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Beethoven: Complete Fortepiano Concertos / Schoonderwoerd, Ensemble Cristofori

Beethoven / Schoonderwoerd
Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 820   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Alpha Productions has reissued three discs of the complete Beethoven Piano Concertos made between 2004 and 2008 by Arthur Schoonderwoerd, conducting the Ensemble Cristofori from the keyboard. These recordings were widely hailed by the international press at the time of their release. Beyond that success, it was the singularity and profundity of Arthur Schoonderwoerd's approach that convinced Alpha to assemble these discs in the same box, offered at an attractive price. Since the dawn of sound recording, this great Beethoven cycle has motivated a large number of artists and give n rise to memorable interpretations. No doubt that, thanks to its aesthetic coherence and the originality of the musical options retained, here performed on an early Read more instrument, we contributed to the recorded history and wide interpretation of these marvelous compositions. - Alpha Productions, (Translated from French.) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Concerto for Piano in D major, Op. 61a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Schoonderwoerd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Cristofori
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: II. Andante con moto
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: III. Rondo: Vivace
Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur, Op. 73: I. Allegro
Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur, Op. 73: II. Adagio un poco mosso -
Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur, Op. 73: III. Rondo: Allegro, ma non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: II. Largo
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: III. Rondo: Allegro
Piano Concerto in D Major, Op. 61a: I. Allegro, ma non troppo
Piano Concerto in D Major, Op. 61a: II. Larghetto
Piano Concerto in D Major, Op. 61a: III. Rondo

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