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Mendelssohn: Concertos For Two Pianos / Frith, Tinney, Et Al


Release Date: 12/17/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553416   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin FrithHugh Tinney
Conductor:  Prionnsias O'Duinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTE Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

}Gramophone (2/97, pp. 53-4) "...I was as impressed by [Frith and Tinney's] attunement of phrasing in lyrical contexts as by their synchronization in all the brilliant semiquaver passagework....a not-to-be-missed opportunity to explore the precocious young Mendelssohn..."{ }Gramophone (2/97, pp. 53-4) "...I was as impressed by [Frith and Tinney's] attunement of phrasing in lyrical contexts as by their synchronization in all the brilliant semiquaver passagework....a not-to-be-missed opportunity to explore the precocious young Mendelssohn..."{ Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for 2 Pianos in A flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
Conductor:  Prionnsias O'Duinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTE Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland 
Length: 43 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
Conductor:  Prionnsias O'Duinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTE Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland 
Length: 31 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for 2 Pianos in A flat major: I. Allegro vivace
Concerto for 2 Pianos in A flat major: II. Andante
Concerto for 2 Pianos in A flat major: III. Allegro vivace
Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major: I. Allegro vivace
Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major: II. Adagio non troppo
Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major: III. Allegro

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