Yo-Yo Ma - The Classical Cello Collection

Yo-Yo Ma - The Classical Cello Collection
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Yo-Yo Ma - The Classical Cello Collection

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Released in honor of Yo-Yo Ma's 60th birthday on October 7, the set features great works from the classical cello repertoire with compositions by 23 classical composers. The 14 classic albums in this 15-CD originals jackets collection have been selected by Yo-Yo Ma from his vast discography of more than 80 original albums, recorded between 1979 and 2015. Included are 5 Grammy award winning recordings as well as his legendary bestsellers Bach Cello Suites Inspired by Bach and Simply Baroque.

Highlights of the collection:
- The great cello concertos by Boccherini, Dvorák, Elgar, Walton, Saint-Saens and more
- Collaborations with long time partners such as Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern and Kathryn Stott
- An appreciation written by Nicholas Cords from the Silk Road Ensemble and Brooklyn Rider

Award winning recordings:
Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance:
- 1987 Beethoven: Cello and Piano Sonata No. 4 in C & Variations (CBS 42121)
- 1993 Brahms: Sonatas for Cello & Piano (Sony 48191)
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance:
- 1990 Barber: Cello Concerto, Op. 22/Britten: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68 (CBS 44900)
- 1993 Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante/Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme (Sony 48382)
- 1995 The New York Album Works of Albert, Bartók & Bloch (Sony 57961)
Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition:
- 1995 The New York Album, Stephen Albert: Cello Concerto (Sony 57961)

Key Product Details

  • Artist: Yo-Yo Ma
  • Genre: Classical

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