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Gemini - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos / Gilels, Et Al


Release Date: 05/02/2006 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 50849   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskySergei ProkofievBéla Bartók
Performer:  Emil GilelsSviatoslav Richter
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraOrchestre de Paris
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1875). 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in G major, Op. 44 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1880; Russia 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in E flat major, Op. 75 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in G major, Op. 55 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1932; Paris, France 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 2, Sz 95 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1931; Budapest, Hungary 
Notes: The insert for this CD mistakenly identifies this work as Sz 83. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Great but!!! November 26, 2016 By Jan Venter (Johannesburg, gauteng) See All My Reviews "The second Tchaikovsky concerto has the abridged second movement..I have known this recording for many years.Gilels is awesome and thats the one flaw!!" Report Abuse
 It Doesn't Get Better Than This!!!!! April 25, 2016 By Irene W. (Glendale, CA) See All My Reviews "You can't beat Emil Giles playing ANYTHING! His interpretation of the Tchaikovsky piano concertos is flawless: speed is terrific, fingering is clean, clean, clean." Report Abuse
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