Album description1 audio disc : digital ; 12 cm.
For violin, double bass and piano (1st work); arranged for double bass and piano (2nd-3rd works); originally for 2 double basses and orchestra (4th work); originally for orchestra; arranged for viola, double bass and piano (5th work).
Yasunori Kawahara, double bass ; with Raphaël Oleg, violin (1st, 4th works), viola (5th work) ; Rainer Hoffman (1st, 4th-5th works), Ichiro Nodaïra (2nd-3rd works), piano.
Recorded at Hamarikyu Asahi Hall, July 21, 2004 (1st and 4th-5th works) and Deceber 6, 2001 (2nd-3rd works) (live recording).
Program notes in Japanese and English ( pages), inserted.
Contents: Passione amorosa / Giovanni Bottesini -- Konzert a-moll (originally Oboe Konzert Nr. 3 g-moll) / Georg Friedrich Händel ; arranged by Yasunori Kawahara -- Elégie : op. 24 : originally composed for cello and piano / Gabriel Fauré ; arranged by Yasunori Kawahara -- Grand duo concertante per violino e contrabbasso / Giovanni Bottesini -- Air (originally "Air" aus der Orchestersuite Nr. 3) / Johann Sebastian Bach ; arranged by Yasunori Kawahara.
I. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Passione amorose; arranged
II. Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Concertos, oboe, string orchestra, HWV 287, G minor; arranged
III. Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. Elegy, cello, piano, op. 24; arranged
IV. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Gran duo concertante; arranged
V. Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Suites, orchestra, BWV 1068, D major. Air; arranged