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Beethoven: Complete Concertos Vol 1 / Kovacevich, Grumiaux


Release Date: 10/11/1994 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 442577   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen KovacevichArthur Grumiaux
Conductor:  Sir Colin DavisBernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1970 
Venue:  London 
Length: 36 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 422-968. 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London 
Length: 29 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 422-968. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1971 
Venue:  London 
Length: 36 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 426-662. 
4. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London 
Length: 33 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 426-662. 
5. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Amsterdam 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 426-064. 
6. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Amsterdam 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This performance was formerly available on Philips Concert Classics 426-064. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15: 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15: 2. Largo
Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15: 3. Rondo (Allegro scherzando)
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37: 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37: 2. Largo
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37: 3. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, Op.19: 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, Op.19: 2. Adagio
Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, Op.19: 3. Rondo (Molto allegro)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op.58: 1. Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op.58: 2. Andante con moto
Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op.58: 3. Rondo (Vivace)
Violin Romance No.1 in G major, Op.40
Violin Romance No.2 in F, Op.50

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 date of arrival and quality October 22, 2012 By LUIZ A T SANTOS See All My Reviews "I receive this iten on october the 2nd, 2012. I's all OK. Congratulations for your attention and the quality of Mr Kovacevich" Report Abuse
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