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Heinrich Schiff

Heinrich Schiff Complete Recordings on Philips and Deutsche Grammophon (21CD)

The last quarter of the 20th Century witnessed the emergence of an exceptional number of gifted cellists but “none finer than Austrian virtuoso Heinrich Schiff” (The Strad).  As his career developed, Schiff turned increasingly to conducting. At the height of his career as a cellist – as captured on this outstanding set of recordings made for Philips & Deutsche Grammophon – he was a true force of nature. The limited Edition features 21 CDs, all presented in their original jackets and new liner notes in a 24 pages booklet with many archive photographs.

Highlights include the benchmark recordings of Shostakovich’s two cello concertos conducted by the composer’s son Maxim, Haydn Concertos, Schubert’s String Quintet with the Hagen Quartett, Gulda’s Concerto for Cello & Wind Orchestra—written for Schiff—and a definitive account of Lutoslawki’s multifaceted Cello Concerto conducted by the composer.

CD 1
VIVALDI Cello Concertos
Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown

CD 2
Jaap ter Linden/Ton Koopman

CD 3
HAYDN Cello Concertos
Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner
Sinfonia Concertante
English Chamber Orchestra/Accardo

CD 4-5
BEETHOVEN Complete Works for Cello & Piano
Till Fellner

CD 6
BRAHMS Piano Trio No.1
BEETHOVEN Piano Trio No.7 “Archduke”

CD 7
SCHUBERT String Quintet
Hagen Quartett

CD 8
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
Berliner Philharmoniker/Haitink
Adagio & Allegro · Fantasiestücke · 5 Stücke im Volkston
Gerhard Oppitz

CD 9
BRAHMS Cello Sonatas 1&2
Gerhard Oppitz

CD 10
BRAHMS Double Concerto
Accardo, Gewandhausorchester/Masur
ELGAR Cello Concerto
Staatskapelle Dresden/Marriner

CD 11
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto · Silent Woods

CD 12
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto · Silent Woods
Wiener Philharmoniker/Previn
Rondo in G · Slavonic Dance Op.46/8

CD 13
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto
FAURÉ Elegie
LALO Cello Concerto
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Mackerras

CD 14
Samuel Sanders

CD 15
R. STRAUSS Don Quixote · Romanze in F · Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Dietmar Hallman/Gewandhausorchester/Masur

CD 16
RACHMANINOFF Cello Sonata · Vocalise
SIBELIUS Maliconia
DVOŘÁK Polonaise
Elisabeth Leonskaja

CD 17
PROKOFIEV Symphony-Concerto · Symphony No.7
Los Angeles Philharmonic/Previn

CD 18
ZIMMERMANN Canto di Speranza · Cello Concerto · Oboe Concerto
Heinz Holliger
Trumpet Concerto
Håkan Hardenberger, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Michael Gielen

CD 19
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concertos 1&2
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/M. Shostakovich

CD 20
LUTOSŁAWSKI Cello Concerto
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Lutosławski
LOURIÉ Concerto da camera
Kremer/Bik/van Keulen/Zimmermann/Posch

CD 21
GULDA Concerto for Cello & Wind Orchestra
Wiener Bläserensemble/Gulda
BEETHOVEN “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” Variations