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Beethoven: Piano Concertos No 4 & 5 / Gilels, Ludwig


Release Date: 03/01/1997 
Label:  Testament   Catalog #: 1095   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels
Conductor:  Leopold Ludwig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.93-94) - "These are two of the finest performances I've ever heard--not just of Beethoven concertos, but of anything. You'll not hear a better melding of lyricism and flat-out brio if you listen to CDs for the next umpteen years..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.93-94) - "These are two of the finest performances I've ever heard--not just of Beethoven concertos, but of anything. You'll not hear a better melding of lyricism and flat-out brio if you listen to CDs for the next umpteen years..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Leopold Ludwig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Leopold Ludwig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 

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