«Emanuel Ax and Yo-Yo Ma – A Celebration»
|Ludwig van Beethoven||
Cello Sonatas Nos. 1-5 (complete),
Piano Trio No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 11 'Gassenhauer', for violin, cello & piano,
Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16 (arranged for piano quartet by the composer),
Variations (12) on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen" for Cello and Piano, Op. 66,
Variations (12) on "See the conquering hero comes" for Cello and Piano, WoO 45 (Judas Maccabeus Variations),
Variations (7) on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen", for Cello and Piano, WoO 46.
Cello Sonata No. 1 In E Minor, Op. 38,
Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99,
Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114,
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25,
Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 26,
Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60,
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 (Regen-Sonate, Rain Sonata, Regenlied),
Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108.
|Benjamin Britten||Sonata for cello and piano in C major, Op. 65.|
|Frédéric François Chopin||
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65,
Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C, Op. 3,
Piano Trio in G minor Op. 8.
|John Corigliano||Phantasmagoria on 'The Ghosts of Versailles'.|
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat, Op. 87,
Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, Op. 65 (B130),
Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90 (B166) 'Dumky'.
|Gabriel Urbain Fauré||
Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor Op. 15,
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45.
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49,
Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66,
Song without Words for Cello & Piano, Op. 109 (Lied ohne Worte),
Song without Words, Op. 19b No. 1 in E major 'Sweet Remembrance' (Andante con moto),
Song without Words, Op. 38 No. 2 in C minor,
Song without Words, Op. 38 No. 6 in A flat major 'Duetto',
Song without Words, Op. 62 No. 1 in G major 'May Breezes'.
|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart||
Clarinet Trio in E flat major, K498 "Kegelstatt-Trio",
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K478,
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K493.
|Sergei Sergeievitch Prokofiev||Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 119.|
|Sergey Vassilievich Rachmaninov||Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19.|
|Franz Peter Schubert||
Cello Concerto in A minor (adapted by Gaspar Cassadó from the 'Arpeggione' Sonata, D821),
Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout' (Die Forelle).
Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op. 70,
Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129,
Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 (Fantasy Pieces),
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47,
Stücke im Volkston (5), Op. 102.
Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40,
Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67.
|Richard Strauss||Cello Sonata in F major, Op. 6.|
Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano).
A x21 CD box-set released on the ‘Sony Classical’ label – In celebration of the internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax’s 70th birthday and his long-term musical partnership with revered cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Sony Classical is pleased to release. This must-have box set sees their complete recordings for Cello and Piano ,originally released on Columbia Masterworks/Sony Classical, released in a single edition for the first time. This stunning box set features exquisite performances of works by revered composers Chopin, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov. Emanuel Ax and Yo-Yo Ma’s friendship began when they were both studying at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York. The duo have gone on to produce numerous critically acclaimed recordings together. Included in this exquisite box set are the duo’s Grammy award winning recordings of Beethoven: Cello and Piano Sonata No. 4 in C & Variations; Brahms: Cello and Piano Sonatas in E Minor and F and Brahms: Sonatas for Cello & Piano (Op. 38, 99 and 108).