Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks (8-CD)

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Cello Masterworks (8-CD)

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Discs: 8
Record Label: Sony
Release Date: May 6, 2013

Over the course of an incredible career, cellist Yo-Yo Ma has performed and recorded with nearly all the world’s major orchestras and leading conductors. These 8 discs highlight some of his most incredible recordings, including Grammy® Award-winning recordings of orchestral masterworks and chamber masterpieces.

Contents:

Vivaldi Concerto in G Minor for 2 Cellos, RV 531
Jonathan Manson cello
Ton Koopman harpsichord
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Concerto in F Minor, RV 297 (Winter), “Largo”
Ton Koopman conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Cello Concerto in B-flat Major, RV 423
Ton Koopman harpsichord
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi La Fida Ninfa, RV 714, “Così sugl' occhi miei”
Alfredo Bernardini oboe
Wouter Verschuren bassoon
Ton Koopman harpsichord
Margaret Faultless violin
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Concerto for Viola d’Amore and Lute in D Minor, RV 540
Ton Koopman organ
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Il Giustino, RV 717, “La gloria del mio sangue”
Ton Koopman conductor
Alfredo Bernardini oboe
Michel Henry oboe
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Cello Concerto in C Minor, RV 401
Ton Koopman harpsichord
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Juditha Triumphans, RV 644, “Noli, ò cara, te adorantis”
Alfredo Bernardini oboe
Ton Koopman organ
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Gloria in D Major, RV 589, “Laudamus te”
Ton Koopman organ
Jonathan Manson cello
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi Juditha Triumphans, RV 644, “Quanto magis generosa”
Ton Koopman harpsichord
Katherine McGillivray viola d’amore
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Vivaldi La Fida Ninfa, RV 714, “Dite oihmè”
Ton Koopman conductor
Mike Fentross lute
Jonathan Manson cello
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Boccherini Cello Concerto No. 9 in B-flat Major, G 482
Pinchas Zukerman conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1
José-Luis Garcia conductor
English Chamber Orchestra

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb:2
José-Luis Garcia conductor
English Chamber Orchestra

Schumann Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129
Sir Colin Davis conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
Lorin Maazel conductor
Berlin Philharmonic

Dvořák Silent Woods for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68
Lorin Maazel conductor
Berlin Philharmonic

Dvořák Rondo in G Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 94
Lorin Maazel conductor
Berlin Philharmonic

Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33
Lorin Maazel conductor
National Orchestra of France

Lalo Cello Concerto in D Minor
Lorin Maazel conductor
National Orchestra of France

Walton Cello Concerto
André Previn conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
1985 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist (with Orchestra)

Elgar Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85
André Previn conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
1985 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist (with Orchestra)

Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107
Eugene Ormandy conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra

Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Lorin Maazel conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
1992 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Solo (with Orchestra)

Bach Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
1984 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist (without Orchestra)

Bach Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
1984 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist (without Orchestra)

Bach Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011
1984 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist (without Orchestra)

Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 1 in F Major, Op. 5
Emanuel Ax piano

Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Emanuel Ax piano

Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen,” WoO 46
Emanuel Ax piano
1986 Grammy
® Award, Best Chamber Music Performance

Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen,” Op. 66
Emanuel Ax piano
1986 Grammy
® Award, Best Chamber Music Performance

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38
Emanuel Ax piano
1985 Grammy
® Award, Best Chamber Music Performance

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Emanuel Ax piano
1985 Grammy
® Award, Best Chamber Music Performance

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A-flat Major, Op. 70
Emanuel Ax piano

Schumann Fantasiestücke (Fantasy Pieces), Op. 73
Emanuel Ax piano

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