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Geza Anda Plays Beethoven - Historical Recordings 1956/60

Beethoven / Anda / Camerata Academica Salzburg
Release Date: 09/24/2013 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 94223  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Géza Anda
Conductor:  Hans Rosbaud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Salzburg Camerata AcademicaSouthwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This fourth installment of the Géza Anda edition in the SWR music / hänssler CLASSIC historical series presents the first and the last of Beethoven's piano concertos. As in other recordings before, Anda performs in the First Concerto as both soloist and conductor. These recordings of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 5 are a real enrichment of the Anda discography - no other recording of this concert has ever been released. In this respect, this moving encounter artistic is truly unique.

Géza Anda belongs to a small group of 20th Century pianists, whose musicianship and artistic conception has become the standard for future generations. In his concerts, Anda consistently presented a
Read more spontaneity and reflection that would create a long-lasting impression on its hearers, where self-expression had no place. - Hänssler Classic Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Rosbaud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Salzburg Camerata Academica
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/09/1960 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Rosbaud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/18/1956 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15: I. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15: II. Largo
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15: III. Rondo: Allegro scherzando
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor": I. Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor": III. Rondo: Allegro

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