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Ultimate Piano Concertos - The Essential Masterpieces

Ultimate Piano Concertos / Various
Release Date: 03/11/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001079202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskySergei RachmaninovEdvard GriegFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Viktoria PostnikovaCristina OrtizJorge BoletClifford Curzon,   ... 
Conductor:  Gennadi RozhdestvenskyMoshe AtzmónRiccardo ChaillyHans Knappertsbusch,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Viktoria Postnikova (Piano)
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 38 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Conductor:  Moshe Atzmón
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 32 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 31 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Length: 32 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 33 Minutes 53 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 38 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 27 Minutes 15 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 25 in C major, K 503 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 31 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 42 Minutes 31 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 34 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 1. Allegro molto moderato
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 2. Adagio
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 2. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo - Tempo I
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 3. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 3. Allegro con fuoco
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 1. Moderato
Rondo capriccioso, Op.14
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 2. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54: 1. Allegro affettuoso
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 3. Allegro scherzando
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54: 2. Intermezzo (Andantino grazioso)
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54: 3. Allegro vivace

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