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Saint-Saëns - Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2

Christian Poltéra (cello) & Kathryn Stott (piano)

Why do these sonatas so rarely appear in recitals? Saint-Saëns's sensuous poeticism and ingenious craftsmanship are wonderfully combined in them. Despite Poltéra's elegance, it is the more... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    January 2010
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    Recommended Recording

This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Saint-Saëns: Cello Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op. 32

20:37
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  • Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello)

I. Allegro

9:03
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II. Andante tranquillo sostenuto

5:12
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III. Allegro moderato

6:22
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Saint-Saëns: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major Op. 123

33:13
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  • Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello)

I. Maestoso, largamente - Tranquillo

9:15
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II. Scherzo con variazioni: Allegro animato

8:59
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III. Romanza: Poco adagio

8:00
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IV. Allegro non troppo grazioso

6:59
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Saint-Saëns: Prière for cello & piano, Op. 158

5:16
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  • Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello)

Priere, Op. 158 (version for cello and piano)

5:16
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 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

3:06
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  • Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello)

Carnival of the Animals: XIII. Le Cygne (The Swan) (version for cello and piano)

3:06
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Saint-Saëns: Romance in F major, Op. 36

3:00
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  • Kathryn Stott (piano), Christian Poltéra (cello)