Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prélude from Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 Johann Sebastian Bach 2:19
2 II. Largo from “Winter” from the Four Seasons, op. 8 no. 4 Antonio Vivaldi 1:47
3 “Jesus, bleibet meine Freude” (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring), BWV 147 Johann Sebastian Bach 2:43
4 “Schafe können sicher weiden” (Sheep May Safely Graze), BWV 208 Johann Sebastian Bach 3:38
5 “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” (Sleepers Awake), BWV 645 Johann Sebastian Bach 3:48
6 “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:08
7 Havanaise, op. 83 Camille Saint‐Saëns 8:50
8 “Méditation” from Thaïs Jules Massenet 5:48
9 Liebesfreud Fritz Kreisler 3:12
10 Prelude no. 1 from Three Preludes George Gershwin 1:43
11 Vocalise Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 6:27
12 Sonata in D minor for Cello and Piano, op. 40: IV. Allegro Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович 4:26
13 Andante Cantabile for Cello Solo and String Orchestra, op. Posth. Пётр Ильич Чайковский 8:21
14 Quartet no. 1 in G minor for Piano and Strings, op. 25: IV. Rondo Alla Zingarese. Presto Johannes Brahms 8:05
15 Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale. Allegro moderato Antonín Dvořák 12:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cristal César Camargo Mariano 2:51
2 A lenda do caboclo Heitor Villa‐Lobos 3:11
3 Chega de saudade Antonio Carlos Jobim 5:02
4 Wapango Paquito D’Rivera 3:47
5 Libertango Astor Piazzolla 3:11
6 Appalachia Waltz (Solo Cello version) Mark O’Connor 4:21
7 Butterfly’s Day Out Mark O’Connor 4:46
8 1B Edgar Meyer 4:02
9 “Pickin” from Three Pieces for Solo Cello John Williams 2:34
10 Simple Gifts Yo‐Yo Ma 2:31
11 “Gabriel’s Oboe” from The Mission Ennio Morricone 5 3:12
12 “The Falls” from The Mission Ennio Morricone 2:28
13 “The Eternal Vow” from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 谭盾 3:02
14 The Cellist of Sarajevo David Wilde 6:57
15 Chi passa per’sta strada Filippo Azzaiolo 4:42
16 Mido Mountain Yo‐Yo Ma 3:52
17 Mohini (Enchantment) Sandeep Das 1:47
18 “Baroque in Rhythm” from Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio Claude Bolling 4:26
19 Anything Goes Cole Porter 5:53
20 I Could Have Danced All Night Frederick Loewe 3:44

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Isaac Stern (violinist) (1989-12-11 – 1989-12-16) (track 14)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (tracks 8–10, 13)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1987) (track 12)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1989-12-11 – 1989-12-16) (track 14)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1991-08-22 – 1991-08-25) (track 11)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1994-07-07 – 1997-04-06) (track 1)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1995-01-27 – 1995-01-30) (track 15)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (tracks 3–5)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (2003-11-17 – 2003-11-20) (track 2)
cello arranger:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 3)
viola:
Jaime Laredo (violinist & conductor) (1989-12-11 – 1989-12-16) (track 14)
piano:
Gaby Casadesus (French pianist) (track 6)
Philippe Entremont (French pianist/conductor) (track 6)
Jeffrey Kahane (pianist) (track 10)
Kathryn Stott (pianist) (track 8)
Patricia Zander (track 9)
Emanuel Ax (pianist) (1987) (track 12)
Emanuel Ax (pianist) (1989-12-11 – 1989-12-16) (track 14)
harpsichord:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (track 3)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (2003-11-17 – 2003-11-20) (track 2)
arranger:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (tracks 8, 10)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer) (track 9)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 2)
Johannes Brahms (German composer) (1856 – 1861) (track 14)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (composer) (1886-02) (track 6)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (composer) (1887) (track 7)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1888) (track 13)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 8)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1894-11-08 – 1895-06-11) (track 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 10)
conductor:
Lorin Maazel (conductor) (track 13)
Kurt Masur (conductor) (1995-01-27 – 1995-01-30) (track 15)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (tracks 3–5)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (2003-11-17 – 2003-11-20) (track 2)
engineer:
Mike Ross–Trevor (engineer) (track 9)
Adriaan Verstijnen (tracks 4–5)
Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer) (1995-01-27 – 1995-01-30) (track 15)
Adriaan Verstijnen (1998-08) (track 3)
executive producer:
Linda Goldstein (track 11)
mixer:
Chris Tergesen (track 11)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1995-01-27 – 1995-01-30) (track 15)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (tracks 3–5)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (2003-11-17 – 2003-11-20) (track 2)
producer:
Richard Einhorn (track 9)
Steven Epstein (classical music producer) (tracks 1, 15)
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 12, 14)
Tini Mathot (tracks 2, 4–5)
Tini Mathot (1998-08) (track 3)
recording engineer:
Chris Tergesen (track 11)
vocals:
Bobby McFerrin (1991-08-22 – 1991-08-25) (track 11)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 9)
mixed at:
premiered at:
Home of Marie de Benardaky in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1888-02-28) (track 13)
recorded at:
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York, United States (1989-12-11 – 1989-12-16) (track 14)
Dreamland Recording Studios in Kingston, New York, United States (1991-08-22 – 1991-08-25) (track 11)
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1995-01-27 – 1995-01-30) (track 15)
De stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (tracks 3–5)
De stadsgehoorzaal (Leiden) in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (2003-11-17 – 2003-11-20) (track 2)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 63) (track 13)
arrangement of:
14 Romances, op. 34 no. 14: Vocalise (for voice and piano, original version) (track 11)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 10)
arrangements:
Andante cantabile (arr. by Schmid for string orchestra) (track 13)
Andante cantabile, TH 63, ČW 348 (arr Nakariakov for trumpet and orchestra) (track 13)
Cello Sonata, op. 40: IV. Allegro (for viola and piano, Annette Bartholdy) (track 12)
Cosmic Chorale (track 3)
Havanaise, op. 83 (for violin and piano) (track 7)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello (or violin) + piano, by composer) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Siloti) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Godowsky) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for organ, Guilmant) (track 6)
Liebesfreud (for string quartet, Leidzén) (track 9)
Liebesfreud (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 8)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 8)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 8)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Suite no. 1 G-Dur, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (arr. Frans Brüggen for recorder) (track 1)
Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (arr. Joachim Raff for piano) (track 1)
Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (for viola, arr. Rowland-Jones) (track 1)
“The Swan” from The Carnival of the Animals (for two pianos, Anderson & Roe) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Anthem (track 1)
My Destiny (track 11)
Proof (track 1)
Rancho das flores (track 3)
The Cello Song (track 1)
神様 見てよ (track 3)
later parody versions:
later versions:
白鳥 (track 6)
orchestrations:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (track 6)
part of:
Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (for violin and piano) (track 9)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 8)
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104 (movement) (track 15)
Cello Sonata in D minor, op. 40 (movement) (track 12)
parts:
recording of:
Andante cantabile, TH 63, ČW 348 (for cello and string orchestra) (track 13)
Havanaise in E major, op. 83 (for violin and orchestra) (track 7)
Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 6)
Liebesfreud (for violin and piano) (track 9)
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 10)
Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14 (catch-all for unknown arrangements) (1991-08-22 – 1991-08-25) (track 11)
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) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (track 3)
Kantate, BWV 208 “Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!”: IX. “Schafe können sicher weiden” (catch-all for arrangements) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (track 4)
Sechs Choräle von Verschiedener Art (Schübler-Choräle): Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (catch-all for arrangements) (1998-08-16 – 1998-08-21) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Quodlibet for Small Orchestra: Allegro (3rd movement) (track 1)
revision of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale (original finale (not the one usually played)) (track 15)

CD 2

bandoneón:
Néstor Marconi (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
clarinet:
Paquito D’Rivera (2003-09-24) (track 4)
violin:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 8)
Antonio Agri (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (tracks 1–2, 7–8, 16)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1999-02-01 – 1999-02-05) (tracks 6, 14)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (1999-06-23) (tracks 6, 14)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (2001-04-04 – 2001-04-06) (track 9)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (tracks 11–12)
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (2003-09-24) (tracks 3–4)
mandolin:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 7)
lute:
Alimjan (track 13)
membranophone:
David Cossin (track 13)
Kasim Cossin (track 13)
guitar:
Odair Assad (track 2)
Sérgio Assad (track 2)
Horacio Malvicino (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Rosa Passos (2003-09-24) (track 3)
bass:
Nilson Matta (2003-09-24) (track 3)
double bass:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer) (tracks 7–8)
Héctor Console (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
percussion:
Cyro Baptista (percussionist) (2003-09-24) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Leonardo Marconi (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Gilda Buttà (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (tracks 11–12)
Kathryn Stott (pianist) (2003-09-24) (tracks 3–4)
arranger:
Sérgio Assad (track 2)
Jorge Calandrelli (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Damiano Antinori (tracks 11–12)
composer:
Filippo Azzaiolo (track 15)
Paquito D’Rivera (track 4)
Frederick Loewe (track 20)
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer) (track 8)
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 6)
Astor Piazzolla (composer and bandoneon player) (track 5)
谭盾 (Tan Dun) (track 13)
David Wilde (track 14)
Ennio Morricone (composer) (tracks 11–12)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos (1920) (track 2)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 19)
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (2002) (track 9)
conductor:
Jorge Calandrelli (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Ennio Morricone (composer) (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (tracks 11–12)
engineer:
Fabio Venturi (tracks 11–12)
lyricist:
Alan Jay Lerner (track 20)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 3)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 19)
mixer:
Richard King (engineer with Sony Music Studios, NYC from 1992–2007) (track 13)
orchestra:
上海交响乐团 (track 13)
Roma Sinfonietta (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (tracks 11–12)
orchestrator:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (tracks 11, 11–12, 12)
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer) (tracks 3–4)
Ennio Morricone (composer) (tracks 11–12)
solo cello:
Yo‐Yo Ma (cellist) (track 13)
vocals:
Rosa Passos (2003-09-24) (track 3)
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) (2000) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2004) (tracks 11–12)
publisher:
Bendig Music (track 3)
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 20)
Chappell Music (track 19)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 19)
Hollis Music, Inc. (track 3)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 19)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 20)
recorded at:
El Pie Recording Studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States (1999-02-01 – 1999-02-05) (tracks 6, 14)
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 (2001-04-04 – 2001-04-06) (track 9)
Forum Music Village (Formerly Ortophonic Studio) in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (tracks 11–12)
Carnegie Hall: Zankel Hall in New York, New York, United States (2003-09-24) (tracks 3–4)
part of:
Appleby Catalogue (W) (number: W166) (track 2)
arrangements:
Gabriel’s Oboe (Organ arrangement by Borja Mejías) (track 11)
Libertango (for string quartet, Zhurbin) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Nella fantasia (track 11)
Whispers in a Dream (track 11)
蜘蛛女之吻 (track 5)
later translated versions:
No More Blues (track 3)
Quisiera yo bailar (track 20)
踊りあかそう (track 20)
later versions:
live recording of:
Chega de saudade (2003-09-24) (track 3)
Wapango (2003-09-24) (track 4)
part of:
Anything Goes (number) (track 19)
My Fair Lady (full musical) (track 20)
The Mission (track 11)
recording of:
1B (track 8)
Anything Goes (track 19)
Appalachia Waltz (track 6)
Cristal (track 1)
Mido Mountain (track 16)
The Eternal Vow (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) (track 13)
Libertango (1997-05-28 – 1997-05-29) (track 5)
Three Pieces for Solo Cello: II. Pickin' (2001-04-04 – 2001-04-06) (track 9)
Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission) (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (track 11)
The Mission: The Falls (2003-06-16 – 2003-06-23) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
My Fair Lady Suite (track 20)

Release

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