Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos

Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos

by Alfred Brendel
     
 
Happily, though not surprisingly, Alfred Brendel’s fourth recorded cycle of the Beethoven piano concertos shares with the previous three qualities of energy, sensibility, intellectual rigour and high pianistic finish which made the earlier recordings so interesting to contemplate... In the two early concertos the Philharmonic’s playing has a sweetness and allure, in

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Happily, though not surprisingly, Alfred Brendel’s fourth recorded cycle of the Beethoven piano concertos shares with the previous three qualities of energy, sensibility, intellectual rigour and high pianistic finish which made the earlier recordings so interesting to contemplate... In the two early concertos the Philharmonic’s playing has a sweetness and allure, in the grander, later works a black-browed power, that is specially its own.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/06/1999
Label:
Philips
UPC:
0028946278123
catalogNumber:
462781
Rank:
242670

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Tracks

  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Alfred Brendel  - Costa Pilavachi  - Simon Rattle  - Lukas Barwinski  - Ignaz Seyfried
  2. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Alfred Brendel  - Costa Pilavachi  - Simon Rattle  - Lukas Barwinski  - Ignaz Seyfried
  3. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Alfred Brendel  - Costa Pilavachi  - Simon Rattle  - Lukas Barwinski  - Ignaz Seyfried
  4. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Alfred Brendel  - Costa Pilavachi  - Simon Rattle  - Lukas Barwinski  - Ignaz Seyfried
  5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Alfred Brendel  - Costa Pilavachi  - Simon Rattle  - Lukas Barwinski  - Ignaz Seyfried

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