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Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1-4 / Gilels, Szell, Cleveland


Release Date: 11/26/1996 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 69506   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 16 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1968 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in C Op.15 (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No.1 in C Op.15 (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Piano Concerto No.1 in C Op.15 (1996 Digital Remaster): III. Rondo (Allegro scherzando) [ Cadenzas by Beethoven]
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19 (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19 (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19 (1996 Digital Remaster): III. Rondo (molto allegro)
Piano Concerto No.3 in C Minor Op.37 (1996 Digital Remaster): Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No.3 in C Minor Op.37 (1996 Digital Remaster): Largo
Piano Concerto No.3 in C Minor Op.37 (1996 Digital Remaster): Rondo (Allegro - Presto)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G Op. 58 (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G Op. 58 (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G Op. 58 (1996 Digital Remaster): III. Rondo (Vivace)

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