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Beethoven: Piano Concertos No 2 & 5 / Kissin, Levine


Release Date: 07/29/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62926   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Evgeni Kissin
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.92-93) - "...[Kissin's] total mastery and ravishing tone are an aural feast....Kissin...is blessed by the partnership of James Levine at his considerable best."
This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.92-93) - "...[Kissin's] total mastery and ravishing tone are an aural feast....Kissin...is blessed by the partnership of James Levine at his considerable best." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Evgeni Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Evgeni Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio
III. Rondo. Molto allegro
I. Allegro
II. Adagio un poco mosso (attacca)
III. Rondo. Allegro

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