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Schumann: Piano Concerto, Piano Quintet / Serkin, Ormandy


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Great Performances Catalog #: 37256   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraBudapest String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rudolf Serkin's gaunt tone and impassioned phrasing, along with Eugene Ormandy's robust, alert support, have long distinguished this 1964 recording of Schumann's A minor concerto as one of the catalog's finest.

-- Jed Distler, ClassicsToday.com [reviewing Sony 93908]
Rudolf Serkin's gaunt tone and impassioned phrasing, along with Eugene Ormandy's robust, alert support, have long distinguished this 1964 recording of Schumann's A minor concerto as one of the catalog's finest.

-- Jed Distler, ClassicsToday.com [reviewing Sony 93908]
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1964 
2. Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1963 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro affettuoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso
III. Allegro vivace
I. Allegro brillante
II. In modo d'una marcia
III. Scherzo. Molto vivace
IV. Allegro ma non troppo

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