Friday, January 4, 2008

New Leonard Rose CD: Now Available!

Leonard Rose Live in Recital (1953-1960)
VAI Audio 1261-2, 2CDs $33.95

The renowned cellist performs works by Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Franck, Debussy, etc. Accompanied by pianists Mitchell Andrews, Arthur Balsam, Leonid Hambro, Frank Iogha, and Jack Maxin. Mono, 2-CD set.

Disc One (63:35)
Bach: Adagio from the Toccata, Adagio and Fugue
in C major (arr. Casals)*
Beethoven: Variations on Mozart’s “Bei Männern”*
César Franck: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A major
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Haydn: Sonata in C major, H. 6/6
III. Tempo di Minuetto
Chopin: Nocturne in C-sharp minor*
Francoeur: Allegro*
Ibert: Petit âne blanc*
Debussy: The Little Shepherd*

Leonard Rose, cello
Frank Iogha, piano
The Frick Collection • 1/15/56

Disc Two (71:56)
Bach: Suite for Cello in C Major, BWV 1009
Martinu: Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano, H 286*
Jack Maxin, piano
The Frick Collection • 2/28/1960

Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6*
Mitchell Andrews, piano
The Frick Collection • 2/22/53

Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano, L. 135*
Arthur Balsam, piano
The Frick Collection • 1/23/55

Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 69
III. Adagio cantabile; Allegro vivace (8:00)
Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 65*
III. Largo (3:32)
Leonid Hambro, pianist
Library of Congress • 3/6/53

*The first release of this repertoire by Leonard Rose.

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