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Mstislav Rostropovich plays Cello Concertos

Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, London Symphony Orchestra, Collegium Musicum de Zurich, Hugh Wolff, Seiji Ozawa, Crist¢bal Halffter, André Jolivet, Paul Sacher, Kent Nagano

[on Vivaldi & C. P. E. Bach] Rostropovich, however, does have the true measure of these works and plays to an appropriate scale with a
beauty of tone unimaginable from a period instrument. His...
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Contents

Frescobaldi: Frescobaldi / Arr Cassadó : Toccata

4:43
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

Marcello, A: Marcello / Arr Bach, JS : Concerto in D minor [BWV974] : II Adagio

5:04
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

Bach, J S: Attrib Bach, JS / Arr Kodály

14:48
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

3 Chorale Preludes : I Ach, was ist doch unser Leben BWV743

5:18

3 Chorale Preludes : II Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV762

4:14

3 Chorale Preludes : III Christus, der uns selig macht BWV747

5:16

Handel: Handel / Arr Pekker : Te Deum in D major, 'Dettingen' HWV283 : "Vouchsafe, O Lord"

3:46
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

Bach, J S: Bach, JS / Arr Siloti : Toccata C major BWV564 : Adagio

4:00
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

Hervelois: 7 altfranzösische Mädchenbilder

16:36
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

I La Florentine

4:49

II La Provençale

2:05

III La Lionnoise

2:23

Rheinberger: Pieces (6) for violin and organ, Op. 150

12:14
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

I Abendlied

4:15

II Pastorale

3:47

III Elegie

4:12

Saint-Saëns: Prière for cello & piano, Op. 158

5:35
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Herbert Tachezi (organ)

Vivaldi: Concerto for cello, strings & continuo in D minor RV 406

9:27
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • Hugh Wolff
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Allegro non molto

3:07

II Andante

2:52

III Minuetto

3:28

Tartini: Cello Concerto in D major

19:31
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • Hugh Wolff
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Largo

6:26

II Allegro

5:13

III Grave

4:50

IV Allegro

3:02
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Bach, C P E: Cello Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Wq. 171 (H436)

22:52
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • Hugh Wolff
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Allegro

7:28

II Adagio

9:09

III Allegro assai

6:15

Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

38:55
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Allegro

14:41

II Adagio ma non troppo

11:55

III Finale - Allegro moderato

12:19

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33

17:32
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante in E minor for cello & orchestra, Op. 125

37:01
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Andante

10:16

II Allegro giusto

17:00

III Andante con moto

9:45

Halffter, C: Cello Concerto No. 2

38:10
  • Orchestre National de France
  • Cristóbal Halffter
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I "El grito deja en el viento une sombra de ciprés"

11:10

II "Vine a este mundo con ojos y me voy sin ellos"

16:36

III "Si muero, dejad el balcón abierto"

10:24

Jolivet: Cello Concerto No.2

21:33
  • Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • André Jolivet
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Allant - Vivement - Cadence

15:35

II Aria

3:54

III Animé

2:04

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 in E flat major Op.197

26:11
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Hugh Seenan (horn)

I Allegretto

6:29

II Moderato

10:00

III Cadenza

5:03

IV Allegro con moto

4:39

Nobert Moret: Cello Concerto

26:19
  • Collegium Musicum de Zurich
  • Paul Sacher
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Chanson pour passer le temps

9:07

II Chanson d'amour

8:39

III Chanson du vent d'ouest

8:33

Milhaud: Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 136

14:24
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Kent Nagano
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Nonchalant

5:07

II Grave

6:14

III Joyeux

3:03

Hoddinott: Noctis Equi Op.132

20:57
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Kent Nagano
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Andante

9:56

II Presto Cadenza Andante Adagio

11:01

Penderecki: Cello Concerto No. 2

33:30
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Krzysztof Penderecki
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

Honegger: Cello Concerto H72

15:20
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Kent Nagano
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Andante

5:51

II Lento

4:09

III Allegro marcato

5:20

Gagneux: Triptyque pour violoncelle et orchestre

17:38
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Premier mouvement

4:56

II Deuxième mouvement

8:54

III Troisième mouvement

3:48

Shchedrin: Cello Concerto 'sotto voce concerto'

38:01
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I Sostenuto

7:14

II Allegretto moderato

14:33

III Scherzo - Cadenza

3:52

IV Finale - Sostenuto - Allegro - Sostenuto

12:22

Landowski: Un Enfant appelle

23:38
  • Orchestre National de France
  • Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano)

Un enfant appelle, loin, très loin

8:37

Je crois très bas

6:10

La nuit même où il fut livré

8:51

Landowski: La Prison

36:03
  • Orchestre National de Lille-Région Nord / Pas-de-Calais
  • Marcel Landowski
  • Pierre Dux (coach vocals), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I - L'attente "un meuble a craqué"

9:05

II - L'interrogatoire "ce n'était qu'une chanson"

12:40

III - La prison "il n'y a plus de temps"... "il n'y a plus d'âge"

14:18

Knaifel: Make me Drunk with your Kisses [Canticum canticorum, Song of Songs, Chapter 8]

59:51
  • Washington National Cathedral Choristers, National Cathedral School Lower School Chorus, Choral Arts Society of Washington
  • Mstislav Rostropovich, Norman Scribner
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

I "Who is this coming up from the wilderness..."

11:37

II "O that you were like a brother to me..."

11:21

III "Make haste, my beloved..."

8:25

IV "You who dwell in the gardens..."

10:53

V "Set me as a seal upon your heart..."

10:52

VI "His left hand is under my head..."

6:43
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