Jacqueline Du Pré
5 Legendary Recordings
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Jacqueline Du Pré

5 Legendary Recordings
Sealed 2017 Limited Edition 5LP 180gm Stereo Box Set. Jacqueline Du Pre, Cello. She Clearly Was Born To Play The Cello,' Wrote The New York Times Of Jacqueline Du Pré In 1967. Just Five Years Later Her Career Was Cut Tragically Short By Illness. Providing A Treasurable Memento Of Her Art, This Is A Newly Assembled 5 LP Collection Of Masterworks For Cello And Orchestra From Three Centuries. It Includes The Elgar Concerto, So Closely Associated With Du Pré, And A 1968 Recording Of Strauss’s Don Quixote Which, After A Complex Genesis, Was Not Released Until 1995, The Height Of The CD Era. Now, It Makes Its First Appearance On LP. In Each Work, The Cellist Provides Evidence Of What Her Teacher, William Pleeth, Described As The 'Perfect Balance Of Youth And Maturity.'


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Track List

LP1 Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 Sea Pictures, Op. 37 (Recorded: London, Kingsway Hall, 19 & 30.VIII.1965)
LP2 Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. Vllb:1 Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) Cello Concerto in B-flat major (arr. Grutzmacher) (Recorded: London, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, 17 & 24.IV.1967)
LP3 Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 (Recorded: London, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, 8, 9.IV & 11.V [Schumann], 24.IX. [Saint-Saens] 1968)
LP4 Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Don Quixote Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character for cello, viola & orchestra, Op.35 (Recorded: London, No. 1 Studio Abbey Road, 6-7 & 9.IV.1968)
LP5 Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104, B.191 Silent Woods, Op.68, B.182 (Recorded: Chicago, Medinah Temple, 11.XI.1970)