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Rachmaninov: The Piano Concertos, Etc / Ashkenazy, Previn


Release Date: 08/12/1997 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 455234   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyAndré Previn
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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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 
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 
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 
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 
5.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
6.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
7.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
8.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
9.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 1, Op. 5 "Fantaisie-tableaux" by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), André Previn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
10.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 2, Op. 17 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
11.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 33 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Russia 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1931; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1913).
Composition revised: Russia (1931). 
13.
Russian Rhapsody for 2 Pianos in E minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
14.
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1931; USA 
15.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 39 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
16.
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 

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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