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Cello

Cellist of the famous Prazak Quartet, Michal Kanka is also a great international soloist. He recorded for Praga Digitals more than 20 CDs from classical masterworks (Brahms, Beethoven, Martinu, Kodaly, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Schubert) to least known masterpieces....from Anton Rubinstein to Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

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THE COMPLETE WORKS FOR KEYBOARD AND VIOLONCELLO (Vol. 1) :

SONATA in F op.5 No.1

SONATA in G minor op.5 No.2

TWELVE VARIATIONS on “See the conqu’ring hero comes”, from the oratorio “Judas Macchabaeus” by Handel, WoO 45

SEVEN VARIATIONS on the duet “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen”, WoO 46, from the opera "The Magic Flute" by Mozart

TWELVE VARIATIONS ON THE THEME "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen", op.66 from "The Magic Flute"


Ivan KLÁNSKÝ, piano/Klavier Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


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THE COMPLETE WORKS FOR KEYBOARD AND CELLO (vol. 2) :

SONATA IN A MAJOR Op.69

SONATA IN C MAJOR Op.102 No.1

SONATA IN D Majeur Op.102 No.2


Ivan KLÁNSKÝ, piano (Steinway)/Klavier Michal KANKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


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SONATAS (7) FOR CELLO AND CONTINUO:

No.6 in C/C-Dur/en ut majeur (E 24.15, G.6)

No.14 in E flat/Es-Dur/en mi bémol majeur (E 24.24, G.14)

No.8 in B flat/B-Dur/en si bémol majeur (E 24.17, G.8)

No.3 in C/C-Dur/en ut majeur (E 24.13, G.3)

No.16 in E flat/Es-Dur/en mi bémol majeur (E 24.27, G.16)

No.9 in F/F-Dur/en fa majeur (E 24.18, G.9)

No.17 in C/C-Dur/en ut majeur (E 24.28, G.17)


Michal KANKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaroslav TUMA, harpsichord/Cembalo/clavecin

Petr HEJNÝ, cello-continuo/Violoncello II/basse


PRD 250 127

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SONATAS (6) FOR CELLO AND CONTINUO (VOL.2)

in A/A-Dur/en la majeur (G.4)

in D minor/d-moll/en ré mineur (G.2b)

in G/G-Dur/en sol majeur (G.5)

in A/A-Dur/en la majeur (G.13)

in C minor/c-moll/en ut mineur (G.18)

in G/F-Dur/en sol majeur (G.15)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaroslav TŮMA, harpsichord/Cembalo/clavecin

Petr HEJNÝ, cello-continuo/Violoncello II/basse


PRD 250 147


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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS (1835-1921)

SONATA No. 1 FOR CELLO AND PIANO in C minor , Op.32 (1872)

LÉON BOËLLMANN (1862-1897)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in A minor, Op.40 (1897 ?)

CÉSAR FRANCK (1822-1890)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in A (1886), from the original for violin and piano


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle Ivan KLÁNSKÝ, piano/Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 245


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STRING QUARTET no.2 in D (1885)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in B minor (1860)

PIANO QUINTET in C minor (1862)


PRAZÁK QUARTET

Václav REMEŠ, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins/Violinen/violons, Josef KLUSO_, viola/Bratsche/alto Michal KANKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁC, piano/Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 282


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ALEXANDER BORODIN (1833-1887)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in B minor (1860)

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)

SUITE ITALIENNE, FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1932)

SERGEY SERGEYEVICH PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)

SONATA IN C MAJOR Op.119, FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1949)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


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THE TWO SONATAS FOR CELLO AND PIANO :

SONATA in E minor/e-moll/en mi mineur, Op.38 (1865)

SONATA in F major/F-Dur/en fa majeur, Op.99 (1886)

SONATENSATZ in C minor/c-moll/ut mineur, transcribed for cello and piano


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Ivan KLÁNSKÝ, piano/Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 214


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FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in G minor, Op.65 (1846-7)

INTRODUCTION and POLONAISE BRILLANTE in C major/C-Dur/en ut majeur (1829)

EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in A minor, Op.36 (1883)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


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MUSICA NOVA BOHEMICA :

STRING QUARTET No. 4 J 61 (1965)

CLARINET QUINTET J 194 (1999)

TWO COMPOSITIONS FOR CELLO AND PIANO J 22 (1954-55)

CONCERTO FOR VIOLA AND FULL ORCHESTRA J 208 (2003-2004) *


PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Václav REMEŠ , Vlastimil HOLEK, violins/Violinen/violons, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jan MACH, clarinet/Klarinette/clarinette

Michal KAŇKA, cello, Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano

Raphaël OLEG, viola/Bratsche/alto

CZECH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRAGUE

Vladimír VÁLEK

* enregistrement public effectué à l’Auditorium de Dijon par Franck GUINFOLEAU


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CELLO CONCERTO in C, Hob.VIIb.1(1765)

- Cadenzas -Kadenzen – cadences : Jiří GEMROT

SYMPHONY No. 22 in E flat major (1st version) (1764)

CELLO CONCERTO in D, Hob. VIIb.2 (1783)

- Cadenzas -Kadenzen – cadences : Jiří GEMROT


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Prague Chamber Orchestra, leader/Konzertmeister/Antonín HRADIL


PRD/DSD 250 209


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FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)

SONATA, D. 821 “Arpeggione” in A minor, for piano and cello (1824)

JOHANN NEPOMUK HUMMEL (1778-1837)

VARIATIONS FOR PIANO AND CELLO in D minor, op. 54 (Vienna, 1810-14)

SONATA FOR PIANO AND CELLO in A major, op.104 (1827)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Rumi ITOH, piano/Klavier


PRD 250 192


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SONATA FOR VIOLONCELLO SOLO op.8 (1915)

DUO FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLONCELLO op.7 (1914)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO op.4 (1909-1910)


Michal KANKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Pavel HULA, violin/Violine/violon

Jaromír KLEPÁC, piano/Klavier


PRD 250 150


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ARIETTA FOR VIOLONCELLO AND PIANO H. 188 B (1930)

MINIATURE SUITE FOR VIOLONCELLO AND PIANO H. 192 (1930)

NOCTURNES (4) FOR VIOLONCELLO AND PIANO H. 189(1930)

SEVEN ARASBESQUES. RHYTHMIC ETUDES FOR VIOLONCELLO AND PIANO H. 201 (1930)

VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF ROSSINI FOR CELLO AND PIANO H. 290 (1942)

VARIATIONS ON A SLOVAK FOLK SONG FOR CELLO AND PIANO H. 378


Michal KANKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁC, piano/Klavier


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DUO No.1 FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLONCELLO H. 157 (1927)

STRING TRIO No.2, FOR VIOLIN, VIOLA AND VIOLONCELLO H. 238 (1934)

THREE MADRIGALS (DUO No.1), FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLA H. 313 (1947)

DUO No.2 FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLA H. 331 (1950)

DUO No.2 FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLONCELLO H. 371 (1958)

PIECE FOR TWO VIOLONCELLOS H. 377 (1959)


members of the BEETHOVEN TRIO

Pavel HŮLA, violin/Violine/violon

Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto

Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


PRD 250 155


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SERGEY RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in G minor, Op.19 (1901)

NIKOLAI MIASKOVSKY (1881-1950) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No.1 in D, Op.12 (1911-31)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No.2 in A minor, Op.81 (1948)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


PRD 250 182


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SONATAS (6) FOR TWO CELLI AND CONTINUO

Michal Kaňka, František Host (violoncellos)

Jiří Hudec (double-bass)

Jaroslav Tůma (cembalo)


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STRING QUARTET No.2 in F Op.92, on Kabardinian themes (1941)

BALLADE IN C MINOR Op.15, for cello and piano (1912)

ADAGIO Op.97b, , FROM CINDERELLA, for cello and piano

SONATA IN C MAJOR Op.119, for cello and piano (1949)


PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Václav REMEŠ, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins/Violinen/violons, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle (+ Op. 15, 97b & 119)

Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


PRD 250 174


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STRING TRIO (1990-91)

CADENZA (1984) per viola sola (1984)

PER SLAVA (1986), for cello solo

DIVERTIMENTO per violoncello solo (1994)

SEXTET for piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet and French horn (2000)


Members of the PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Vlastimil HOLEK (+Trio), violin/Violine/violon, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto (+Trio, Cadenza) Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle (+ Trio, Per Slava, Divertimento)

Sachiko KAYAHARA, piano/Klavier (Sextet)

Michel LETHIEC, clarinet/Klarinette/clarinette (Sextet)

Premyšl VOJTA, French horn/Horn/cor (Sextet)


PRD/DSD 250 202


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SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 1 IN D, Op.18 (1852)

THREE PIECES, FOR CELLO AND PIANO, Op.11/3

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 2 in G, Op.39 (1857)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 210/11


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STRING QUARTET D. 810 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, arranged for string Orchestra by Gustav Mahler

SONATA, D. 821 ‘Arpeggione’ in A minor, version for violoncello solo and strings by M. Kaňka


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

PRAGA CAMERATA, Conductor, Pavel HÙLA.

Petr BERNÁŠEK, Leader/Konzertmeister


PRD/DSD 250 246


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FIVE PIECES FOR STRING QUARTET (1925)

CONCERTINO FOR FLUTE (PICCOLO), VIOLA AND DOUBLE BASS (1925)

DUO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO (1925)

SEXTET FOR TWO VIOLINS, TWO VIOLAS AND TWO CELLOS (1920-24)


PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Václav REMEŠ, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins/Violinen/violons, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto, Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

KOCIAN QUARTET

Pavel HŮLA, Miloš ČERNÝ, violins/Violinen/violons, Zbyněk PAĎOUREK viola/ Bratsche/alto, Václav BERNÁSEK, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Guest Soloists :

Václav KUNT, flute/Flöte/flûte, Jiří HUDEC, double bass/Kontrabaß/ contrebasse


PRD/DSD 250 203


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Mieczyslaw Weinberg  (1919 - 1996) - Moisei (Moishei) Samuilovich Vainberg (Wajnberg, Vaynberg) - משה װאַינבערג

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 1 in C, Op.21 (1945)

STRING TRIO, Op.48 (1950)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 2 in G minor, Op.63 (1959)

SONATA No. 1 FOR CELLO SOLO, Op.72 (1960)


Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Miguel Borges COELHO, piano/Klavier

BEETHOVEN STRING TRIO (Op.48)

Pavel HŮLA, violin/Violine/violon, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto, Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


PRD/DSD 250 253


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CD 1

ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 1 IN D, Op.18 (1852)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No. 2 in G, Op.39 (1857)

CD 2

SERGEY RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in G minor, Op.19 (1901)

NIKOLAI MIASKOVSKY (1881-1950) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No.1 in D, Op.12 (1911-31)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO No.2 in A minor, Op.81 (1948)

CD 3

ALEXANDER BORODIN (1833-1887) :

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in B minor (1860)

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) :

SUITE ITALIENNE, FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1932)

SERGEY SERGEYEVICH PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) :

SONATA IN C MAJOR Op.119, FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1949)

Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier

CD4

DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975) :

SONATA in D minor, op.40, for violoncello and piano (1934)

Marek JERIE, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle, Ivan KLÁNSKÝ, piano/Klavier

ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894) :

THREE PIECES, FOR CELLO AND PIANO, Op.11/3 (1854)

SERGEY PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) :

BALLADE IN C MINOR Op.15, for cello and piano (1912)

ADAGIO Op.97b, FROM CINDERELLA, for cello and piano (1944)

Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


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CELLO SONATA in D minor, Op.40 (1934)

 

TWO PIECES for cello and piano, from the Second Ballet Suite (1951)

SONATA, Op.147 (1975), played on cello as written originally for viola


Michal KAŇKA cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Jaromíř KLEPÁČ piano /Klavier


PRD / DSD 250 264


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STRING QUARTET no.1, in A major, Op.7 (1899)

RURALIA HUNGARICA, Op.32d for cello and piano

STRING QUARTET no.3, in A minor, Op.33 (1926)


KOCIAN QUARTET Pavel HŮLA, Miloš ČERNÝ, violins/Violinen/violons Zbyněk PAĎOUREK, viola/Bratsche/alto Václav BERNÁŠEK, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

+ Op.32d : Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano/Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 268


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FROM JEWISH LIFE (1924)

NIGUN, transcribed for cello and piano

MEDITATION HEBRAÏQUE, for cello and piano (1924)

VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS, original for cello and piano (1935)

VISIONS AND PROPHECIES, for piano (1936)

SUITE no.3 FOR SOLO CELLO(1957)


Michal KAŇKA cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

Miguel BORGES COELHO piano / Klavier


PRD/DSD 250 271


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PIANO QUARTET in C minor, Op.13 (1884-85)

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO in F, Op.6 (1882-83)

CAPRICCIO, introduction for string sextet in F (1940)


Michal KAŇKA cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Miguel BORGES COELHO piano /Klavier

PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK (8), violins /Violinen / violons Josef KLUSOŇ, viola /Bratsche / alto Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

ZEMLINSKY QUARTET members (8)

Petr HOLMAN, viola /Bratsche / alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle


PRD/DSD 250 275

 

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Alexander ZEMLINSKY (1871-1942)

“MAIBLUMEN BLÜHTEN ÜBERALL” for soprano and string sextet (1898)

CELLO SONATA in A minor (1894)

TWO PIECES FOR STRING QUINTET (1894-96)

THREE PIECES for cello and piano (1891)


ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons Petr HOLMAN, viola /Bratsche / alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle, Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano / Klavier

Lucie HÁJKOVÁ, soprano

Josef KLUSOŇ, viola /Bratsche / alto, Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle


PRD/DSD 250 284

 

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ROCOCO VARIATIONS FOR CELLO AND PIANO

 

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)

SEVEN VARIATIONS on the theme ‘In men, who know the feeling of love’ from Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’, for cello and piano, WoO 46 (1801)

SIEBEN VARIATIONEN über das Thema ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’, aus Mozart’s ‘Zauberflöte’, für Violoncello und Klavier, WoO 46

 

TWELVE VARIATIONS on the theme ‘A Maiden or little Wife’ from Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’, for cello and piano, Op.66 (1797)

ZWÖLF VARIATIONEN über das Thema ‘Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen’, aus Mozart’s ‘Zauberflöte’, für Violoncello und Klavier, Op.66

 

JIŘÍ GEMROT (1957-)

Variations on a theme of Beethoven for cello and piano (2008-2009)

LUDWIGSGRUß, Beethovenvariationen für Violoncello und Klavier

 

Variations on a theme of Dvoř ák for cello and piano (2011)

VARIATIONEN ÜBER EIN THEMA VON DVOŘÁK, für Violoncello und Klavier

 

BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ (1890-1959)

VARIATIONS ON SLOVAK FOLK SONG, H 378, for cello and piano (1959)

VARIATIONEN über ein Thema Slowakisches Volkslied H 378, für Violoncello und Klavier

VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF ROSSINI for cello and piano H 290 (1942-1943)

VARIATIONEN ÜBER EIN THEMA VON ROSSINI für Violoncello und Klavier H 290


Jeremy FINDLAY, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Per RUNDBERG, piano/Klavier

 


PRD DSD 250 293

 

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