AUGUSTE FRANCHOMME (1808-1884): Caprice sur “Preciosa” de Weber for Cello and Piano, Op. 24/2, Solo for Cello and Piano, Op. 18/3,La Norma de Bellini for Cello and Piano, Op. 17/6, Nocturnes for 2 Cellos, Op. 15, Nos. 1-3 and Op. 14, No. 1, Caprices for 2 Cellos, Op. 7, Nos. 1 and 9, Chopin/Franchomme: Ballade No. 2, Op. 38 for 4 Cellos, Prelude, Op. 28/9 for 4 Cellos, Marche Funèbre frrom Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35 for 4 Cellos (all transcr. Louise Dubin), Polonaise Brillante Précédée d’une Introduction, Op. 3 for Piano and Cello.
Catalogue Number: 09R031
Reference: DE 3469
Description: Original works and transcriptions by the most renowned French cellist of his time who was the first to write caprices and nocturnes for the cello and who significantly expanded the repertoire for his instrument. Louise Dubin, Julia Bruskin, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Katherine Cherbas (cellos), Hélène Jeanney, Andrea Lam (pianos).