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Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550681   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
3.
Capriccio brillant for Piano and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 22 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-26; Germany 
4.
Rondo brillant for Piano and Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 29 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Germany 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: I. Molto allegro con fuoco
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: II. Andante
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: III. Presto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: I. Allegro appassionato
Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: II. Adagio - Molto sostenuto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: III. Finale: Presto scherzando
Capriccio brillant in B minor, Op. 22
Rondo brillant in E flat major, Op. 29

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