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The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 25 - MacDowell: Piano Concertos


Release Date: 04/10/2001 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67165   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Seta Tanyel
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Vol. 25 in this Hyperion series deserves to become a best-seller' (Hi-Fi News) 'The piano writing exudes scintillation and brilliance and seems custom-made for Seta Tanyel's lush, colourful sonority and effortless leggiero fingerwork' (International Record Review) 'Technically impeccable ... vivid and well produced' (Gramophone) '[Tanyel] can totally identify with this kind of post-Lisztian lyric bravura style'(BBC Music Magazine) 'Technically impeccable...vivid and well-produced' (Gramophone) 'The Piano Concerto No 2 is a barnstorming, big-hearted, tune-filled warhorse of a piece that audiences would love if they heard it' (Punch) 'Seta Tanyel's thoughtful and richly coloured new performances make a distinguished addition to the catalog Read more ... a winner. Strongly recommended' (Fanfare, USA) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 15 by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Seta Tanyel (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Frankfurt, Germany 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 23 by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Seta Tanyel (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1886; Germany 
3. Modern Suite for Piano no 2, Op. 14 by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Seta Tanyel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Germany 

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