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Brahms: Piano Quintet, Op. 34 / Pollini, Quartetto Italiano


Release Date: 06/22/2004 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 474839   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

[Gramophone Award 1980]
"In this recording I am confident you will find an exceptional degree of inspiration in both the music and in the way it is played. [... ] all four movements have an almost mesmeric tension, a positively creative musicality; your attention is gripped, your absorption demanded as of right. The sound is splendidly rounded and full, especially the piano tone."

Gramophone, 1981
[Gramophone Award 1980]
"In this recording I am confident you will find an exceptional degree of inspiration in both the music and in the way it is played. [... ] all four movements have an almost mesmeric tension, a positively creative musicality; your attention is gripped, your absorption demanded as of right. The sound is splendidly rounded and full, especially the piano tone."

Gramophone, 1981
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Works on This Recording

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Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1864; Austria 
Length: 43 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34: 1. Allegro non troppo
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34: 2. Andante, un poco adagio
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34: 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34: 4. Finale (poco sostenuto - Allegro non troppo)

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