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Leslie Parnas -- Discography


Mr. Parnas records exclusively for Arcadia Records, a division of United Music Management, for which he has been recording his extensive cello repertoire. A number of historic recordings are now also being released on DOREMI.

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BRAHMS: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
Yehudi Menuhin - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
Pablo Casals & The Casals Festival Orchestra
DOREMI DHR-7844

BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano
Jaime Laredo - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
Rudolph Serkin, piano
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BRAHMS: 2 String Sextets
Juilliard Quartet
Robert Mann, Isidore Cohen - violin
Raphael Hillyer, Walter Trampler - viola
Claus Adam, Bernard Greenhouse, Leslie Parnas - cello
DOREMI DHR-5705

Works for Violin and Cello
RAVEL: Sonata for Violin and Cello
KODALY: Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7
MARTINU: Duo for Violin and Cello
Josef Suk - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
Arcadia 2007-2

Works for Cello and Orchestra
DVORAK: Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Rococo Variations
Leslie Parnas - cello
Othmar Maga - conductor
KBS Symphony Orchestra
Arcadia 2008-2

Works for Cello and Piano
BRAHMS: Sonatas 1 & 2
SCHUMANN: Fantasy Pieces
Leslie Parnas - cello
Tong-Il Han - piano
Arcadia 2005-2

Duos for Violin and Cello
HAYDN
BEETHOVEN
HANDEL-HALVORSEN
TCHEREPNIN
Namyun Kim - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
Arcadia 2006-2

Works for Cello and Piano
PORPORA
REGER
YUN
DOHNANYI
Leslie Parnas - cello
Wonmi Kim - piano
Arcadia 1998-2

Works for Cello and Piano
KABALEVSKY
HINDEMITH
SHOSTAKOVICH
Leslie Parnas - cello
Malcolm Frager - piano
Arcadia 1992-2
Received CD Magazine's top rating ("10/10") for performance and recording quality: "Parnas and Frager seem to recharge each other with an electric spirit...a combined force that borders on orchestral proportions."
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian - violin
Paul Neubauer - viola
Leslie Parnas, Fred Sherry - cello
Omega OCD 1015 1989

Trio Sonatas J.S. BACH, W.F. BACH, J.C.F. BACH Jean-Pierre Rampal - flute
Isaac Stern - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
John Steele Ritter - keyboard
Sony Music - #64509 / December 5, 1995

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center MOZART: Piano Quartet in E-Flat
BEETHOVEN:String Trio in G
Charles Treger - violin
Walter Trampler - viola
Leslie Parnas - cello
Musical Heritage Society MHS 4291 1981

Alexander Schneider Chamber Series BRAHMS: Piano Quartets (complete) Alexander Schneider - violin
Walter Trampler - viola
Leslie Parnas - cello
Stephanie Brown - piano
Vanguard Classics - #97/August 25, 1998

Music From Marlboro MENDELSSOHN: Octet for Strings, Op. 20 Jaime Laredo, Alexander Schneider, Arnold Steinhardt - violin
Michael Tree, Samuel Rhodes - viola
Leslie Parnas, David Soyer - cello
Sony SMK-46251 (33')

Music From Marlboro RAVEL: Sonata for Violin & Cello Jaime Laredo - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
CBS Masterworks M33529 1971

Music From Marlboro SCHUBERT: Trout Quintet Rudolph Serkin - piano
Jaime Laredo - violin
Philip Naegele - viola
Leslie Parnas - cello
Julius Levine - bass
Sony Classics #46252 196?
Award-winner; perhaps the most famous recording of this piece of all time.
Music From Marlboro BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto Rudolph Serkin - piano
Jaime Laredo - violin
Leslie Parnas - cello
Alexander Schneider - Marlboro Festival Orchestra
CBS Masterworks M????? 1964, also released on CD in Europe as "CBS Masterworks Portrait (MPK44842)"
Award-winner; perhaps the most famous recording of this piece of all time.

Tchaikovsky Laureates Cello 1 SHOSTAKOVICH: Sonata Leslie Parnas - cello Russian Disc RDCD00378

Tchaikovsky Competition BARBER: Sonata
SCHUBERT: Arpeggione Sonata
Leslie Parnas - cello
E. Diachenko - piano 
Melodiya LP

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Last Updated: 27 August, 2006 by Marcel