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Cello Duet Arrangements (A Tale of Two Cellos) (Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, Lenehan)

    

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Cello Duet Arrangements (A Tale of Two Cellos) (Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, Lenehan)

Good original music for two cellos is quite rare to find and over the years arrangements have greatly enriched the classical repertoire. In this recording internationally celebrated cellist Julian Lloyd Webber has taken music from Monteverdi to Arvo Pärt—much of it originally written for two voices—and adapted it to the medium of two cellos and accompanying piano, sometimes including other instrumentation. These unique arrangements, which he performs with his wife Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, allow their cello voices to blend together as they explore music of lyricism, quiet melancholy and tuneful energy.


Saint-Saëns, Camille
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Ave Maria in A Major (1860) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
1.   Ave Maria in A Major (1860) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:03:00

Piazzolla, Ástor
Lenehan, John, arranger(s)

  Chiquilin de Bachin (The Little Beggar Boy) (arr. J. Lenehan for 2 cellos and piano)
2.   Chiquilin de Bachin (The Little Beggar Boy) (arr. J. Lenehan for 2 cellos and piano) 00:03:55

Monteverdi, Claudio
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Madrigals, Book 7: Interrotte speranze, eterna fede, SV 132 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 3 cellos and harp)
3.   Madrigals, Book 7: Interrotte speranze, eterna fede, SV 132 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 3 cellos and harp) 00:04:41

Shostakovich, Dmitry
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  The Gadfly, Op. 97: Prelude (arr. J .Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
4.   The Gadfly, Op. 97: Prelude (arr. J .Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:03:22

Holst, Gustav
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, 3rd Group, Op. 26: No. 1. Hymn to the Dawn (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 4 cellos and harp)
5.   Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, 3rd Group, Op. 26: No. 1. Hymn to the Dawn (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 4 cellos and harp) 00:03:56

Quilter, Roger
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  My Lady Greensleeves (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
6.   My Lady Greensleeves (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:57

Rubinstein, Anton
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  12 Songs, Op. 48: No. 1. Der Engel (The Angel) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
7.   12 Songs, Op. 48: No. 1. Der Engel (The Angel) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:03:16

Dvořák, Antonín
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Moravske dvojzpevy (Moravian Duets), Op. 38, B. 69 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) (excerpts)
8.   No. 3. Kranzlein (The Harvesters) 00:01:50

Lloyd Webber, William
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Moon Silver (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
9.   Moon Silver (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:21

Schumann, Robert
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Sommerruh (Summer Calm), WoO 7 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
10.   Sommerruh (Summer Calm), WoO 7 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:03:25

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Stabat mater: Stabat mater dolorosa (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and harp)
11.   Stabat mater: Stabat mater dolorosa (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and harp) 00:03:22

Dvořák, Antonín
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Moravske dvojzpevy (Moravian Duets), Op. 38, B. 69 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) (excerpts)
12.   No. 4. Schmerz (Autumn Lament) 00:03:33

Hahn, Reynaldo
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Si mes vers avaient des ailes (If my songs were only winged) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
13.   Si mes vers avaient des ailes (If my songs were only winged) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:31

Rachmaninov, Sergey
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  6 Choruses, Op. 15: No. 4. Zadremali volni (The Waves are Dreaming) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
14.   6 Choruses, Op. 15: No. 4. Zadremali volni (The Waves are Dreaming) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:55

Purcell, Henry
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Lost is my quiet forever, Z. 502 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and harp)
15.   Lost is my quiet forever, Z. 502 (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and harp) 00:02:41

Dvořák, Antonín
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Moravske dvojzpevy (Moravian Duets), Op. 32, B. 62: No. 8. Skromna (The Modest Lass) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
16.   Moravske dvojzpevy (Moravian Duets), Op. 32, B. 62: No. 8. Skromna (The Modest Lass) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:18

Schumann, Robert
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Madchenlieder, Op. 103: No. 4. An den Abendstern (Evening Star) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
17.   Madchenlieder, Op. 103: No. 4. An den Abendstern (Evening Star) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:31

Nevin, Ethelbert
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Sketchbook, Op. 2: Oh, that we two were maying (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
18.   Sketchbook, Op. 2: Oh, that we two were maying (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:31

Barnby, Joseph
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Sweet and Low (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
19.   Sweet and Low (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:31

Quilter, Roger
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  Summer Sunset (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
20.   Summer Sunset (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:21

Pärt, Arvo
Lloyd Webber, Julian, arranger(s)

  2 Wiegenlieder (2 Lullabies): No. 2. Estnisches Wiegenlied (Estonian Lullaby) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano)
21.   2 Wiegenlieder (2 Lullabies): No. 2. Estnisches Wiegenlied (Estonian Lullaby) (arr. J. Lloyd Webber for 2 cellos and piano) 00:02:46

Total Playing Time: 01:02:43






Composer(s):
Barnby, Joseph; Dvořák, Antonín; Hahn, Reynaldo; Holst, Gustav; Lloyd Webber, William; Monteverdi, Claudio; Nevin, Ethelbert; Pärt, Arvo; Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista; Piazzolla, Ástor; Purcell, Henry; Quilter, Roger; Rachmaninov, Sergey; Rubinstein, Anton; Saint-Saëns, Camille; Schumann, Robert; Shostakovich, Dmitry

Arranger(s):
Lenehan, John; Lloyd Webber, Julian

Artist(s):
Finch, Catrin; Heijden, Laura van der; Johnston, Guy; Lenehan, John; Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin; Lloyd Webber, Julian

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573251

Barcode: 747313325177

Physical Release: 10/2013

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