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Pieter Wispelwey
Britten: Cello Symphony/Cello Suite No 1

Cello Symphony op.68*
1 I Allegro maestoso 12.55
2 II Presto inquieto 4.04
3 III Adagio – cadenza ad lib. 12.09
4 IV Passacaglia: Andante allegro 7.39

Cello Suite no.1 op.72
I Canto primo 2.38
6 II Fuga 4.25
7 III Lamento 2.53
8 IV Canto secondo 1.16
9 V Serenata 2.32
10 VI Marcia 4.04
11 VII Canto terzo 2.19
12 VIII Bordone 3.02
13 IX Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto 3.30

Total timing: 63.37

Catalogue No: ONYX4058

Pieter Wispelwey's first recording of Britten's Cello Symphony, of which he says: 'What a formidable powerhouse of a piece. For me now, this masterpiece stands among the very best in the cello concerto repertoire'. The Cello Symphony is coupled here with a masterful account of the 1st Suite for solo cello.

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Track Number
Title
Duration
MP3
1
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Symphony No. 68: I. Allegro Maestoso
12:55
2
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Symphony No. 68: II. Presto Inquieto
04:04
3
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Symphony No. 68: III. Adagio - Cadenza Ad Lib
12:09
4
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Symphony No. 68: IV. Passacaglia: Andante Allegro
07:46
5
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: I. Canto Primo
02:38
6
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: II. Fuga
04:25
7
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: III Lamento
02:54
8
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: IV. Canto Secondo
01:16
9
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: V. Serenata
02:33
10
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: VI. Marcia
04:05
11
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: VII. Canto Terzo
02:19
12
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: VIII. Bordone
03:03
13
Britten, Benjamin
Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: IX. Moto Perpetuo E Canto Quarto
03:31

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Duration
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1. Cello Symphony No. 68: I. Allegro Maestoso
3:38
Excerpt
2. Cello Symphony No. 68: II. Presto Inquieto
4:04
Complete
3. Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: I. Canto Primo
2:38
Complete
4. Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: VIII. Bordone
3:03
Complete
5. Cello Suite No.1 Op. 72: IX. Moto Perpetuo E Canto Quarto
3:31
Complete