CDs & DVDs by the 12 cellists

 Recordings 1978-2010

8 CD (Box): Recordings 1978-2010

(Warner Classics 2015)

With the group's first concert independent of the Berlin Philharmonic in 1973, a new dimension of cello playing was born that has since attracted millions of fans. Now comes the release of the eight top albums by this “Berlin dozen” from the years 1978–2010, compiled for the first time in one single box and including a premiere: the super-group's second album, from 1981, released in entirety on CD for the first time. Discover more on Amazon

Doppel-DVD 40 Jahre 12 Cellisten

Double-DVD 40 years 12 cellists

(Euroarts 2012)

Anniversary concert & documentary "Die 12" by Enrique Sánchez Lansch. Also available on blue-ray. Subtitles: English, Japanese, Chinese

Fleur de Paris

Fleur de Paris

(Warner Music; available since sept. 2010)

Angel Dances

Angel Dances

(Warner Music, released in July 2006)

From Bach to Stockhausen: This CD contains arrangements and original pieces of sacred music. It is featuring Special Guests Jocelyn B. Smith, Markus Stockhausen, Hans-Dieter Lorenz, Franz Schindelbeck (percussion) as well as members of the Berliner Rundfunkchor.This CD has been nominated in the Best Small Ensemble Performance category in the Grammy Awards 2007. 

As time goes by

As time goes by

(Warner Music, released in August 2004)

From Casablanca to Hogwarts: This CD contains mostly arrangements of film music, is featuring Special Guests Max Raabe (voice), Till Brönner (trumpet), Wenzel Fuchs (clarinet), Rolo Rodriguez (percussion), Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp), Esko Laine (double bass) and Janne Saksala (double bass). This CD was awarded an "Echo Klassik 2005".

Round Midnight

Round Midnight

(Warner Music, released in June 2002)

A programme of classic Broadway songs, film themes, spirituals and jazz with guest artists Till Brönner (flugelhorn) and Sir Simon Rattle (Mozart rap)

South American Getaway

South American Getaway

(Warner Music, released in August 2000)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.1 & 5 (Juliane Banse, soprano). Furthermore Tangos and other works by Astor Piazzolla, Salgan etc. Nominated for the 43. Grammy Award 2001.


TelDec: The Beatles in Classics
(1983, re-edited in 1995)

Only available in Japan:

Fun House Classics: "Nostalgie" (1994)
Shigeaki Saegusa arranges Japanese Lyric Melodies

Fun House Classics: "Memories" (1992)
Shigeaki Saegusa arranges The Beatles

CD special edition:

ORF Edition Zeitton (1999)
Gerhard Wimberger and others with Plays (1975) for 12 Violoncelli soli, winds and percussion
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Not available anymore:

TelDec: Classics meet Pops (1983)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Kontrapunktus 1, Kanon XlVa, Kontrapunktus V
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras Nr. 1 & Nr. 5
Leonard Bernstein: Maria
W.C. Handy: St. Louis Blues
Trad.: Gospel Train
J. Lennon, P. McCartney: Yesterday

Acanta 42798 (1976)
David Funck: Suite D-Dur
Julius Klengel: Hymnus
Boris Blacher: Blues-Espagnola-Rumba philharmonica
Jean Francaix: Aubade