Piatigorsky, Gregor: The Art of Gregor Piatigorsky (1924-1955)

     
 CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
1  Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 19:05
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Alexander Hilsberg Conductor
     
 ROBERT SCHUMANN
 Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129  
2 I. Nicht zu schnell 11:27
3 II. Langsam 4:37
4 III. Sehr lebhaft 10:03
 Fritz Reiner Soloist
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 EDWARD ELGAR
 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85  
5 I. Adagio - Moderato 7:00
6 II. Lento - Allegro molto 4:29
7 III. Adagio 4:32
8 IV. Allegro - Moderato - Allegro ma non troppo 10:06
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 John Barbirolli Conductor
     
     
     
 RICHARD STRAUSS
 Don Quixote, Op. 35, TrV 184  
1 Introduction 6:00
2 Theme: Massig 2:11
3 Variation 1: Das Abenteur mit den Windmuhlen - 2:49
4 Variation 2: Der Kampf gegen die Hammelherde - 1:32
5 Variation 3: Gesprache zwischen Ritter und Knappe - 7:55
6 Variation 4: Das Abenteur mit der Prozession von Bussern - 1:46
7 Variation 5: Don Quixotes Wacht in der Sommernacht - 5:35
8 Variation 6: Die verzauberte Dulzinea - 1:07
9 Variation 7: Der Ritt durch die Luft - 1:05
10 Variation 8: Die Fahrt auf dem verzauberten Nachen [Barcarolle] - 1:47
11 Variation 9: Der Kampf gegen die vermeintlichen Zauberer: der Angriff auf die Monche - 1:00
12 Variation 10: Zweikampf mit dem Ritter vom blanken Monde; Heimkehr des geschlagenen Don Quixote - 4:09
13 Finale: Don Quixotes Tod 6:33
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Alfred Wallenstein Conductor
     
 ERNEST BLOCH
14  Schelomo 20:12
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Alfred Wallenstein Conductor
     
     
     
 PAUL HINDEMITH
 Cello Concerto  
1 I. Massig schnell 9:00
2 II. Ruhig bewegt - Sehr lebhaft - Im fruheren langsamen Zeitmass 7:46
3 III. Marsch: Lebhaft - Trio [nach einem alten marsch] - Lebhafter 7:41
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Paul Hindemith Conductor
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
4  Variations on a Theme of Paganini 9:55
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
 CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
5  Carnival of the Animals 3:16
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
6  Allegro appassionato in B minor, Op. 43 4:06
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
 ANTON RUBINSTEIN
7  2 Melodies, Op. 3: No. 1. Melody in F major (arr. for cello and orchestra) 3:37
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
8  Adagio and Rondo, J. 115 (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and orchestra) 4:49
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
 MAURICE RAVEL
9  Piece en forme de habanera (arr. for cello and orchestra) 3:12
 Andre Kostelanetz Soloist
 Andre Kostelanetz Conductor
     
 JULES MASSENET
10  Elegie (arr. for voice, cello and orchestra) 3:34
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
 FRITZ KREISLER
11  6 Songs, Op. 4: IV. Cease Thy Singing, Maiden Fair (arr. F. Kreisler for voice, cello and orchestra) 4:39
 Jan Peerce Soloist
 Andre Kostelanetz Conductor
     
 CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
12  Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 (abridged version) 8:36
 Donald Voorhees Soloist
 Donald Voorhees Conductor
     
     
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
 Sonata in C (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano)  
1 I. Allegro ma non troppo 4:42
2 II. Largo assai 3:30
3 III. Rondo 3:08
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
4  Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 10, J. 103 (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 7:10
 Ivor Newton Soloist
     
 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
5  12 Variations in F major on Ein Madchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflote, Op. 66 9:47
 Lukas Foss Soloist
     
 Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5, No. 2  
6 I. Adagio sostenuto e espressivo 5:34
7 II. Allegro molto piu tosto presto 9:52
8 III. Rondo: Allegro 8:17
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 JOHANNES BRAHMS
 Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38  
9 I. Allegro non troppo 10:24
10 II. Allegretto quasi menuetto 4:14
11 III. Allegro 6:06
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
     
     
 EDVARD GRIEG
 Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36  
1 I. Allegro agitato 8:34
2 II. Andante molto tranquillo 5:30
3 III. Allegro 10:33
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
 CLAUDE DEBUSSY
 Cello Sonata in D minor  
4 I. Prologue 3:49
5 II. Serenade - Finale 6:17
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
 SAMUEL BARBER
 Cello Sonata, Op. 6  
6 I. Allegro ma non troppo 7:56
7 II. Adagio 4:19
8 III. Allegro appassionata 6:03
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 SERGEY PROKOFIEV
 Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 119  
9 I. Andante grave 10:37
10 II. Moderato 5:51
11 III. Allegro ma non troppo 8:28
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
     
     
 KARL DAVIDOV
1  Romance sans paroles, Op. 23 3:18
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 DAVID POPPER
2  Characterstucke, Op. 3 2:10
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 DANIEL VAN GOENS
3  Scherzo, Op. 12, No. 2 3:24
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 PABLO DE SARASATE
4  Spanish Dances, Op. 23: No. 2. Zapateado (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 4:02
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
5  Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3 3:00
 Josef Wolfsthal Soloist
     
 MIKHAIL MIKHAYLOVICH IPPOLITOV-IVANOV
6  Caucasian Sketches: Suite No. 1, Op. 10 3:43
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
 Edith Lorand Conductor
     
 MIKHAIL IVANOVICH GLINKA
7  Ne iskushay menya bez nuzhdi (Do not tempt me needlessly) (arr. for violin, cello and piano) 4:23
 Georges Boulanger Soloist
     
 JULES MASSENET
8  Thais: Act II: Meditation (arr. for violin, cello and piano) 3:34
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 FRITZ KREISLER
9  Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: No. 1 in G major, "May Breeze" (arr. F. Kreisler for cello and piano) 2:29
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
10  Guitarre in G major, Op. 45, No. 2 (arr. M. Moszkowski and G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 3:23
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 DAVID POPPER
11  Chanson villageoise, Op. 62, No. 2 2:30
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
12  6 Romances, Op. 6: No. 6. Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt (None but the Lonely Heart) (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 2:46
 Karol Szreter Soloist
     
 ARNOLD TROWELL
13  Cello Sonata in E major: IV. Largo cantabile - II. Allegro vivo (arr. A. Trowell for cello and piano) 4:26
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
14  6 Morceaux, Op. 51: No. 6. Valse sentimentale (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 2:06
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 FRYDERYK CHOPIN
15  Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor, Op. posth. (arr. G. Piatigorsky) 4:21
 Ivor Newton Soloist
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
16  Preludio 2:11
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
17  Stroll 3:13
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 ERNEST BLOCH
18  From Jewish Life 4:28
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 SERGEY PROKOFIEV
19  Music for Children, Op. 65: No. 10. Marche (March) (arr. G. Piatigorsky) 1:56
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
20  Music for Children, Op. 65: No. 6. Valse (Waltz) (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 2:15
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
21  10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75: No. 5. Masquers (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 2:01
 Gregor Piatigorsky Soloist
     
 GREGOR PIATIGORSKY
22  Romans (Romance) (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 1:57
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
 ENRIQUE GRANADOS
23  Goyescas, Part I: Intermezzo (arr. G. Cassado and G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 4:53
 Ralph Berkowitz Soloist
     
 LUKAS FOSS
24  Capriccio (arr. G. Piatigorsky for cello and piano) 5:57
 Lukas Foss Soloist