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The Glory of Rostropovich

80th birthday tribute

Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Alexandre Stein & Martin Derungs, Martin Derungs, Catherine Cantin, Heinz Holliger & Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Serkin, Martha Argerich, Leon Spierer & Eberhard Finke

Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker,...

…my star item from the whole set is the Schumann Cello Concerto with the Leningrad Philharmonic under Rozhdestvensky: here Rostropovich generates a natural impetus while bringing subtle nuance... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    May 2007
    Orchestral Choice

This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Luigi Boccherini, Mstislav Rostropovich: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, G. 479

Work length16:40
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Mstislav Rostropovich (work arranger), Mstislav Rostropovich (cadenzor)
  • Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum
  • Paul Sacher
  • Recorded: 1977-09-19
  • Recording Venue: Kongresshaus, Kleiner Tonhallesaal, Zurich

1. Allegro (Cadenza by Mstislav Rostropovich)

Track length6:43
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2. Adagio

Track length5:09
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3. Allegro (Cadenza by Mstislav Rostropovich)

Track length4:48
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Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in C major, RV398

Work length8:06
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martin Derungs (cembalo), Alexandre Stein (cello)
  • Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum
  • Paul Sacher
  • Recorded: 1977-09-19
  • Recording Venue: Kongresshaus, Kleiner Tonhallesaal, Zurich

1. Allegro

Track length3:06
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2. Largo

Track length2:50
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3. Allegro

Track length2:10
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Giuseppe Tartini, Mstislav Rostropovich: Cello Concerto in A Major

Work length14:41
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Mstislav Rostropovich (cadenzor)
  • Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum
  • Paul Sacher
  • Recorded: 1977-09-19
  • Recording Venue: Kongresshaus, Kleiner Tonhallesaal, Zurich

1. Allegro (Cadenza by Mstislav Rostropovich)

Track length4:39
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2. Larghetto

Track length4:39
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3. Allegro assai (Cadenza by Mstislav Rostropovich)

Track length5:23
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Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in G major, RV413

Work length10:53
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martin Derungs (cembalo)
  • Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum
  • Paul Sacher
  • Recorded: 1977-09-19
  • Recording Venue: Kongresshaus, Kleiner Tonhallesaal, Zurich

1. Allegro

Track length3:38
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2. Largo

Track length4:18
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3. Allegro

Track length2:57
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Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

Work length25:38
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Recorded: 1960-09-12
  • Recording Venue: Brent Town Hall, Wembley, London

1. Nicht zu schnell

Track length12:17
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2. Langsam

Track length5:03
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3. Sehr lebhaft

Track length8:18
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Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

Work length41:21
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1968-09-24
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Allegro

Track length15:42
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2. Adagio ma non troppo

Track length12:41
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3. Finale (Allegro moderato)

Track length12:58
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Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33

Work length18:53
$9.90
$12.60
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1968-09-24
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Moderato assai quasi andante

Track length0:54
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Tema: Moderato semplice

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Variazione I: Tempo del Tema

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Variazione II: Tempo del Tema

Track length1:13
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Variazione III: Andante sostenuto

Track length3:59
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Variazione IV: Andante grazioso

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Variazione V: Allegro moderato

Track length3:28
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Variazione VI: Andante

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Variazione VII e Coda: Allegro vivo

Track length1:59
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11

Work length6:33
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Members of Berliner Philharmoniker (strings)
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

2. Andante cantabile

Track length6:33
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Glazunov: Chant du Ménestrel, Op. 71

Work length4:13
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Recorded: 1975-08-11
  • Recording Venue: Symphony Hall, Boston

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 126

Work length33:09
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Recorded: 1975-08-11
  • Recording Venue: Symphony Hall, Boston

1. Largo

Track length13:55
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2. Allegretto

Track length4:20
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3. Allegretto

Track length14:54
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Work length45:43
$4.40
$5.60
  • National Symphony Orchestra Washington
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1982-07-13
  • Recording Venue: John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

1. Moderato

Track length15:29
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2. Allegretto

Track length5:36
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3. Largo

Track length12:49
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4. Allegro Non Troppo

Track length11:49
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Messiaen: Concert à quatre (1990-1991)

Work length26:05
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$5.60
  • Catherine Cantin (flute), Yvonne Loriod (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Heinz Holliger (oboe)
  • Orchestre de l'Opéra Bastille
  • Myung-Whun Chung
  • Recorded: 1994-09-30
  • Recording Venue: Opéra Bastille, Salle Gounod, Paris

1. Entrée

Track length6:32
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2. Vocalise

Track length4:22
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3. Cadenza

Track length4:54
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4. Rondeau

Track length10:17
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Bernstein: Meditations (3) from 'Mass'

Work length16:56
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Recorded: 1981-05-29
  • Recording Venue: Frederic R. Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

1. Lento assai, molto sostenuto

Track length4:34
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2. Andante sostenuto - Var. I-IV - Coda

Track length4:08
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3. Presto - Fast And Primitive - Molto adagio

Track length8:14
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Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 In E Minor, Op. 38

Work length27:09
$3.30
$4.20
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
  • Recorded: 1982-07-02
  • Recording Venue: John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

I. Allegro non troppo

Track length15:04
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II. Allegretto quasi minuetto

Track length5:32
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III. Allegro - Più presto

Track length6:33
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Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99

Work length30:10
$4.40
$5.60
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
  • Recorded: 1982-07-02
  • Recording Venue: John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

I. Allegro vivace

Track length9:25
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II. Adagio affettuoso

Track length8:22
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III. Allegro passionato

Track length7:57
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IV. Allegro molto

Track length4:26
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Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65

Work length29:13
$4.40
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
  • Recorded: 1980-03-22
  • Recording Venue: Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich

I. Allegro moderato

Track length15:15
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II. Scherzo. Allegro con brio

Track length4:50
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III. Largo

Track length3:41
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IV. Finale. Allegro

Track length5:27
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Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C, Op. 3

Work length8:09
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  • Martha Argerich (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 1980-03-22
  • Recording Venue: Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich

Introduction. Lento - Alla Polacca. Allegro

Track length8:09
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Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op. 70

Work length8:14
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  • Martha Argerich (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Friedrich Grützmacher (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 1980-03-22
  • Recording Venue: Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich

Langsam, mit innigem Ausdruck - Rasch und feurig - Etwas ruhiger - Im ersten Tempo - Schneller

Track length8:14
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Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D956

Work length53:30
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  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Emerson String Quartet
  • Recorded: 1990-12-14
  • Recording Venue: Dreifaltigkeitskirche, Speyer

1. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length19:16
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2. Adagio

Track length14:50
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3. Scherzo (Presto) - Trio (Andante sostenuto)

Track length10:02
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4. Allegretto

Track length9:22
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length3:10
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

1. Scene - Swan Theme

Track length3:10
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length6:42
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  • Leon Spierer (violin), Eberhard Finke (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

2. Valse In A

Track length6:42
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length1:24
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

3. Danse des petits cygnes

Track length1:24
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length9:33
$2.20
$2.80
  • Leon Spierer (violin), Eberhard Finke (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

4. Scene

Track length6:20
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5. Danse Hongroise (Czardas)

Track length3:13
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length4:18
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  • Leon Spierer (violin), Eberhard Finke (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

6. Scène finale.

Track length4:18
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a

Work length4:29
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

Introduction - The Lilac Fairy

Track length4:29
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a

Work length5:37
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

2. Pas d'action: Rose Adagio

Track length5:37
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a

Work length5:12
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

Pas de caractère: Puss In Boots

Track length1:36
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4. Panorama (andantino)

Track length3:36
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a

Work length4:21
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

Valse

Track length4:21
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Work length22:34
$8.80
$11.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

I. Miniature Overture

Track length3:00
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IIa. March

Track length2:22
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IIb. Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy

Track length2:03
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Russian Dance (Trepak)

Track length1:05
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Arabian Dance (Coffee)

Track length3:41
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Chinese Dance (Tea)

Track length1:10
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Dance Of The Reed-Pipes (Mirlitons)

Track length2:28
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III. Waltz Of The Flowers

Track length6:45
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Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45

Work length15:33
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1978-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonie, Berlin

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Suite No. 1, Op. 64a

Work length27:38
$7.70
$9.80
  • National Symphony Orchestra Washington
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1982-07-13
  • Recording Venue: John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

1. Folk Dance

Track length4:31
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2. Scene

Track length1:41
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3. Madrigal

Track length3:18
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4. Minuet

Track length3:23
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5. Masks

Track length2:09
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6. Romeo And Juliet

Track length7:41
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7. Death of Tybalt

Track length4:55
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Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Suite No. 2, Op. 64b

Work length30:12
$7.70
$9.80
  • National Symphony Orchestra Washington
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Recorded: 1982-07-13
  • Recording Venue: John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

1. The Montagues And The Capulets

Track length5:52
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2. Juliet - The Little Girl

Track length3:52
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3. Friar Laurence

Track length2:33
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4. Dance

Track length2:09
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5. Romeo And Juliet Before Parting

Track length7:38
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6. Dance Of The Maids From The Antilles

Track length2:16
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7. Romeo At Juliet's Grave

Track length5:52
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