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Chopin: Piano Concertos No 1 & 2 / Ax, Ormandy


Release Date: 07/05/1991 
Label:  Rca Silver Seal Catalog #: 60789   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

Customer Reviews

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 Chopin as Chopin September 16, 2014 By Joseph A Guzman (Brooklyn, NY) See All My Reviews "This recording is remarkable for it's mixture of quiet, subtle virtuosity, musicianship and style. Both concertos are played as if they are works of art as opposed to technical showpieces. Mr. Ax is this generations Rudolph Serkin. Ormandy provides the idiomatic, thankless accompaniment with expert finesse." Report Abuse
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