Elgar, Schumann, Dvořák and Strauss - Kim Cook

Elgar, Schumann, Dvořák and Strauss - Kim Cook

MS 1637 (MSR Classics, CD, 2 discs)

DDD
Stereo
FIRST RELEASE

Playing time: 74'30"/66'01" - TT 140'31"
Tracks: 17 + 6
Booklet pages: 12
© 2018 Kim Cook
Main country of recording: RU
Country of manufacture: US
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Elgar, Schumann, Dvořák and Strauss - Kim Cook published on 18 November 2019

Kim Cook, cello
St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
Arkady Shteinlucht, conductor (CD1 track 1-4. CD2 tracks 1-3)
Gerardo Edelstein, conductor (CD1 tracks 5-17) (?)
Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra
Gerardo Edelstein, conductor (CD2 tracks 4-6)

CD1

Edward Elgar:

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
1 Adagio - Moderato
2 Lento - Allegro molto
3 Adagio
4 Allegro - Moderato - Allegro ma non troppo

Richard Strauss:

Don Quixote, Op 35
Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character
5 Introduktion
6 Thema
7 Variation I
8 Variation II
9 Variation III
10 Variation IV
11 Variation V
12 Variation VI
13 Variation VII
14 Variation VIII
15 Variation IX
16 Variation X
17 Finale

CD2

Robert Schumann:

Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 129
1 Nicht zu schnell
2 Langsam
3 Sehr lebhaft

Antonín Dvořák:

Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104
4 Allegro
5 Adagio
6 Finale. Allegro moderato

Recorded in February 2001 in the Czech Republic (CD2 tracks 4-6), in May 2016 (CD1 tracks 5-16) and June 2016 (CD1 tracks 1-4 and CD2 tracks 1-3) at the St Petersburg Radio Studio, Russia

 

 

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