxieme Mouvement 8:54
7-6 III. Troisieme Mouveillent 3:46
Rodion Shchedrin* Sotto Voce Concerto
Composed By – Rodion Shchedrin*Conductor – Seiji OzawaOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
7-7 I . Sostenuto 7:06
7-8 II. Allegretto Moderato 14:33
7-9 III. Scherzo: Cadenza 3:53
7-10 IV. Finale: Sostenuto - Allegro - Sostenuto 12:23
CD8: Landowski: Un Enfant Appelle / La Prison
Marcel Landowski Un Enfant Appelle (After Poems By Marie Noel)
Composed By – Marcel LandowskiConductor – Mstislav RostropovichOrchestra – Orchestre National De FranceSoprano Vocals – Galina Vishnevskaya
8-1 I. Un Enfant Appelle, Loin, Très Loin / A Child Is Calling From Afar 8:36
8-2 II. Je Crois Très Bas / I Believe Deeply 6:11
8-3 III. La Nuit Même Où Il Fut Livré / The Very Night He Was Delivered 8:47
Marcel Landowski La Prison
Composed By, Conductor, Text By – Marcel LandowskiOrchestra – L'Orchestre National de LilleSoprano Vocals – Galina VishnevskayaVoice Actor – Pierre Dux
8-4 I. L'Attente / Waiting 9:02
8-5 II. L'Interrogatoire / The Interrogation 12:35
8-6 III. La Prison / The Prison 14:19
CD9: Knaifel: Chapter Eight 59:58
Alexander Knaifel Chapter Eight: Canticum Canticorum (Song Of Songs) For Church, Choruses And Cello (In XXXII Stanzas; Sung In Russian)
Choir – Choral Arts Society of Washington, National Cathedral School Lower School Chorus, Washington National Cathedral ChoristersConductor – Norman ScribnerConductor [Assistant] – Douglas Major, Thomas BeveridgeDirected By – Douglas Major, Jill Bixler, Norman Scribner
9-1 Who Is This Coming Up From The Wilderness... (Stanzas I-VI: Verses 5, 1, 13,2,2,9) 1:37
9-2 O That You Were Like A Brother To Me... (Stanzas VII-XI: Verses 1, 6, 6, 2, 1) 11:22
9-3 Make Haste, My Beloved... (Stanzas XII-XV: Verses 14, 6, 1, 5) 8:25
9-4 You Who Dwell In The Gardens... (Stanzas XVI-XXII: Verses 13, 2, 2, 9, 1, 1, 10) 10:53
9-5 Set Me As A Seal Upon Your Heart... (Stanzas XXIII-XXVIII: Verses 6, 14, 7, 5, 6, 5) 10:53
9-6 His Left Hand Is Under My Head... (Stanzas XXIX-XXXII: Verses 3, 2, 10, 9) 6:46

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Boxset Total Time: 9:46:07

Recordings 1969-1995.
CD1 & CD2: Mstislav Rostropovich plays cello by Lorenco Storioni, 1760.
1-3 - 1-5 attrib. Johann Sebastian Bach.
1-6 attrib. Georg Friedrich Händel.

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® 1969 (CD 5, 01-03),1984 (CD 8), 1987 (CD 3; CD 4,04-06; CD 6, 06), 1988 (CD 4, 01-03; CD 5, 04-07),1990 (CD 5, 08-10; CD 6, 01-05; CD 7, 01-03) Erato Disques.

® 1993 (CDs 1 & 2),1995 (CD 7, 04-10),1996 (CD 9) Teldec Classics

Recording producers: Martin Fouque (CDs 1 & 2; CD 7, 04-10; CD 9); Michel Garcin (CD 3; CD 4, 01-03; CD 5, 04-10; CD 6; CD 7, 01-03; CD 8, 04-06); Jacques Boisgallais (CD 4, 04-06); Guy Chesnais (CD 8, 01-03) Recording engineers: Eberhard Sengpiel (CDs 1 & 2; CD 7, 04-10; CD 9); John Newton/Soundmirror Inc. (CD 3); John Rushby-Smith/BBC Transcription Service (CD 4, 01-03; CD 5, 04-07; CD 6, 06); Alain Duchemin (CD 4, 04-06); Jean-Martial Golaz (CD 5, 08-10); Mike Sheady (CD 6, 01-05; CD 7, 01-03); Michel Lepage (CD 8, 01-03): Pierre Verany (CD 8, 04-06)

Assistant recording engineers: Tobias Lehmann, Wolfram Nehls (CD 1); Evelyne Griineberg, John Newton (CD 2); Jens Schiinemann (CD 7, 04-10; CD 9); David Flowers (CD 7, 04-10)

Consultant engineer: Mark Huffman (CD 9)

Digital editing: Francoise Garcin (CD 3; CD 4; CD 5, 04-10; CD 6; CD 7, 01-03; CD 8, 04-06); Olivier Beurotte (CD 8, 01-03)

Co-productions: Erato/Radio-France (CD 4: Halffter; CD 8); Erato/Cascavelle (CD 5: Moret)

Recording locations: ORTF Studios, Paris, April 1969 (CD 5, 01-03); Radio France Studios, Paris, May 1982 (CD 8,01-03), September 1986 (CD 4, 04-06); College Mignet, Aix-en-Provence, July 1983 (CD 8, 04-06); Symphony Hall, Boston, December 1985 (CD 3); Henry Wood Hall, London, February 1986 (CD 6, 06), November 1987 (CD 4,01-03; CD 5, 04-07); Abbey Road Studios, London, October 1989 (CD 6, 01-05; CD 7, 01-03), November 1994 (CD 7, 04-10); Studio 1, DRS, Zurich, November 1989 (CD 5, 08-10); Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota, September 1992 (CD 2); St Giles, Cripplegate, London, May 1993 (CD 1); live recording, National Cathedral, Washington, April 1995 (CD 9)

Publishers: Ritordi, Milan (CD 2: Vivaldi); Kalmus, Florida (CD 2: Tartini, C.P.E. Bach); Boosey & Hawkes, • London (CD 4: Prokofiev); Universal Edition, Vienna (CD 4: Halffter); Billaudot (CD 5: Jolivet); Chant du Monde, Paris (CD 5: Shostakovich); Editions Salabert (CD 6: Milhaud; CD 8: Landowski); Orpheus Publications (CD 6:Hoddinott); Schott, Mainz (CD 6: Penderecki; CD 7: Shchedrin); Editions Maurice Senart/Salabert (CD 7: Honegger); Durand, Paris (CD 7: Gagneux); Alexander Knaifel, GEMA, Berlin (CD 9: Knaifel)

Introductory notes and translations © 2008 Warner Classics & Jazz, Warner Music UK Ltd

Booklet editor: Mark Pappenheim for WLP Ltd

Cover and booklet photos: Thomas Miiller, except pI2: Clive Barda Art direction: Claudia Wafer for WLP Ltd

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