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The Great Piano Concertos - Rachmaninov, Chopin, Et Al


Release Date: 01/25/2005 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 92293   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovMaurice RavelPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Nikolai LuganskyHélčne GrimaudEvgeny KissinRudolf Firkusny,   ... 
Conductor:  Ivan ShpillerJesús Lopez-CobosValery GergievWalter Susskind,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Academic Symphony OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraAcademic Symphony Orchestra St. Petersburg,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Conductor:  Ivan Shpiller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia 
Length: 42 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano in G major by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Hélčne Grimaud (Piano)
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1992 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academic Symphony Orchestra St. Petersburg
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 33 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1875). 
4.
Concerto for Piano in G minor, Op. 33/B 63 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Bohemia 
Length: 36 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Dmitri Kitayenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 35 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Dmitri Kitayenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 27 Minutes 59 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Length: 33 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1976 
Length: 38 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Klára Würtz (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Sirenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/01/2003 
Venue:  Chassé Theater, Breda, The Netherlands 
Length: 32 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
10.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Klára Würtz (Piano)
Conductor:  Arie Van Beek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northwest German Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/16/2001 
Venue:  Philharmonie Hereford, Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 46 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 17 Secs. 
13.
Totentanz, S 126 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1859; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 37 Secs. 

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