If Britten's Cello Suite No.3 is the undisputed masterpiece on this program, the other works are no less deserving of attention. Frank Merrick's 'Suite in the eighteenth-century style' is a particular delight. As ever, Steven Isserlis's booklet notes offer fascinatingly personal perspectives on the composers and their music.
If Britten's Cello Suite No.3 is the undisputed masterpiece on this program, the other works are no less deserving of attention. Frank Merrick's 'Suite in the eighteenth-century style' is a particular delight. As ever, Steven Isserlis's booklet notes offer fascinatingly personal perspectives on the composers and their music.
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Format: CD
Label: HYPERION
Rel. Date: 10/01/2021
UPC: 034571283739

British Solo Cello Music
Artist: STEVEN ISSERLIS
Format: CD
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1. Britten: Tema 'Sacher'
2. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 I. Introduzione: Lento
3. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 II. Marcia: Allegro
4. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 III. Canto: Con moto
5. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 IV. Barcarola: Lento
6. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 V. Dialogo: Allegretto
7. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 VI. Fuga: Andante espressivo
8. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 VII. Recitativo: Fantastico
9. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 VIII. Moto perpetuo: Presto
10. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 IX. Passacaglia: Lento solenne
11. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 X. Mournful song 'Under the little apple tree'
12. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 XI. Autumn
13. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 XII. Street song 'The grey eagle'
14. Britten: Cello Suite No 3, Op 87 XIII. Grant repose together with the saints
15. Anonymous: Mournful song 'Under the little apple tree'
16. Anonymous: Autumn
17. Anonymous: Street song 'The grey eagle'
18. Anonymous: Kontakion 'Grant repose'
19. Walton: Theme for a prince
20. Walton: Passacaglia
21. Gardner: Partita for solo cello, Op 98 III. Coranto pizzicato
22. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style I. Ritornelle
23. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style II. Courante
24. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style III. Sarabande
25. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style IV. Gavottes I ; II
26. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style V. Siciliano
27. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style VI. Bourrées I ; II
28. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style VII. Air
29. Merrick: Suite in the eighteenth-century style VIII. Gigue
30. Adès: Sola

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If Britten's Cello Suite No.3 is the undisputed masterpiece on this program, the other works are no less deserving of attention. Frank Merrick's 'Suite in the eighteenth-century style' is a particular delight. As ever, Steven Isserlis's booklet notes offer fascinatingly personal perspectives on the composers and their music.