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CD 1
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1Prélude from Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1994-07-07 until 1997-04-06)
recording of:
Suite für Violoncello solo no. 1 G-Dur, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (from 1994-07-07 until 1997-04-06)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician)
part of:
Suite für Violoncello solo no. 1 G-Dur, BWV 1007
Johann Sebastian Bach2:19
2II. Largo from “Winter” from the Four Seasons, op. 8 no. 4
producer:
Tini Mathot
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
harpsichord:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
conductor:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
recorded at:
De Stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
recording of:
Concerto in F minor, op. 8 no. 4, RV 297 “L’inverno”: II. Largo (from 2003-11-17 until 2003-11-20)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (in 1723)
part of:
Concerto in F minor, op. 8 no. 4, RV 297 “L’inverno”
Antonio Vivaldi1:47
3“Jesus, bleibet meine Freude” (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring), BWV 147
engineer:
Adriaan Verstijnen (in 1998-08)
producer:
Tini Mathot (in 1998-08)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
harpsichord:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
conductor:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
cello arranger:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist)
recorded at:
De Stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 147 “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben”: Teil II, X. Choral “Jesus bleibet meine Freude” (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician)
arrangement of:
Kantate, BWV 147 „Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben“: Teil II, X. Choral „Jesus bleibet meine Freude“ (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring)
Johann Sebastian Bach2:43
4“Schafe können sicher weiden” (Sheep May Safely Graze), BWV 208
engineer:
Adriaan Verstijnen
producer:
Tini Mathot
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
conductor:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
recorded at:
De Stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 208 “Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!”: IX. “Schafe können sicher weiden” (catch-all for arrangements) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician)
arrangement of:
Kantate, BWV 208 “Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!”: IX. Aria (Sopran II) “Schafe können sicher weiden”
Johann Sebastian Bach3:38
5“Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” (Sleepers Awake), BWV 645
engineer:
Adriaan Verstijnen
producer:
Tini Mathot
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
conductor:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
recorded at:
De Stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
recording of:
Sechs Choräle von Verschiedener Art (Schübler-Choräle): Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (catch-all for arrangements) (from 1998-08-16 until 1998-08-21)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician)
arrangement of:
Sechs Choräle von Verschiedener Art (Schübler-Choräle): Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Johann Sebastian Bach3:48
6“The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals
piano:
Gaby Casadesus (French pianist) and Philippe Entremont (French pianist/conductor)
recording of:
Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano)
composer:
Camille Saint‐Saëns (composer) (in 1886-02)
part of:
Le Carnaval des animaux
Camille Saint‐Saëns3:08
7Havanaise, op. 83
recording of:
Havanaise in E major, op. 83 (for violin and orchestra)
composer:
Camille Saint‐Saëns (composer) (in 1887)
part of:
Works of Camille Saint-Saëns by opus number (number: op. 83)
Camille Saint‐Saëns8:50
8“Méditation” from Thaïs
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
piano:
Kathryn Stott (pianist)
arranger:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
recording of:
Thaïs: Acte II. Entr’acte “Méditation” (original; for solo violin and orchestra)
composer:
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (in 1894)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II
Jules Massenet5:48
9Liebesfreud
engineer:
Mike Ross–Trevor (engineer)
producer:
Richard Einhorn
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
piano:
Patricia Zander
recording of:
Liebesfreud (for violin and piano)
composer:
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) and ショット・ミュージック 株式会社 Dept. 3
part of:
Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (for violin and piano)
Fritz Kreisler3:12
10Prelude no. 1 from Three Preludes
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
piano:
Jeffrey Kahane (pianist)
arranger:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
recording of:
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1926)
arrangement of:
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano)
George Gershwin1:43
11Vocalise
recording engineer and mixer:
Chris Tergesen
executive producer:
Linda Goldstein
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1991-08-22 until 1991-08-25)
vocals:
Bobby McFerrin (from 1991-08-22 until 1991-08-25)
recorded at:
Dreamland Recording Studios in Hurley, New York, United States (from 1991-08-22 until 1991-08-25)
mixed at:
Power Station Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14 (catch-all for unknown arrangements) (from 1991-08-22 until 1991-08-25)
composer:
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов (Russian composer) (in 1912)
arrangement of:
14 Romances, op. 34 no. 14: Vocalise (for voice and piano, original version)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов6:27
12Sonata in D minor for Cello and Piano, op. 40: IV. Allegro
producer:
James Mallinson (producer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (in 1987)
piano:
Emanuel Ax (pianist) (in 1987)
recorded at:
Jordan Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (in 1987)
recording of:
Cello Sonata in D minor, op. 40: IV. Allegro (in 1987)
composer:
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (in 1934)
part of:
Cello Sonata in D minor, op. 40
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович4:26
13Andante Cantabile for Cello Solo and String Orchestra, op. Posth.
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
orchestra:
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor:
Lorin Maazel (conductor)
recording of:
Andante cantabile, TH 63, ČW 348 (for cello and string orchestra)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (in 1888)
premiered at:
Home of Marie de Benardaky in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1888-02-28)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 63) and Thematic and Bibliographical Catalogue of P. I. Čajkovskij's Works (number: ČW 348)
arrangement of:
String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11: II. Andante cantabile
Пётр Ильич Чайковский8:21
14Quartet no. 1 in G minor for Piano and Strings, op. 25: IV. Rondo Alla Zingarese. Presto
producer:
James Mallinson (producer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
piano:
Emanuel Ax (pianist) (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
viola:
Jaime Laredo (violinist & conductor) (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
violin:
Isaac Stern (violinist) (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
recorded at:
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York, United States (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
recording of:
Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25: IV. Rondo alla Zingarese. Presto (from 1989-12-11 until 1989-12-16)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (German composer) (from 1856 until 1861)
part of:
Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25
Johannes Brahms8:05
15Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale. Allegro moderato
engineer:
Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer) (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
conductor:
Kurt Masur (conductor) (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
recorded at:
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Upper West Side, New York, New York, United States (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
recording of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale. Allegro moderato – Andante – Allegro vivo (from 1995-01-27 until 1995-01-30)
composer:
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (from 1894-11-08 until 1895-06-11)
part of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104
revision of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale (original finale (not the one usually played))
Antonín Dvořák12:49
CD 2
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1CristalCésar Camargo Mariano2:51
2A lenda do caboclo
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
guitar:
Odair Assad and Sérgio Assad
arranger:
Sérgio Assad
recording of:
A lenda do caboclo, W166
composer:
Heitor Villa‐Lobos (in 1920)
part of:
Appleby Catalogue (W) (number: W166)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos3:11
3Chega de saudade
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer)
bass:
Nilson Matta (on 2003-09-24)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (on 2003-09-24)
guitar:
Rosa Passos (on 2003-09-24)
percussion:
Cyro Baptista (percussionist) (on 2003-09-24)
piano:
Kathryn Stott (pianist) (on 2003-09-24)
vocals:
Rosa Passos (on 2003-09-24)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall: Zankel Hall in New York, New York, United States (on 2003-09-24)
live recording of:
Chega de saudade (on 2003-09-24)
lyricist:
Vinicius de Moraes
composer:
Antônio Carlos Jobim
publisher:
Bendig Music and Hollis Music, Inc.
Antonio Carlos Jobim5:02
4Wapango
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (on 2003-09-24)
clarinet:
Paquito D'Rivera (on 2003-09-24)
percussion:
Cyro Baptista (percussionist) (on 2003-09-24)
piano:
Kathryn Stott (pianist) (on 2003-09-24)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall: Zankel Hall in New York, New York, United States (on 2003-09-24)
live recording of:
Wapango (on 2003-09-24)
composer:
Paquito D'Rivera
Paquito D’Rivera3:47
5Libertango
bandoneón:
Néstor Marconi (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
double bass:
Héctor Console (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
guitar:
Horacio Malvicino (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
piano:
Leonardo Marconi (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
violin:
Antonio Agri (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
conductor:
Jorge Calandrelli (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
recorded at:
El Pie Recording Studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
recording of:
Libertango (from 1997-05-28 until 1997-05-29)
composer:
Astor Piazzolla (composer and bandoneon player)
Astor Piazzolla3:11
6Appalachia Waltz (Solo Cello version)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1999-02-01 until 1999-02-05, on 1999-06-23)
recorded at:
Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States (from 1999-02-01 until 1999-02-05) and The American Academy of Arts and Letters in Washington Heights, New York, New York, United States (on 1999-06-23)
recording of:
Appalachia Waltz
composer:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer)
Mark O’Connor4:21
7Butterfly’s Day Out
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
double bass:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer)
mandolin:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer)
Mark O’Connor4:46
81B
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
double bass:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer)
violin:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer)
recording of:
1B
composer:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer)
Edgar Meyer4:02
9“Pickin” from Three Pieces for Solo Cello
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 2001-04-04 until 2001-04-06)
recorded at:
Sony Pictures Studios Scoring Stage (formerly Lorimar Music Scoring until 1991, rechristened the Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage on Feb 9, 2004) in Culver City, California, United States (from 2001-04-04 until 2001-04-06)
recording of:
Three Pieces for Solo Cello: II. Pickin' (from 2001-04-04 until 2001-04-06)
composer:
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (in 2002)
part of:
Three Pieces for Solo Cello
John Williams2:34
10Simple Gifts
Yo‐Yo Ma2:31
11“Gabriel’s Oboe” from The Mission
assistant engineer:
Damiano Antinori
engineer:
Fabio Venturi
producer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
piano:
Gilda Buttà (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestra:
Roma Sinfonietta (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
conductor:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestrator:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (in 2004)
recorded at:
Forum Music Village (Formerly Ortophonic Studio) in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
recording of:
Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission) (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestrator and composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
publisher:
Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
part of:
The Mission
Ennio Morricone53:12
12“The Falls” from The Mission
assistant engineer:
Damiano Antinori
engineer:
Fabio Venturi
producer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
piano:
Gilda Buttà (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestra:
Roma Sinfonietta (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
conductor:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestrator:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (in 2004)
recorded at:
Forum Music Village (Formerly Ortophonic Studio) in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
recording of:
The Mission: The Falls (from 2003-06-16 until 2003-06-23)
orchestrator and composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
Ennio Morricone2:28
13“The Eternal Vow” from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
mixer:
Richard King (engineer with Sony Music Studios, NYC from 1992–2007)
frame drum [hand drum]:
David Cossin and Kasim Cossin
lute:
Alimjan
solo cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
orchestra:
Shanghai National Orchestra and 上海交响乐团
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (in 2000)
recording of:
The Eternal Vow (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
composer:
谭盾 (Tan Dun)
谭盾33:02
14The Cellist of Sarajevo
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (from 1999-02-01 until 1999-02-05, on 1999-06-23)
recorded at:
Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States (from 1999-02-01 until 1999-02-05) and The American Academy of Arts and Letters in Washington Heights, New York, New York, United States (on 1999-06-23)
recording of:
The Cellist of Sarajevo: A Lament in Rondo Form for Solo Cello, op. 12
composer:
David Wilde
David Wilde6:57
15Chi passa per’sta stradaFilippo Azzaiolo4:42
16Mido Mountain
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
recording of:
Mido Mountain
Yo‐Yo Ma3:52
17Mohini (Enchantment)
Sandeep Das1:47
18“Baroque in Rhythm” from Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio
Claude Bolling4:26
19Anything Goes
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist)
recording of:
Anything Goes
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer) (in 1934)
publisher:
Chappell Music (UK), Chappell Music Ltd. and Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Anything Goes
Cole Porter5:53
20I Could Have Danced All Night
instrumental recording of:
I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady)
lyricist:
Alan Jay Lerner
composer:
Frederick Loewe
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) and Warner Chappell North America
part of:
My Fair Lady (full musical)
Frederick Loewe3:44

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