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The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 33 - Scharwenka / Tanyel


Release Date: 09/09/2003 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67365   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Xaver Scharwenka
Performer:  Seta Tanyel
Conductor:  Tadeusz Strugala
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Contiuing her inspiring series of discs exploring the solo piano repertory of the Polish Romantic, Xaver Scharwenka, Seta Tanyel here turns her attention to two of his four piano concertos. These un ashamedly appealing works should by no means be judged by their relative unfamiliarty; they are among the most impressive of all the neglected concertos championed in our series, as Stephen Hough's 'Gramophone Award' winning recording of the 4th Concerto (CDA66790) has shown. In the capable hands of Tanyel, the 2nd and 3rd concertos are rich with the harmonic poise of Schumann, the melodic coquettishness of Chopin and even the passion of Rachmaninov; a disc as enlightening as it is thrilling. Although previously issued on Collins Classics, this Read more recording was one of the last issued before the demise of the label, and did not therefore benefit from a wide circulation. We are delighted to reissue it in our Romantic Piano Concerto series where it will surely gain the recognition it deserves. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 56 by Franz Xaver Scharwenka
Performer:  Seta Tanyel (Piano)
Conductor:  Tadeusz Strugala
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Poland 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 80 by Franz Xaver Scharwenka
Performer:  Seta Tanyel (Piano)
Conductor:  Tadeusz Strugala
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Poland 

Customer Reviews

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 lovely romantic music August 21, 2012 By ricardo perez See All My Reviews "beautifull concerto non heard before. should be played again and then it will be a favorite. there are several pieces of music as well as composers who must be showed more often." Report Abuse
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