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  1. Prélude
  2. II. Largo
  3. Jesus, bleibet meine Freude
  4. Schafe können sicher weiden
  5. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schübler Ch
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  1. Prélude
  2. II. Largo
  3. Jesus, bleibet meine Freude
  4. Schafe können sicher weiden
  5. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schübler Ch
  6. The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensembl
  7. Havanaise, in E major for violin & piano (or orchestra), Op. 83
  8. Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "
  9. Liebesfreud (Love's Joy), for violin & piano
  10. Prelude No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
  11. Vocalise, instrumental arrangement, Op. 34/14
  12. IV. Allegro
  13. Andante cantabile, for cello and string orchestra in D major (arr. of 2
  14. IV. Rondo alla Zingarese. Presto
  15. III. Finale. Allegro moderato
  16. Cristal
  17. A lenda do caboclo, for piano, A. 166
  18. Chega de Saudade
  19. Wapango, for woodwind quintet
  20. Libertango, tango
  21. Appalachia Waltz, version for solo cello
  22. Butterfly's Day Out
  23. 1B, for violin, cello & double bass
  24. Pickin'
  25. Simple Gifts
  26. Gabriel's Oboe
  27. The Falls
  28. The Eternal Vow
  29. The Cellist of Sarajevo, a lament in rondo form for cello, Op. 12
  30. Chi passa per 'sta strada, for voices, lutes & violin
  31. Mido Mountain
  32. Mohini (Enchantment)
  33. Baroque in Rhythm
  34. Anything Goes, song (from "Anything Goes")
  35. I Could Have Danced All Night, song (from "My Fair Lady")
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The Essential Yo-Yo Ma seems to be a presentation of the recordings in which the esteemed cellist has participated that might have the widest appeal to the general market. There's nothing wrong with that. But it isn't too easy to select a "best-of" for an artist such as this, grounded in classical music but adding his talents to forms of popular and world music as well. So this two-disc, 35-track set might not be pure enough for the classical devotee, nor have enough accessible non-classical pieces for the popular music ...

The Essential Yo-Yo Ma 2005, Sony Classical

UPC: 827969392720

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