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Schumann, Chopin: Piano Concertos / Lortie, Järvi


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9061   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert SchumannFrédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A very rewarding listen, with beautiful touch from Louis Lortie. Neeme Järvi controls a halo of whisper-soft strings in the Chopin. Slightly erratic rubato in Schumann, but the Chopin is a triumph.

-- Jessica Duchen, BBC Music Magazine
A very rewarding listen, with beautiful touch from Louis Lortie. Neeme Järvi controls a halo of whisper-soft strings in the Chopin. Slightly erratic rubato in Schumann, but the Chopin is a triumph.

-- Jessica Duchen, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: I. Allegro affettuoso
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso -
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: III. Allegro vivace
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: I. Maestoso
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro vivace

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