The Great Piano Concertos

The Great Piano Concertos

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  • SKU: 37844
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  • Label(s): Brilliant Classics
  • Year of release: 2005
  • 6 CD Set
    A star parade of international pianists! Pianists Helene Grimaud, Yevgeny Kissin, Nikolai Lugansky and Klára Würtz represent the new exciting generation of top pianists, conquering the world with their brilliant paying and fascinating personalities.
    Pianists Emil Gilels, Rudolf Firkusny and Nelson Freire represent the “golden times ” of pianism, their solid reputations confirming their true art.
    The world’s best loved piano concertos, played by the world’s best pianists, a sure bestseller, especially suited for non-traditional marketing campaigns.
    Packaged in wallets.

    CD1
    SERGEY RACHMANINOFF
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 3 in D minor Op. 30
    1. Allegro ma non tanto 16:51
    2. Intermezzo 11:12
    3. Finale-alla breve 14:53
    MAURICE RAVEL
    PIANO CONCERTO in G major
    4. Allegramente 8:19
    5. Adagio assai 9:17
    6. Presto 3:49

    Total: 64:39

    Rachmaninoff
    Nikolai Lugansky, piano
    State Academy Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Ivan Shpiller
    Ravel
    Hélène Grimaud, piano
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jésus Lopez-Cobos
    Rachmaninoff

    CD2
    PYOTR ILYITCH TCHAIKOVSKY
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23
    1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso 20:12
    2. Andantino semplice 6:30
    3. Allegro con fuoco 7:09
    ANTONIN DVORÁK
    4. PIANO CONCERTO in G minor Op. 33
    5. Allegro agitato 17:58
    6. Andante sostenuto 8:10

    Total: 70:38

    Finale, allegro con fuoco
    Tchaikovsky
    Evgeny Kissin, piano
    St. Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
    Dvorák
    Rudolf Firkusny, piano
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Walter Süsskind

    CD3
    FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 1 in E minor Op. 11
    1. Allegro maestoso 17:54
    2. Larghetto 8:09
    3. Vivace 9:03
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 2 in F minor Op. 21
    4. Maestoso 12:51
    5. Larghetto 7:33
    6. Allegro vivace 7:35

    Total: 63:05

    Evgeny Kissin, piano
    Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Dmitri Kitaenko

    CD4
    LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 3 in C minor Op. 37
    1. Allegro con brio 15:58
    2. Largo
    3. Rondo, allegro
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 "Emperor"
    4. Allegro 19:32
    5. Adagio un poco mosso 8:34
    6. Rondo, allegro 10:37

    Total: 72:39

    Emil Gilels, piano
    State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, Kurt Masur

    CD5
    SERGEY RACHMANINOFF
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 2 in C minor Op. 18
    1. Moderato 10:10
    2. Adagio sostenuto 11:06
    3. Allegro scherzando 11:30
    ROBERT SCHUMANN
    PIANO CONCERTO in A minor Op. 54
    4. Allegro affetuoso 15:02
    5. Intermezzo 5:16
    6. Allegro vivace 10:28

    Total: 63:36

    Klára Würtz, piano
    National Symphony Orchestra of the Ukraine, Vladimir Sirenko (1-3)
    Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Arie van Beek (4-6)
    Rachmaninoff

    CD6
    FRANZ LISZT
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 1 in E flat major
    1. Allegro 5:01
    2. Quasi adagio 4:30
    3. Allegretto vivace 2:22
    4. Allegro animato 1:40
    5. Allegro marziale animato 4:02
    PIANO CONCERTO No. 2 in A major
    6. Adagio sostenuto assai 5:08
    7. Allegro agitato assai 1:54
    8. Allegro moderato 4:55
    9. Allegro deciso-sempre allegro 2:46
    10. Marziale, un poco meno allegro 3:52
    11. Allegro animato 1:42
    12. TOTENTANZ, Paraphrase on “Dies Irae” 14:37

    Total: 52:47

    Nelson Freire, piano
    Dresdner Philharmonie, Michel Plasson
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