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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5, Etc; Dvorák / Gilels, Szell


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 69509   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenAntonín Dvorák
Performer:  Emil Gilels
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 59 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 39 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2. Variations (32) for Piano in C minor on an Original Theme, WoO 80 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 10 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3. Variations (12) for Piano in A major on a theme of Wranitzky, WoO 71 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 11 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4. Variations (6) for Piano on an Original Theme in D major, Op. 76 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 37 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was formerly available on EMI Angel 47618. 
6. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 3 in A flat major, Polka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5, 'Emperor' Op. 73 (1996 Digital Remaster): Allegro
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5, 'Emperor' Op. 73 (1996 Digital Remaster): Adagio un poco mosso
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5, 'Emperor' Op. 73 (1996 Digital Remaster): Rondo (Allegro)
32 Variations on an Original Theme WoO80 (1996 Digital Remaster)
12 Variations in A minor on a 'Russian Dance' from Wranitzky's 'Das Waldmädchen' WoO71 (1996 Digital Remaster)
6 Variations in D in the Turkish March from "The Ruins of Athens" Op. 76 (1996 Digital Remaster)
Symphony No. 8 in G B163 (Op. 88) (1970 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 8 in G B163 (Op. 88) (1970 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio
Symphony No. 8 in G B163 (Op. 88) (1970 Digital Remaster): III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
Symphony No. 8 in G B163 (Op. 88) (1970 Digital Remaster): IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
Slavonic Dances B83 & B147 (Opp. 46 & 72) (1970 Digital Remaster): No. 10 in E minor Op. 72 No. 2
Slavonic Dances B83 & B147 (Opp. 46 & 72) (1970 Digital Remaster): No. 3 in A flat Op. 46 No 3

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