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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24-27
     

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24-27

by Alicia de Larrocha
 
As a tribute to the great Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha who passed away less than a year ago, Decca releases a special 2-CD set of Mozart’s late piano concertos in stylish and masterly interpretations. Concertos 24 and 26 (recorded in March 1985 with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe) receive their first ever release, which has been made possible with the

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As a tribute to the great Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha who passed away less than a year ago, Decca releases a special 2-CD set of Mozart’s late piano concertos in stylish and masterly interpretations. Concertos 24 and 26 (recorded in March 1985 with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe) receive their first ever release, which has been made possible with the co-operation of both de Larrocha’s family and the estate of Sir Georg Solti. When the initial recording sessions were completed there was a concern about the acoustics of the studio, Henry Wood Hall. Apparently, due to busy careers, this issue was never addressed. The current recording is the initial edit, quickly put together after the recording session, and nevertheless shows astonishingly accurate playing and is as close to a “live” performance as is reasonably possible in a studio. Concertos 25 and 27 (recorded in December 1977 recorded with the London Philharmonic Orchestra) receive their first international CD release with this set. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
08/03/2010
Label:
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UPC:
0028947824206
catalogNumber:
1154124

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Tracks

  1. Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K. 595
  2. Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503
  3. Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major ("Coronation") K. 537
  4. Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491

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