Restored recordings and concert broadcasts of one of 20th century most respected cellists. Russian born Vladimir Orloff enjoyed an illustrious, brilliant solo career (on both sides of the Iron Curtain) lasting some 30 years, from the mid-1940's to the mid-1970's. A few of his numerous solo recordings on East-European labels, are presented now for the very first time on CD.
3CD SET DHR- 7711-13

The 1949 - 1977 recording Legacy

Legendary performances of the cello concertos by Elgar; Schumann, Brahms, Shostakovich, Saint-Saëns, Khachaturian, Haydn and Vieru; conducted by:

Sir John Barbirolli; Wolfgang Sawallisch; Eugene Goosens and Walter Weller.

CD1: Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A major Op. 129 (Recorded 1962) The Bucharest Symphony Orchestra, Mircea Cristescu, conductor
Anatol Vieru: Cello Concerto (1962) world premiere recording (Recorded 1962) The "George Enescu" Philharmonic Orchestra, Mircea Cristescu, conductor
Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85 The Hallé Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli, conductor . Live broadcast: August 9, 1968 from The Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London.
Luigi Boccherini: Sonata No. 6 in A (Recorded 1952, with Alfred Holecek)
CD 2: Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major Hob. VIIb No. 1 (Live broadcast: Feb. 1970) Vienna "Tonkünstler" Orchestra, Walter Weller, conductor
Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto in A minor Op. 102 (Live broadcast: Dec. 15, 1968) with Josef Sivo, Violin; Vienna Symphony Orch. ,Wolfgang Sawallisch, Conductor
Pietro Locatelli: Sonata in D major (Recorded 1976, with Marian Friedman)
CD 3: Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto in A minor Op. 33 (Recorded 1949) The Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vasil Stefanov, conductor
Aram Khachaturian: Cello concerto in E minor (1946) (Recorded 1956) The "George Enescu" Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Eugene Goossens, conductor
Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 Op. 107 (Live broadcast: May 5, 1970) Orchestre Philharmonique de l'O.R.T.F., Paris, Jean Perisson, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello & Orchestra Op.33
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Sergiu Comissiona, Conductor, Live Performance, March 7, 1970
BOCCHERINI (arr. Piatti): Sonata No.6 in A major
VALENTINI (arr. Piatti): Sonata in E major
Marietta Demian (piano), Live Broadcast, Hessian State Radio, May 5, 1969
HAYDN: Cello Concerto in D major Hob. VIIb No.2
Munich Chamber Orchestra, Hans Stadlmair, Conductor. Recorded 1970
HAYDN: Cello Concerto in C major Hob. VIIb No.1 (Movements 2 & 3)
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Victor Desarzens, Conductor, Live Performance, Nov. 7, 1972


Legendary Treasures