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Britten: Cello Suites and Cello Sonata

Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)

The tone is gritty, expressive and eloquent. Britten himself speaks through these accounts. More…

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Contents

Britten: Suite No. 1 for cello solo, Op. 72

Work length24:04
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 1968-07-23
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

1. Canto primo (sostenuto e largamente)

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Fuga: Andante moderato

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Lamento: Lento rubato

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2. Canto secondo (Sostenuto)

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Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato

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Marcia: Alla marcia moderato

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3. Canto terzo (Sostenuto)

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Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo

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Moto perpetuo e canto quarto: Presto

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Britten: Suite No. 2 for cello solo, Op. 80

Work length23:48
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 1968-07-23
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Declamato: Largo

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Fuga: Andante

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Scherzo: Allegro molto

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Andante lento

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Ciaconna: Allegro

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Britten: Sonata for cello and piano in C major, Op. 65

Work length20:13
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-07-21
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Dialogo

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2. Scherzo - pizzicato

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3. Elegia

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4. Marcia

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5. Moto perpetuo

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