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Mendelssohn: Works for Cello & Piano

Christian Poltéra, Ronald Brautigam

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Variations concertantes in D Major, Op. 17, MWV Q 19  
1.1
Tema. Andante con moto
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
1:04
1.2
Var. 1. —
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:29
1.3
Var. 2. —
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:29
1.4
Var. 3. Più vivace
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:29
1.5
Var. 4. Allegro con fuoco
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:37
1.6
Var. 5. L'istesso tempo
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:41
1.7
Var. 6. L'istesso tempo
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
0:28
1.8
Var. 7. Presto ed agitato
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
1:22
1.9
Var. 8. Tempo I - Coda. Più animato
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
2:53
Cello Sonata No. 1 in B Flat Major, Op. 45, MWV Q 27  
1.10
I. Allegro vivace
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
11:28
1.11
II. Andante
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
5:02
1.12
III. Allegro assai
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
5:54
1.13
Lied ohne Worte, Op. 109, MWV Q 34
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
4:45
1.14
Assai tranquillo in B Minor, MWV Q 25
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
1:54
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 58, MWV Q 32  
1.15
I. Allegro assai vivace
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
7:11
1.16
II. Allegretto scherzando
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
4:55
1.17
III. Adagio
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
4:15
1.18
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
Felix Mendelssohn; Christian Poltéra; Ronald Brautigam
6:22
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    60:18
Renowned musicians Christian Poltéra and Ronald Brautigam present Mendelssohn's complete works for cello and piano on this BIS release. Including the substantial Variations concertantes in D Major, Op. 17 and two cello sonatas, these world class musicians also interpret the Lied ohne Worte, Op. 109 and the Assai tranquillo in B Minor, all performed with Poltéra using gut strings and Brautigam on a replica of a 1830 Pleyel piano, making this a lively and appealing historically-informed recording.
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