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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2, Rhapsody / Ousset, Rattle


Release Date: 10/15/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 47223   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Both performances have the characteristic Ousset tonal body and musical panache; both reaffirm the warm sympathy that's always existed between this artist and Simon Rattle. The sound is full and forward..." -- Joan Chissell, Gramophone [8/1987] "Both performances have the characteristic Ousset tonal body and musical panache; both reaffirm the warm sympathy that's always existed between this artist and Simon Rattle. The sound is full and forward..." -- Joan Chissell, Gramophone [8/1987] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
2.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 

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