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The 99 Most Essential Cello Masterpieces

99 songs (12 hours and 38 minutes) Released on March 14, 2011
1
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 (Adagio after Hebrew melodies)
Martin Ostertag, SWR Symphony Orchestra and Michael Boder
9:49
2
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: I. Prelude
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:12
3
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: II. Allemande
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:17
4
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: III. Courante
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:24
5
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: IV. Sarabande
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:23
6
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: V. Menuet I - Menuet II
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:31
7
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: VI. Gigue
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
1:51
8
Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104: I. Allegro
Torleif Thedéen, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Kees Bakels
15:15
9
Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104: III. Finale. Allegro moderato
Torleif Thedéen, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Kees Bakels
12:49
10
Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Torleif Thedéen, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Kees Bakels
11:38
11
Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals): Le cygne (The Swan)
Stockholm Chamber Duo
2:53
12
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19: I. Lento - Allegro moderato
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
13:24
13
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19: II. Allegro scherzando
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
6:28
14
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19: III. Andante
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
6:25
15
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19: IV. Allegro mosso
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
11:28
16
Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33: Theme and Variations
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
18:53
17
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Lev Markiz
8:08
18
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: II. Allegro molto
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Lev Markiz
4:46
19
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: III. Adagio
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Lev Markiz
5:42
20
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Lev Markiz
12:04
21
Vocalise for Cello and Piano, Op. 34: Lentamente
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
6:28
22
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65: I. Allegro moderato
Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen
15:53
23
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65: II. Scherzo: Allegro con brio
Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen
4:54
24
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65: III. Largo
Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen
3:42
25
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65: IV. Finale: Allegro
Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen
6:18
26
Waldesruhe (Silent Woods) for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: Lento e molto cantabile
Mark Drobinsky, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and Saulius Sondeckis
7:33
27
Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 107: I. Allegretto
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and James DePreist
6:11
28
Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 107: II. Moderato (attacca)
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and James DePreist
12:08
29
Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 107: III. Cadenza (attacca)
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and James DePreist
6:07
30
Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 107: IV. Allegro con moto
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and James DePreist
5:21
31
Song Without Words in D Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 109
Steven Isserlis and Stephen Hough
4:45
32
Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38: I. Allegro non troppo
Christoph Henkel and Elisabeth Westenholz
14:52
33
Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38: II. Allegretto - Quasi menuetto
Christoph Henkel and Elisabeth Westenholz
5:57
34
Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38: III. Allegro
Christoph Henkel and Elisabeth Westenholz
6:58
35
Rondo in G Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 94 / B. 181
Mark Drobinsky, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and Saulius Sondeckis
7:35
36
Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33: I. Allegro non troppo (attacca)
Torleif Thedéen, Tapiola Sinfonietta and Jean-Jacques Kantorow
5:37
37
Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33: II. Allegretto con moto (attacca)
Torleif Thedéen, Tapiola Sinfonietta and Jean-Jacques Kantorow
5:06
38
Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33: III. Tempo primo
Torleif Thedéen, Tapiola Sinfonietta and Jean-Jacques Kantorow
8:52
39
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, L 135: I. Prologue: Lent - Sostenuto molto resoluto
Frans Helmerson and Hans Pålsson
5:00
40
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, L 135: II. Sérénade: Modérément animé
Frans Helmerson and Hans Pålsson
3:29
41
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, L 135: III. Finale: Animé
Frans Helmerson and Hans Pålsson
3:36
42
Romance in F Major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 36
Torleif Thedéen, Tapiola Sinfonietta and Jean-Jacques Kantorow
4:04
43
Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/1: I. Moderato
Sergei Roldugin and St. Petersburg Soloists
9:30
44
Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/1: II. Adagio
Sergei Roldugin and St. Petersburg Soloists
9:19
45
Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/1: III. Allegro molto
Sergei Roldugin and St. Petersburg Soloists
6:31
46
Concerto No. 2 in D Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2: I. Allegro moderato
Arto Noras, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
16:33
47
Concerto No. 2 in D Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2: II. Adagio
Arto Noras, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
6:29
48
Concerto No. 2 in D Major for Cello and Orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2: III. Rondo: Allegro
Arto Noras, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
4:53
49
Pelléas et Mélisande: Sicilienne, Op. 78
Bengt Ericson and Karin Langebo
4:57
50
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: I. Prélude
Torleif Thedéen
3:42
51
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: II. Allemande
Torleif Thedéen
3:45
52
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: III. Courante
Torleif Thedéen
3:20
53
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: IV. Sarabande
Torleif Thedéen
5:14
54
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: V. Bourée 1 & 2
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:18
55
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: VI. Gigue
Torleif Thedéen
3:41
56
The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumblebee
Stockholm Chamber Duo
1:20
57
Concerto in A Major for Cello and Strings, Wq. 172: I. Allegro
Hidemi Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan
6:22
58
Concerto in A Major for Cello and Strings, Wq. 172: II. Largo con sordini, mesto
Hidemi Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan
8:33
59
Concerto in A Major for Cello and Strings, Wq. 172: III. Allegro assai
Hidemi Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan
5:42
60
Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 119: I. Andante grave
Guido Schiefen & Olaf Dressler
11:00
61
Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 119: II. Moderato
Guido Schiefen & Olaf Dressler
4:53
62
Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 119: III. Allegro non troppo
Guido Schiefen & Olaf Dressler
8:41
63
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 129: I. Nicht zu schnell (attacca)
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
11:17
64
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 129: II. Langsam (attacca)
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
4:12
65
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 129: III. Sehr lebhaft
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
7:44
66
Suite Italienne for Cello and Piano (1932): Serenata
Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen
3:36
67
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40: I. Allegro non troppo
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
12:17
68
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40: II. Allegro
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
3:06
69
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40: III. Largo
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
9:26
70
Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40: IV. Allegro
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
4:12
71
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra (1946): I. Allegro moderato
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
17:26
72
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra (1946): II. Andante sostenuto
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
8:37
73
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra (1946): III. Allegro: A battuta
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
9:44
74
Après un Rêve for Cello and Piano
Elemér Lavotha and Kerstin Åberg
2:58
75
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8 (1915): I. Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
Frans Helmerson
8:36
76
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8 (1915): II. Adagio (con grand' espressione)
Frans Helmerson
12:33
77
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8 (1915): III. Allegro molto vivace
Frans Helmerson
10:56
78
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 22: I. Allegro moderato
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Gennady Rozhdestvensky
13:33
79
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Gennady Rozhdestvensky
7:07
80
Concerto in A Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 22: III. Molto allegro e appassionata
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Gennady Rozhdestvensky
9:48
81
Suite No. 1 for Solo Cello in G Major, Op. 131c: I. Prelude
Guido Schiefen
3:41
82
Suite No. 1 for Solo Cello in G Major, Op. 131c: II. Adagio
Guido Schiefen
6:03
83
Suite No. 1 for Solo Cello in G Major, Op. 131c: III. Fugue
Guido Schiefen
4:01
84
Symphony-Concerto (Sinfonia Concertante) in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125: I. Andante
Ivan Monighetti, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Ivan Shpiller
9:29
85
Symphony-Concerto (Sinfonia Concertante) in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125: II. Allegro giusto
Ivan Monighetti, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Ivan Shpiller
17:26
86
Symphony-Concerto (Sinfonia Concertante) in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125: III. Adagiante con moto - Allegretto - Allegro marcato
Ivan Monighetti, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Ivan Shpiller
10:13
87
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: I. Prélude - Fugue
Torleif Thedéen
6:30
88
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: II. Allemande
Torleif Thedéen
5:48
89
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: III. Courante
Torleif Thedéen
2:07
90
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: IV. Sarabande
Torleif Thedéen
3:54
91
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: V. Gavotte I - Gavotte II
Torleif Thedéen
4:38
92
Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1011: VI. Gigue
Torleif Thedéen
2:10
93
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: I. Allegro maestoso
Truls Mørk, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
13:04
94
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: II. Presto inquieto
Truls Mørk, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
3:45
95
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: III. Adagio - Cadenza ad lib (attacca)
Truls Mørk, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
9:58
96
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: IV. Passacaglia: Andante allegro
Truls Mørk, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
8:03
97
Suite No. 1 for Solo Cello, Op. 72: Canto Primo - Fuga - Lamento - Canto secondo - Serenata - Marcia - Canto terzo - Bordone - Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto
Frans Helmerson
25:23
98
Concerto in C Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 66: I. Lento ma non troppo
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
11:59
99
Concerto in C Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 66: II. Allegro vivace
Victor Simon, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev
17:20