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Original Masters - Clifford Curzon Vol 2


Release Date: 11/25/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000150702   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertWolfgang Amadeus MozartJohannes BrahmsEdvard Grieg,   ... 
Performer:  Clifford CurzonRobert ScheiweinOtto StrasserWilli Boskovsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Josef KripsEduard Van BeinumAnatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw OrchestraVienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 5 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1941 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1953 
Venue:  Kigsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1953 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 29 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1953 
Venue:  Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland 
Length: 47 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1951 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 31 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in F minor, Op. 5 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1962 
Venue:  Sophie Hall, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 35 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
7.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 1 in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1962 
Venue:  Sophie Hall, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
8.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 3, Intermezzo in C major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1962 
Venue:  Sophie Hall, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
9.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1971 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, England 
Length: 34 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
10.
Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robert Scheiwein (Cello), Otto Strasser (Violin), Willi Boskovsky (Violin),
Clifford Curzon (Piano), Rudolf Streng (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 10/1962 
Venue:  Sophie Hall, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 35 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
11.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, M 7 by César Franck
Performer:  Emanuel Brabec (Cello), Rudolf Streng (Viola), Otto Strasser (Violin),
Willi Boskovsky (Violin), Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1960 
Venue:  Sophie Hall, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 33 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

Sound Samples

Impromptu in C minor, D.899 No 1
Impromptu in E flat, D.899 No.2
Impromptu in G flat, D.899 No.3
Impromptu in A flat, D.899 No.4
Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488: 1. Allegro
Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488: 2. Andante
Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488: 3. Allegro assai
Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K.491: 1. (Allegro)
Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K.491: 2. Larghetto
Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K.491: 3. (Allegretto)
Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op.15: 1. Maestoso - Poco più moderato
Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op.15: 2. Adagio
Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op.15: 3. Rondo (Allegro non troppo)
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 1. Allegro molto moderato
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 2. Adagio
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 3. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso

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