or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Fulfillment Express Add to Cart
£11.50
Amazon Add to Cart
£11.74
Includes (What's this?)
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Available to Download Now
 
Buy the MP3 album for £7.99
 
 
 
 
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 

Schumann: Cello Concerto Op129; Brahms: Serenade 1

Claudio Abbado Audio CD

Price: £8.03 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £10. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by skyvo-direct and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Friday, 25 April? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details
Buy the MP3 album for £7.99 at the Amazon MP3 Downloads store.


Amazon's Claudio Abbado Store

Music

Image of album by Claudio Abbado

Photos

Image of Claudio Abbado

Biography

Claudio Abbado enjoyed an international career almost without parallel, and occupied a position of unique standing in the musical world.

Admired and loved by the artists with whom he collaborated, he astonished and delighted audiences with the vivacity and poise of music-making and through his career as a conductor he took in a remarkable range of composers’ works.

Abbado was ... Read more in Amazon's Claudio Abbado Store

Visit Amazon's Claudio Abbado Store
for 323 albums, 9 photos, discussions, and more.

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details


Listen to Samples and Buy MP3s

Songs from this album are available to purchase as MP3s. Click on "Buy MP3" or view the MP3 Album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Samples
Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 - 1. Nicht zu schnellNatalia Gutman12:12£1.49  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 - 2. LangsamNatalia Gutman 4:48£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129 - 3. Sehr lebhaftNatalia Gutman 8:10£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 1. Allegro moltoClaudio Abbado13:46£1.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 2. Scherzo (Allegro non troppo) - Trio (Poco pił moto)Natalia Gutman 8:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 3. Adagio non troppoClaudio Abbado12:38£1.49  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 4. Menuetto I-IINatalia Gutman 3:58£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 5. Scherzo (Allegro)Claudio Abbado 2:57£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D, Op.11 - 6. Rondo (Allegro)Natalia Gutman 6:03£0.79  Buy MP3 


Product Description

CD Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Claudio Abbado

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An inward Schumman Concerto, a genial Brahms Serenade 10 July 2007
By Santa Fe Listener - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
Natalia Gutman, although not well known in America, has a distinguished preforming career in Russia and Europe; she used to perform in chamber music with no less than Sviatoslav Richter. Compared to that fiery improvisatory genius, her pairing with Abbado is rather mild but quite self-assured. Gutman doesn't attack the Schumann Cello Concerto with the impassioned fervor of du Pre or Rostropovich. Instead, she uses a steady, full, sweet tone that emphasizes singing and phrasing. One feels drawn into the inward aspect of the cello, its capacity for reflection. (The short slow movement is mesmerizing and touchingly personal.) On those terms, this is quite a masterful performance. DG has caught both soloist and orchestra (reduced to chamber size) in excellent sound.

Abbado made a recording of the youthful Brahms Serenade #1 when he himself was young. My high expectations were a bit dashed by that reading, particularly because of the wiry, thin sonoics. This new version begins much less bumptiously than versions I love from Stokowski (newly reissued on DG) and Haitink (an early Concertgebouw recording on Philips). What Abbado has on his side is fine ensemble playing from the young Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the caramel tones they produce. Every phrase receives its due with loving affection; tempos are relaxed, and the mood is that of a summer evening on the grass.

Because this is a work of symphonic length, I wish Abbado had provided more dramatic contrast, but there's no arguing with his style and assurance. All told, however, I'd place this new recording ahead of versions one sees recommended from Boult, Tilson Thomas, and Slatkin.
Was this review helpful?   Let us know
ARRAY(0xb5bf4ee8)

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback