The Glory of Rostropovich: 80th Birthday Tribute (8 CD box set, APE)
The Glory of Rostropovich: 80th Birthday Tribute (8 CD box set, APE)

Performer: Alexander Stein, Eberhard Finke, Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein
Composer: Leonard Bernstein, Luigi Boccherini, Johannes Brahms, Frederic Chopin, Antonin Dvorak, et al.
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 8 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 2.2 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Disc 1:
01. Cello Concerto Nr. 2 in D major – 1. Allegro
02. Cello Concerto Nr. 2 in D major – 2. Adagio
03. Cello Concerto Nr. 2 in D major – 3. Allegro
04. Cello Concerto in C major, RV 398 – 1. Allegro
05. Cello Concerto in C major, RV 398 – 2. Largo
06. Cello Concerto in C major, RV 398 – 3. Allegro
07. Cello Concerto in A major – 1. Allegro
08. Cello Concerto in A major – 2. Larghetto
09. Cello Concerto in A major – 3. Allegro assai
10. Cello Concerto in G, R.413 – 1. Allegro
11. Cello Concerto in G, R.413 – 2. Largo
12. Cello Concerto in G, R.413 – 3. Allegro
13. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 – 1. Nicht zu schnell
14. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 – 2. Langsam
15. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 – 3. Sehr lebhaft

Disc 2:
01. Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 – 1. Allegro
02. Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 – 2. Adagio ma non troppo
03. Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 – 3. Finale (Allegro moderato)
04. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Moderato assai quasi andante
05. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Tema: Moderato semplice
06. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione I: Tempo del Tema
07. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione II: Tempo del Tema
08. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione III: Andante sostenuto
09. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione IV: Andante grazioso
10. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione V: Allegro moderato
11. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione VI: Andante
12. Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 – Variazione VII e Coda: Allegro vivo
13. String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11 – orchestral version – 2. Andante cantabile
14. Chant du Ménestrel op.71

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Disc 3:
01. Cello Concerto No.2, Op.126 – 1. Largo
02. Cello Concerto No.2, Op.126 – 2. Allegretto
03. Cello Concerto No.2, Op.126 – 3. Allegretto
04. Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 – 1. Moderato
05. Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 – 2. Allegretto
06. Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 – 3. Largo
07. Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 – 4. Allegro non troppo< Disc 4:
01. Concert à quatre (1990-1991) – 1. Entrée
02. Concert à quatre (1990-1991) – 2. Vocalise
03. Concert à quatre (1990-1991) – 3. Cadenza
04. Concert à quatre (1990-1991) – 4. Rondeau
05. Three Meditations from “Mass” – 1. Lento assai, molto sostenuto
06. Three Meditations from “Mass” – 2. Andante sostenuto – Var. I-IV – Coda
07. Three Meditations from “Mass” – 3. Presto – Fast and primitive – Molto adagio
08. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in E minor, Op.38 – 1. Allegro non troppo
09. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in E minor, Op.38 – 2. Allegretto quasi minuetto
10. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in E minor, Op.38 – 3. Allegro – Più presto

Disc 5:
01. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in F, Op.99 – 1. Allegro vivace
02. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in F, Op.99 – 2. Adagio affettuoso
03. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in F, Op.99 – 3. Allegro passionato
04. Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in F, Op.99 – 4. Allegro molto
05. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65 – 1. Allegro moderato
06. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65 – 2. Scherzo (Allegro con brio)
07. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65 – 3. Largo
08. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65 – 4. Finale (Allegro)
09. Introduction and Polonaise, Op.3 – Introduction. Lento – Alla Polacca. Allegro
10. Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op.70 – arr. Friedrich Grützmacher – Langsam, mit innigem Ausdruck – Rasch und feurig – Etwas ruhiger – Im ersten Tempo – Schneller

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Disc 6:
01. String Quintet in C, D.956 – 1. Allegro ma non troppo
02. String Quintet in C, D.956 – 2. Adagio
03. String Quintet in C, D.956 – 3. Scherzo (Presto) – Trio (Andante sostenuto)
04. String Quintet in C, D.956 – 4. Allegretto

Disc 7:
01. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 1. Scene – Swan Theme
02. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 2. Valse in A
03. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 3. Danse des petits cygnes
04. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 4. Scene Leon Spierer
05. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 5. Danse Hongroise (Czardas)
06. Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite – 6. Scène finale.
07. The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a – Introduction – The Lilac Fairy
08. The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a – Pas d’action: Rose Adagio
09. The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a – Pas de caractère: Puss in Boots
10. The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a – Panorama (andantino)
11. The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a – Valse
12. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – 1. Miniature Overture
13. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – March
14. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
15. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – Russian Dance (Trepak)
16. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – Arabian Dance (Coffee)
17. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – Chinese Dance (Tea)
18. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – Dance of the Reed-Pipes (Merlitons)
19. Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a – 3. Waltz of the Flowers

Disc 8:
01. Capriccio italien, Op.45
02. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 1. Folk Dance
03. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 2. Scene
04. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 3. Madrigal
05. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 4. Minuet
06. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 5. Masks
07. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 6. Romeo and Juliet
08. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1 – 7. Death of Tybalt
09. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 1. The Montagues and the Capulets
10. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 2. Juliet – The Little Girl
11. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 3. Friar Laurence
12. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 4. Dance
13. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 5. Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
14. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 6. Dance of the Maids from the Antilles
15. Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.2 – 7. Romeo at Juliet’s Grave

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