Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Take a fascinating look back into the legacy of our classical heritage with this release showcasing three vintage performances by acclaimed composer and cellist Paul Tortelier. In La Musique et la Nature, director Yvonne Courson captures a series of live performances showcasing the works of Bach, Tortelier, Debussy, Brahms, and many others. A 1969 performance of Beethoven's "Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69" finds cellist Tortelier accompanied by pianist Sergio Lorenzi, and an additional 1964 recording of The Tortelier Family in Concert offers Tortelier performing alongside such luminaries as Yan Pascal Tortelier, Maria de la Pau, and Maud Tortelier.
cello, composer, performer