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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 6, 7, & 10 / Bilson, Gardiner


Release Date: 10/29/2008 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 427317   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Malcolm BilsonRobert LevinMelvyn Tan
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Malcom Bilson plays a Philip Belt Fortepiano, c 1977; Robert Levin plays a Philip Belt Fortepiano, c 1978.

"The superb Double Piano Concerto in a really splendid and vivacious performance. This always seems to me one of Mozart's wittiest works, in its dialogues and its interchanges . . . it works particularly well when the pianists are so well attuned, yet perceptibly different in style and in actual sound, as Bilson and Robert Levin are here. . . . Hearing the work on period instruments makes a considerable difference . . . because textures are so much lighter and clearer: when both instruments are playing at once it is far easier to hear exactly what they are playing. . . . The EBS, as usual, provide shapely and
Read more responsive, well disciplined playing." -- Stanley Sadie, Gramophone
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 6 in B flat major, K 238 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 19 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Concerto for 3 Pianos in F major, K 242 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Robert Levin (Fortepiano), Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano), Melvyn Tan (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 22 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3. Concerto for 2 Pianos in E flat major, K 365 (316a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Malcolm Bilson (Fortepiano), Robert Levin (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 24 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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