Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Haydn Cello Concertos
Yo-Yo Ma, English Chamber Orchestra

Released in 1981, Mr. Ma wasn't more than 25 at the time of this recording.
One of his earliest recordings, this represents a time in Yo-Yo's career where he wasn't yet one of the generation's transcendental classical artists who, having conquered all of the standard rep both on the concert stage and in the studio, began a cross pollination of genres from classical to jazz to bluegrass to world music to...

Even on the back of the LP jacket there are only three sentences spent describing Mr. Ma.
How quickly the world would change...

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