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Yo-Yo Ma

vc, *1955 FR
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. 馬友友 - Mǎ Yǒuyǒu

US-American cellist, virtuoso and orchestral composer (born 7 October 1955 in Paris, France.) Yo-Yo Ma (simplified Chinese: 马友友; traditional Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: Mǎ Yǒuyǒu) is a French-born American cellist, virtuoso, orchestral composer of Chinese descent, and winner of multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. He is one of the most famous cellists of the modern age. Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris on October 7, 1955, to Chinese parents and had a musical upbringing. His mother, Marina Lu, was a singer, and his father, Hiao-Tsiun Ma, was a violinist and professor of music. His family moved to New York when he was five years old. At a very young age, Ma began studying violin, and later viola, before finding his true calling by taking up the cello in 1960 at age four. According to Ma, his first choice was the double bass due to its large size, but he compromised and took up cello instead. The child prodigy began performing before audiences at age five, and performed for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower when he was seven. At age eight, he appeared on American television with his sister, Yeou-Cheng Ma, in a concert conducted by Leonard Bernstein. By fifteen years of age, Ma had graduated from Trinity School in New York and appeared as a soloist with the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra in a performance of the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations. Ma studied at the Juilliard School with Leonard Rose and briefly attended Columbia University before ultimately enrolling at Harvard University. Prior to entering Harvard, Ma played in the Marlboro Festival Orchestra under the direction of nonagenarian cellist and conductor Pablo Casals. Ma would ultimately spend four summers at the Marlboro Music Festival after meeting and falling in love with Mount Holyoke College sophomore and festival administrator Jill Hornor his first summer there in 1972. However, even before that time, Ma had steadily gained fame and had performed with most of the world's major orchestras. His recordings and performances of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites recorded in 1983 and again in 1994–1997 are particularly acclaimed. He has also played a good deal of chamber music, often with the pianist Emanuel Ax, with whom he has a close friendship back from their days together at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. Ma received his bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1976. In 1991, he received an honorary doctorate from Harvard. Ma currently plays with his own Silk Road Ensemble, which has the goal of bringing together musicians from diverse countries all of which are historically linked via the Silk Road, and records on the Sony Classical label. Ma's primary performance instrument is the cello nicknamed Petunia, built by Domenico Montagnana in 1733. It was named this by a female student that approached him after one of his classes in Salt Lake City asking if he had a nickname for his cello. He said, "No, but if I play for you, will you name it?" She chose Petunia, and it stuck. This cello, more than 270 years old and valued at US$2.5 million, was lost in the fall of 1999 when Ma accidentally left the instrument in a taxicab in New York City. It was later recovered undamaged. Another of Ma's cellos, the Davidov Stradivarius, was previously owned by Jacqueline du Pré who passed it to him upon her death, and owned by the Vuitton Foundation. Though Du Pré previously voiced her frustration with the "unpredictability" of this cello, Ma attributed the comment to du Pré's impassioned style of playing, adding that the Stradivarius cello must be "coaxed" by the player. It was until recently set up in a Baroque manner, since Ma exclusively played Baroque music on it. He also owns a cello made of carbon fiber by the Luis and Clark company of Boston. In 1997 he was featured on John Williams' soundtrack to the Hollywood film, Seven Years in Tibet. In 2000, he was heard on the soundtrack of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and in 2003 on that of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. He collaborated with Williams again on the original score for the 2005 film Memoirs of a Geisha. Yo-Yo Ma has also worked with world-renowned Italian composer Ennio Morricone and has recorded Morricone's compositions of the Dollars Trilogy including The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He also has over 75 albums, 15 of which are Grammy Award winners. Ma is a recipient of the International Center in New York's Award of Excellence. Ma was named Peace Ambassador by United Nations then Secretary-General Kofi Annan in January 2006. On November 3, 2009, President Obama appointed Ma to serve on the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. His music was featured in the 2010 documentary Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story, narrated by Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman.

  • Violoncello
  • Violin
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • World
  • Folk
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
The Carnival of the Animals, R. 125: XIII. The Swan (Arr. for Cello and Piano) on Songs from the Arc of Life by Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude on Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach & Yo-Yo Ma
Carnival of the Animals, R. 125: The Swan on Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony; Bacchanale; Danse Macabre; Carnaval des Animaux by Camille Saint-Saëns & Eugene Ormandy
Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude on Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach & Yo-Yo Ma
Ave Maria on Songs from the Arc of Life by Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4 (Arr. for Cello and Piano) [Brahms Lullaby] on Songs from the Arc of Life by Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe on Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone by Ennio Morricone & Yo-Yo Ma
8 Humoresques, Op. 101, B. 187: No. 7, Poco lento e grazioso (Transcribed by Oscar Morawetz for Violin, Cello & Orchestra) on Dvorák In Prague: A Celebration by Antonín Dvořák & Yo-Yo Ma
Après un rêve, Op. 7, No. 1 on Songs from the Arc of Life by Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1: II. Adagio on Haydn: Cello Concertos by Franz Joseph Haydn & Yo-Yo Ma

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Title Artist Year Type
Salonen: Cello CeoncertoEsa-Pekka Salonen, Yo-Yo Ma, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra2019Album
Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello SuitesYo-Yo Ma2018Album
Bach TriosYo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer2017Album
Klassik Zum GenießenYo-Yo Ma2017Compil.
The Vietnam WarThe Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma2017Album
AzulOsvaldo Golijov, Yo-Yo Ma, The Knights, Eric Jacobsen2017Album
Yo-Yo Ma Plays BachYo-Yo Ma2017Album
The Piano TriosJohannes Brahms, Emanuel Ax, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Yo-Yo Ma2017Album
Premium KlassikLang Lang, Jonas Kaufmann, Yo-Yo Ma, Igor Levit, Sol Gabetta2016Compil.
Sing Me HomeYo-Yo Ma, The Silk Road Ensemble2016Album
Songs From The Arc Of LifeYo-Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott2015Album
The Sound of Yo-Yo Ma (Google Play Exclusive)Yo-Yo Ma2015Album
In Goed Gezelschap - Yo-Yo Ma In NederlandYo-Yo Ma2014Compil.
I Capolavori In 3 CDYo-Yo Ma, Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi2014Compil.
A Playlist Without BordersThe Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma2013Album
The Six Unaccompanied Cello Suites = 6 Suiten Für Violoncello = Les 6 Suites Pour Violoncelle Seul (Complete)Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma2012Album
Tiny Desk ConcertYo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile And Stuart Duncan2011Album
The Goat Rodeo SessionsYo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile2011Album
While My Guitar Gently WeepsSantana & Yo-Yo Ma2010Album
Chilling CelloSol Gabetta, Yo-Yo Ma, Jan Vogler2010Compil.
Piano Trios Op. 49 & 66Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman2010Album
Saint-Saëns, Lalo, Tchaikovsky Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma2010Album
30 Years Outside The BoxYo-Yo Ma2009Album
Songs Of Joy & PeaceYo-Yo Ma & Friends of Yo Yo Ma2008Album
Traditions And Transformations - Sound Of Silk Road ChicagoThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma, Wu Man, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert2008Album
AppassionatoYo-Yo Ma2007Compil.
New ImpossibilitiesYo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble2007Album
The Complete Cello Suites: Yo-Yo Ma, Inspired By BachYo-Yo Ma2007Album
U.S Winter Tour: Madison, WI. Overture HallThe Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma2006Album
The Essential Yo-Yo MaYo-Yo Ma2005Compil.
Strauss Don QuixoteRichard Strauss, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra2005Album
Cello Suite Nos. 2, 3 & 4Yo-Yo Ma, Johann Sebastian Bach2005Album
Favorite ConcertosJoseph Haydn / Yo-Yo Ma ■ Wynton Marsalis ■ Cho-Liang Lin2004Compil.
Sounds Of Yo-Yo MaYo-Yo Ma2004Compil.
Cello SonatasJohannes Brahms, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax2004Album
Vivaldi's CelloYo-Yo Ma and The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman2004Album
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio MorriconeYo-Yo Ma, Ennio Morricone2004Album
Obrigado Brazil Live In ConcertYo-Yo Ma2004Album
The Dvořák AlbumYo-Yo Ma, Antonín Dvořák2004Compil.
Silk Road Journeys: Beyond The HorizonYo-Yo Ma, The Silk Road Ensemble2004Album
Cello ConcertoRobert Schumann - Yo-Yo Ma, Sir Colin Davis2004Album
Paris La Belle Époque. The Music of Fauré, Franck, Massenet, Saint-SaënsYo-Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott2003Album
Obrigado BrazilYo-Yo Ma2003Album
Paris La Belle ÉpoqueYo-Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott - Gabriel Fauré • César Franck • Jules Massenet • Camille Saint-Saëns2003Album
Iris Dévoilée, Reflet D'un Temps Disparu, Wu XingQigang Chen / Ma Shuai, Yo-Yo Ma, 吴碧霞, Orchestre National De France, Muhai Tang, Charles Dutoit, Didier Benetti2003Album
Triple Concerto, Choral FantasyLudwig van Beethoven, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Daniel Barenboim2002Album
Yo-Yo Ma Plays The Music Of John WilliamsYo-Yo Ma & John Williams2002Album
Dvorák: Cello Concerto; Dumky TrioAntonín Dvořák, Berliner Philharmoniker, Yo-Yo Ma, Lorin Maazel, Emanuel Ax, Yong Uck Kim2002Album
Triple Concerto, Choral FantasyLudwig van Beethoven - Yo-Yo Ma, Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman2002Album
Concierto Para Violochelo / Piezas Para Violonchelo Y PianoRobert Schumann, Yo-Yo Ma With Sir Colin Davis Conducting Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks2002Album
Meyer - Bottesini: ConcertosEdgar Meyer with Joshua Bell & Yo-Yo Ma, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff2002Album
Cello Suites Nos. 1, 5 & 6Yo-Yo Ma, Johann Sebastian Bach2001Album
Violin Concerto \ Cello Concerto \ Piano ConcertoSamuel Barber - Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, John Browning2001Album
Classic Yo-YoYo-Yo Ma2001Compil.
Yo-Yo Ma Plays BachYo-Yo Ma2001Compil.
MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Gidon Kremer, Kim Kashkashian, Yo-Yo Ma2001Album
Silk Road JourneysYo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble2001Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Cello Concerto No. 1Dmitri Shostakovich : André Previn, Leonard Bernstein, Yo-Yo Ma2001Compil.
Heartland (An Appalachian Anthology)Joshua Bell ★ Sam Bush ★ Béla Fleck ★ Yo-Yo Ma ★ Mike Marshall ★ Edgar Meyer ★ Mark O'Connor With Special Guests James Taylor & Alison Krauss2001Compil.
PhantasmagoriaJohn Corigliano - Emanuel Ax / Yo-Yo Ma / James Tocco2000Album
Yo-Yo Ma Answers Your QuestionsYo-Yo Ma2000Album
The Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon InterviewYo-Yo Ma and Tan Dun2000Album
Simply Baroque IIYo-Yo Ma, Ton Koopman, The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra2000Album
Dvorak* - Piano Quartet No. 2, Op. 87; Sonatina in G, Op. 100; Romantic Pieces, Op. 75Emanuel Ax, Robert McDonald, Jaime Laredo, Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma2000Album
A Love Before TimeCoCo Lee, Yo-Yo Ma2000Single
Appalachian Journey Live In ConcertYo-Yo Ma • Edgar Meyer • Mark O'Connor2000Album
Appalachian JourneyYo-Yo Ma • Edgar Meyer • Mark O'Connor2000Album
Simply BaroqueYo-Yo Ma, Ton Koopman, The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra1999Album
Sony Music Super Audio CD SamplerWynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Glenn Gould, Bruno Walter, Leonard Bernstein, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Weather Report1999Album
Piano Concerto No.2 / Cello Sonata, Op.78Johannes Brahms - Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Bernard Haitink & Boston Symphony Orchestra1999Album
Lulie The IcebergJeffrey Stock, Pamela Frank, Yo-Yo Ma, Paul Winter1999Album
SoloYo-Yo Ma1999Album
The Best Of Yo-Yo MaYo-Yo Ma1998Compil.
The Protecting Veil / Wake Up... And DieYo-Yo Ma, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman - John Tavener1998Album
Music For Strings And Piano Left HandErich Wolfgang Korngold • Franz Schmidt – Leon Fleisher, Joseph Silverstein, Jaime Laredo, Joel Smirnoff, Michael Tree, Yo-Yo Ma1998Album
Song of Peace (Radio Edit)Tan Dun, Yo-Yo Ma, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Ancient Bells Of Hubei1997Single
Symphony 1997 (Heaven Earth Mankind)Tan Dun - Yo-Yo Ma1997Album
Soul Of The Tango (The Music Of Astor Piazzolla)Yo-Yo Ma, Astor Piazzolla1997Album
The ConcertosBerthold Goldschmidt - Yo-Yo Ma, Sabine Meyer, Chantal Juillet1997Album
From Ordinary Things - Sonata For Cello And Piano - Four SongsAndré Previn, Yo-Yo Ma, Sylvia McNair Lyrics: Toni Morrison1997Album
The Piano QuartetsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern, Jaime Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma1997Album
The Cello Suites: Inspired By BachYo-Yo Ma1997Album
Double Concerto, Violin ConcertoJohannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Daniel Barenboim, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman1997Album
King GesarPeter Lieberson - Yo-Yo Ma, Omar Ebrahim, Emanuel Ax, Peter Serkin1996Album
Quintet Op. 114 "The Trout"/"Die Forelle"/"La Truite"Franz Schubert, Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Rebecca Young, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Barbara Bonney1996Album
QuintetsFranz Schubert, Luigi Boccherini, Isaac Stern, Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma, Sharon Robinson1996Album
Appalachia WaltzYo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor1996Album
Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma, The Philadelphia Orchestra, David Zinman - Richard Danielpour / Leon Kirchner / Christopher Rouse1996Album
Fire Water Paper: A Vietnam OratorioElliot Goldenthal • Yo-Yo Ma • Ann Panagulias • James Maddalena • Pacific Symphony Orchestra • Carl St. Clair1996Album
King GesarPeter Lieberson - Yo-Yo Ma, Omar Ebrahim, Emanuel Ax, Peter Serkin1996Album
Cello Concerto No. 1 - Piano Concerto No. 2 - Violin Concerto No. 3Camille Saint-Saëns, Yo-Yo Ma, Orchestre National De France, Lorin Maazel, Cecile Licad, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn, Cho-Liang Lin, Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1995Album
Violin / Flute / Cello ConcertosJoseph Haydn - Cho-Liang Lin - Jean-Pierre Rampal - Yo-Yo Ma1995Compil.
Isaac Stern - A Life In Music. Brahms: Piano Trios & Piano QuintetsIsaac Stern, Jamie Laredo, Eugene Istomin, Emanuel Ax, Leonard Rose, Yo-Yo Ma1995Album
Falling Down Stairs - Suite No. 3Yo-Yo Ma, Johann Sebastian Bach1995Single
Triple Concerto, Choral FantasyLudwig van Beethoven, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Daniel Barenboim1995Album
Concertos From The New WorldAntonín Dvořák, Victor Herbert - Yo-Yo Ma - The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur1995Album
Trios For Piano, Clarinet & CelloEmanuel Ax, Richard Stoltzman, Yo-Yo Ma - Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1995Album
Immortal BelovedLudwig Van Beethoven / Georg Solti1994Album
Immortal BelovedLudwig Van Beethoven / Georg Solti1994Compil.
The New York AlbumYo-Yo Ma, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman1994Album
Chopin: Trio / Polonaise Brilliante / Cello SonataFrédéric Chopin, Pamela Frank, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Ewa Osińska1994Compil.
Elgar, Walton: Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma • The London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1994Album
Polonaise Brillante for Cello & Piano / Cello Sonata / Piano Trio / Polonaise brillante for PianoFrédéric Chopin, Pamela Frank, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Ewa Osińska1994Album
Beethoven • Schumann: Piano QuartetsLudwig Van Beethoven1994Album
Made In AmericaYo-Yo Ma, Leonard Bernstein, Leon Kirchner, George Gershwin, Charles Ives, Lynn Chang, Jeffrey Kahane, Gilbert Kalish, Ronan Lefkowitz1993Album
Cello Sonatas Op. 5 Nos. 1 & 2Ludwig van Beethoven, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax1993Album
HushYo-Yo Ma • Bobby McFerrin1992Album
Piano QuartetsGabriel Fauré : Emanuel Ax • Isaac Stern • Jaime Laredo • Yo-Yo Ma1992Album
String Sextets Opp.18 & 36Johannes Brahms : Isaac Stern • Cho-Liang Lin • Jaime Laredo • Michael Tree • Yo-Yo Ma • Sharon Robinson1992Album
Sonatas For Cello And PianoJohannes Brahms, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax1992Album
Prokofiev: Sinfonia ConcertanteYo-Yo Ma, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel1992Album
The Piano Quartets, Opp. 25, 26 & 60Johannes Brahms, Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern, Jaime Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma1992Album
Hush Little BabyYo-Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin1992Single
Marlboro Music Festival 40th anniversary: Serenade No 10 In B-Flat Major, K.361 / Sonata In B-Flat Major For Bassoon & Cello, K. 292Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Alexander Heller, Yo-Yo Ma1991Album
Tchaikovsky Gala In LeningradPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Yo-Yo Ma • Jessye Norman • Itzhak Perlman • Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov1991Album
ConcertosCamille Saint-Saëns - Yo-Yo Ma, Cecile Licad, Cho-Liang Lin1990Compil.
Brahms - Double Concerto ; Berg - Chamber ConcertoJohannes Brahms, Alban Berg / Isaac Stern - Yo-Yo Ma - Peter Serkin - Claudio Abbado1990Album
Portrait Of Yo-Yo MaYo-Yo Ma1990Compil.
R. Strauss: Don QuixoteYo-Yo Ma, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis1990Album
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 15, Op. 144 · Gubaidulina: Rejoice!Gidon Kremer, Daniel Phillips, Kim Kashkashian, Yo-Yo Ma - Dmitri Shostakovich, Sofia Gubaidulina1989Album
Barber: Cello Concerto / Britten: Symphony For Cello & OrchestraYo-Yo Ma, Samuel Barber & Benjamin Britten1989Album
Portrait Of Yo-Yo MaYo-Yo Ma1989Compil.
R. Strauss / Britten: SonatasYo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax1989Album
Great Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma1989Compil.
Symphony No. 5 / Cello Concerto No. 1Dmitri Shostakovich - The New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein - The Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy / Yo-Yo Ma1989Compil.
Anything GoesStéphane Grappelli & Yo-Yo Ma1989Album
Trio. Op. 67 • Sonata For Cello & PianoDmitri Shostakovich - Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax1988Compil.
Ma Kim Ax - Dvorak - Piano TriosAntonín Dvořák, Yo-Yo Ma, Yong Uck Kim, Emanuel Ax1988Album
Cello ConcertoRobert Schumann, Yo-Yo Ma With Sir Colin Davis Conducting Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1988Album
Double ConcertoJohannes Brahms - Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, Claudio Abbado, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1988Album
Concerto For Cello & Orchestra, G. 482 / Symphonie Concertante For Violin, Cello & Orchestra / Grand Overture (Symphony) For Double Orchestra Op. 18, No. 1Luigi Boccherini, Johann Christian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman1987Album
Schubert: Quartet No. 15, D.887; Mozart: Adagio & Fugue K.546Yo-Yo Ma, Kim Kashkashian, Daniel Phillips, Gidon Kremer1987Album
The Sonatas For Piano/Klavier & CelloLudwig van Beethoven - Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax1987Compil.
Cello Concerto, Op.104 / Rondo, Op.94 / Klid/Waldesruhe, Op.68 No. 5Yo-Yo Ma, Antonín Dvořák, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel1986Album
Sonata No. 4, Op. 102, No. 1Ludwig van Beethoven, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax1986Album
The Unaccompanied Cello Suites, Nos. 1, 3 & 5Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma1986Album
Divertimento, K. 563Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Gidon Kremer, Kim Kashkashian, Yo-Yo Ma1985Album
Tripelkonzert • Triple Concerto / Ouvertüren: Egmont • Coriolan • FidelioLudwig van Beethoven - Anne-Sophie Mutter, Mark Zeltser, Yo-Yo Ma, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan1985Compil.
Elgar, Walton: Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma • The London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1985Album
Sonatas For Cello And Piano (E Minor, Op. 38 • F Major, Op. 99)Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma - Johannes Brahms1985Album
Strauss Don Quixote - Schoenberg Concerto In D MajorYo-Yo Ma - Seiji Ozawa - Boston Symphony Orchestra - Richard Strauss - Arnold Schoenberg1985Album
Japanese MelodiesYo-Yo Ma1984Album
The New Superstars (Highlights From Recently Released CBS Masterworks Albums By Exciting Young Classical Music Sensations)Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Raymond Leppard, Cho-Liang Lin, Michael Tilson Thomas, Cecile Licad, Claudio Abbado1984Compil.
Beethoven Sonatas, Vol. 2Ludwig Van Beethoven - Yo-Yo Ma & CBS Disques S.A.1984Album
Suite For Cello & Jazz Piano TrioClaude Bolling, Yo-Yo Ma1984Album
Quintet, Op. 163, D. 956 (C Major / C-dur / Ut Majeur)Franz Schubert - Yo-Yo Ma, The Cleveland Quartet1984Album
Three Favorite Concertos: Cello Concerto, Op.101 / Trumpet Concerto / Violin Concerto No.1Joseph Haydn, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Cho-Liang Lin1984Compil.
The Unaccompanied Cello Suites = Suiten Für Violoncello = Les Suites Pour Violoncelle Seul - Vol. 1, Suites Nos. 1 & 2Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma1983Album
Sonatas For Viola Da Gamba & HarpsichordYo-Yo Ma, Kenneth Cooper - Johann Sebastian Bach1983Album
Cello Concerto No. 1 / Cello Concerto No. 1Yo-Yo Ma, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Dmitri Shostakovich / Dmitry Kabalevsky1983Album
The Unaccompanied Cello Suites Vol. 3 Suites Nos. 5 & 6Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma1983Album
The Unaccompanied Cello Suites Vol.2 - Suites Nos. 3 & 4Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma1983Album
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Paganini, Kreisler, DvorakYo-Yo Ma, Patricia Zander1982Album
Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2Ludwig van Beethoven : Yo-Yo Ma - Emanuel Ax1982Album
Tripelkonzert C-Dur Op.56 Für Klavier, Violine Und Violoncello (Tripelkonzert)Ludwig van Beethoven - Berliner Philharmoniker, Mark Zeltser, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Herbert von Karajan1980Album
Cello Concerti No. 1 (C Major / C-dur / Ut Majeur) / No. 2 (D Major / D-dur / Ré Majeur)Yo-Yo Ma, English Chamber Orchestra - Joseph Haydn1980Album
Cello ConcertosYo-Yo Ma, Lorin Maazel, Orchestre National De France - Édouard Lalo / Camille Saint-Saëns1980Album
Carnival Of The Animals (Chamber Version)Camille Saint-Saëns / Philippe Entremont / Gaby Casadesus / Yo-Yo Ma1980Album
Cello ConcertoGerald Finzi, Yo-Yo Ma, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley1979Album
Robert White Sings BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven, Robert White, Yo-Yo Ma, Annie Kavafian, Samuel Sanders1979Album
Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 / Trio, Op. 45Arnold Schoenberg - Juilliard String Quartet, Walter Trampler, Yo-Yo MaAlbum
Elgar and Walton Cello ConcertosYo-Yo MaAlbum
Sonatas For Cello And PianoSergei Prokofiev - Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff : Yo-Yo Ma - Emanuel AxAlbum
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