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For fans of the cello, this 2009 six-disc set contains the crème-de-la-crème of the instrument's repertoire and performers. Conveniently grouped by era, it begins with complete performances of three of Bach's Suites for solo cello and ends with excerpts from Tavener's The Protecting Veil and Gubaidulina's The Canticle of the Sun. In between are movements from the best-known concertos by Haydn, Dvorák, Saint-Saëns, Elgar, Barber, and more; and from sonatas by Boccherini, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Shostakovich, with the ...

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  1. Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
  2. Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
  3. Suite for solo cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
  4. Cello Concerto, for cello, strings & continuo in G major, RV 413: 1. Allegro
  5. Cello Concerto, for cello, strings & continuo in B minor, RV 424
  6. Cello Concerto in G minor: 1. Allegro
  7. Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, H. 7b/1: 1. Moderato
  8. Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H. 7b/2 (Op. 101): 3. Finale: Allegro
  9. Sonata for cello & continuo in C major, G. 6 (Six Sonatas No. 2)
  10. Cello Concerto in B flat major, G. 482: 1. Allegro moderato
  11. Sonata for cello & continuo in G major, G. 5 (Six Sonatas No. 3): 2. Allegro militaire
  12. Cello Concerto in G major, G. 480: 3. Allegro
  13. Sonata for cello & piano No. 3 in A major, Op. 69: 3. Adagio cantabile -
  14. Sonata for cello & piano No. 3 in A major, Op. 69: 4. Allegro vivace
  15. Sonata for cello & piano No. 5 in D major, Op. 102/2
  16. Sonata for arpeggione & piano in A minor ("Arpeggione Sonata"), D. 821: 2. Adagio
  17. Kinderszenen No. 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
  18. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129: 2. Sehr lebhaft
  19. Song Without Words for cello & piano in D major, Op. 109
  20. Introduction and Polonaise brillante, for cello & piano in C major, Op. 3, CT. 148
  21. Prelude for piano No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
  22. Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204: 3. Largo
  23. Introduction and Variations on "Dal tuo stellato soglio" from Rossini's "Mosè", for violin & orchestra, MS 23
  24. Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104): 1. Allegro
  25. Silent Woods (Klid), for cello & piano, B. 173 (Op. 68/5) (arr. from From the Bohemian Forest, B. 133)
  26. Sonata for cello & piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38: 2. Allegretto quasi menuetto
  27. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 3. Andante
  28. Concerto for violin, cello & orchestra in A minor ("Double"), Op. 102: 3. Vivace non troppo
  29. Sonata for cello & piano No. 2 in F major, Op. 99: 4. Allegro molto
  30. Allegro appassionato, for cello & piano (or orchestra) in B minor, Op. 43
  31. The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements
  32. Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33: 1. Allegro non troppo
  33. Élégie for cello & piano or orchestra in C minor, Op. 24
  34. Sonata for cello & piano in A major (arr. from "Sonata for violin & piano"): 4. Allegretto poco mosso
  35. Sonata for cello & piano in A minor, Op. 36: 2. Andante molto tranquillo
  36. Variations on a Rococo Theme, for cello & orchestra (or cello & piano) in A major, Op. 33: Introduction - Theme - Variations 1, 2 & 7
  37. Kol Nidrei, for cello & orchestra, Op. 47
  38. Salut d'amour, for violin & piano, Op. 12
  39. Pieces (2) ("Chanson de matin" & "Chanson de nuit"), for violin & piano (later orchestrated), Op. 15: Chanson de matin
  40. Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184):
  41. Vocalise, instrumental arrangement, Op. 34/14
  42. Cello Concerto (orchestral part lost; reconstructed by C. Mackerras and D. Mackie): 3. Molto vivace
  43. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato
  44. Pieces (4) for cello & piano, Op. 78: Romance
  45. El Cant dels Ocells (Song of the Birds), for cello & piano
  46. Music for Children, easy pieces (12) for piano, Op. 65: Marche
  47. Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Adagio
  48. Adiós Nonino, tango
  49. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 4. Passacaglia: Andante allegro
  50. Schelomo, rhapsody for cello & orchestra (or piano):
  51. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 22: 2. Andante sostenuto
  52. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107: 1. Allegretto
  53. Sonata for cello & piano in D minor, Op. 40: 4. Allegro
  54. Cello Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 126: 2. Scherzo: Allegretto
  55. The Protecting Veil, for cello & string orchestra: The Incarnation
  56. Canticle of the Sun (Sonnengesang), for cello, 2 percussionists & chorus:
  57. Concerto, for cello & orchestra (or piano) No. 1, Op. 136: 1. Nonchalant
  58. Moto perpetuo, for viol
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