Orion #17-The Virtuoso Cello

Joel Krosnick
Orion Masters
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The Virtuoso Cello: Works by Chopin, Fauré, Servais, Saint-Saëns
Joel Krosnick, cello
Cameron Grant, piano

"Servais, the virtuoso of his day - the Paganini of the cello... very effectively and brilliantly performed by Krosnick... with skill, wit and charm. Krosnick's performances are technically excellent, admirably seconded by Cameron Grant." - Stereo Review

"Joel Krosnick is a wizard in his instrument, and the pianist provides fine support" - The New Records

The music for cello by Adrien Servais (1807-1866) is at once lyrical and brilliant; he uses all registers in superb vocal writing as well as in breathtaking cellistic wizardry. It is a light, quickly inflected cello, yet capable of the most dramatic gestures.

Featured on this recording are his "Three Grand Fantasies for Cello and Piano" (including themes from The Barber of Seville), and several virtuoso encore pieces. Joel Krosnick is accompanied on this recording by pianist Cameron Grant.

Catalog: MAR 3117
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Track Listing

Adrien Servais
1. Barber of Seville Adrien Servais
2. Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment

Adrien Servais
3. Souvenir de Spa, Op. 2

4. Spinning Song

5. Nocturne in E flat, Op. 9 No.2 (Listen)

6. At the Fountain Op. 20 No.2

7. Après un rêve

8. Spinning Song, Op. 55 No.1

9. The Swan

10. Rondo

Total Playing Time: 1:12

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