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The Classical Piano Concerto Vol. 4: Leopold Kozeluch / Shelley, London Mozart Players


Release Date: 01/06/2017 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68154   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leopold Anton Kozeluch
Performer:  Howard Shelley
Conductor:  Howard Shelley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Leopold Kozeluch—another composer-pianist trying to make his way in 1780s Vienna—has not been treated kindly by posterity, suffering that posthumous obscurity shared by so many of Mozart’s contemporaries. But his brand of Rococo galanterie, much in evidence in these three piano concertos, is guaranteed to delight, especially in such affectionately attentive performances as these. Leopold Kozeluch—another composer-pianist trying to make his way in 1780s Vienna—has not been treated kindly by posterity, suffering that posthumous obscurity shared by so many of Mozart’s contemporaries. But his brand of Rococo galanterie, much in evidence in these three piano concertos, is guaranteed to delight, especially in such affectionately attentive performances as these. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in F major, PIV 1 by Leopold Anton Kozeluch
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Conductor:  Howard Shelley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in A major, PIV 4 by Leopold Anton Kozeluch
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Conductor:  Howard Shelley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E-flat major, PIV 5 by Leopold Anton Kozeluch
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Conductor:  Howard Shelley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785 

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