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Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1-4 / Ashkenazy, Previn


Release Date: 02/13/1996 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 444839   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1970-71 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 28 Minutes 13 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1970-71 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 34 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
3. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1970-71 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 35 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G minor, Op. 40 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926/1941; USA 
Date of Recording: 1970-71 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 26 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1: 1. Vivace
Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1: 2. Andante
Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1: 3. Allegro vivace
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 1. Moderato
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 2. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 3. Allegro scherzando
Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30: 1. Allegro ma non tanto
Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30: 2. Intermezzo (Adagio)
Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30: 3. Finale (Alla breve)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40: 1. Allegro vivace (Alla breve)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40: 2. Largo
Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40: 3. Allegro vivace

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