Rostropovich – The Complete Decca Recordings

5 CDs Box Set

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

Various Artists

Decca, 2012

Description

The Complete Decca Recordings – Tracklist:

Disc 1

Mstislav Rostropovich and Benjamin Britten (Schubert, Schumann)

Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (Haydn)

  1. Schubert: Sonata For Arpeggione And Piano In A Minor, D. 821 – 1. Allegro moderato
  2. Schubert: Sonata For Arpeggione And Piano In A Minor, D. 821 – 2. Adagio
  3. Schubert: Sonata For Arpeggione And Piano In A Minor, D. 821 – 3. Allegretto
  4. Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102 – 1. Vanitas vanitatum (Mit Humor)
  5. Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102 – 2. Langsam
  6. Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102 – 3. Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen
  7. Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102 – 4. Nicht zu rasch
  8. Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102 – 5. Stark und markiert
  9. Haydn: Cello Concerto In C, H.VIIb, No.1 – 1. Moderato
  10. Haydn: Cello Concerto In C, H.VIIb, No.1 – 2. Adagio
  11. Haydn: Cello Concerto In C, H.VIIb, No.1 – 3. Finale (Allegro molto)

Disc 2

Mstislav Rostropovich (Suite, Sonata)

Benjamin Britten (Sonata)

  1. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – 1. Canto primo (sostenuto e largamente)
  2. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Fuga: Andante moderato
  3. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Lamento: Lento rubato
  4. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – 2. Canto secondo (Sostenuto)
  5. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato
  6. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Marcia: Alla marcia moderato
  7. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – 3. Canto terzo (Sostenuto)
  8. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo
  9. Britten: Suite For Cello No.1, Op.72 – Moto perpetuo e canto quarto: Presto
  10. Britten: Suite For Cello No.2, Op.80 – Declamato: Largo
  11. Britten: Suite For Cello No.2, Op.80 – Fuga: Andante
  12. Britten: Suite For Cello No.2, Op.80 – Scherzo: Allegro molto
  13. Britten: Suite For Cello No.2, Op.80 – Andante lento
  14. Britten: Suite For Cello No.2, Op.80 – Ciaconna: Allegro
  15. Britten: Sonata In C For Cello And Piano Op.65 – 1. Dialogo
  16. Britten: Sonata In C For Cello And Piano Op.65 – 2. Scherzo – pizzicato
  17. Britten: Sonata In C For Cello And Piano Op.65 – 3. Elegia
  18. Britten: Sonata In C For Cello And Piano Op.65 – 4. Marcia
  19. Britten: Sonata In C For Cello And Piano Op.65 – 5. Moto perpetuo

Disc 3

Mstislav Rostropovich

English Chamber Orchestra (Symphony)

Benjamin Britten

  1. Britten: Symphony For Cello And Orchestra, Op.68 – Allegro maestoso
  2. Britten: Symphony For Cello And Orchestra, Op.68 – Presto inquieto
  3. Britten: Symphony For Cello And Orchestra, Op.68 – Adagio
  4. Britten: Symphony For Cello And Orchestra, Op.68 – Passacaglia
  5. Bridge: Sonata For Cello and Piano – 1. Allegro ben moderato
  6. Bridge: Sonata For Cello And Piano – 2. Allegro ma non troppo – Molto allegro e agitato
  7. Debussy: Sonata in D Minor for Cello & Piano, L.135 – 1. Prologue (lent)
  8. Debussy: Sonata in D Minor for Cello & Piano, L.135 – 2. Sérénade (Modérément animé)
  9. Debussy: Sonata in D Minor for Cello & Piano, L.135 – 3. Finale (Animé)

Disc 4

Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter

  1. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in F, Op.5 No.1 – 1. Adagio sostenuto – Allegro
  2. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in F, Op.5 No.1 – 2. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
  3. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.4 in C, Op.102 No.1 – 1. Andante – Allegro vivace
  4. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.4 in C, Op.102 No.1 – 2. Adagio – Tempo d’andante – Allegro vivace
  5. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.5 in D, Op.102 No.2 – 1. Allegro con brio
  6. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.5 in D, Op.102 No.2 – 2. Adagio con molto sentimento d’affetto
  7. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.5 in D, Op.102 No.2 – 3. Allegro – Allegro fugato

Disc 5

Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter

  1. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in G minor, Op.5 No.2 – 1. Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo/ Allegro molto più tosto presto
  2. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in G minor, Op.5 No.2 – 2. Rondo (Allegro)
  3. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.3 in A, Op.69 – 1. Allegro ma non tanto
  4. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.3 in A, Op.69 – 2. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
  5. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.3 in A, Op.69 – 3. Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivace