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Triples - Béla Bartók: The Concerto Album / Argerich, Richter, Sitkovetsky, Et Al


Release Date: 03/25/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 09407   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Béla Bartók
Performer:  Sviatoslav RichterMartha ArgerichDmitri SitkovetskyTabea Zimmermann,   ... 
Conductor:  Rafael KubelikLorin MaazelCharles DutoitLibor Pesek,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraOrchestre de ParisMontreal Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 36 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2, Sz 95 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1931; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 30 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 3, Sz 119 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 24 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 1, Sz 36 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 21 Minutes 49 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Viola, Sz 120 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Tabea Zimmermann (Viola)
Conductor:  David Shallon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 20 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6.
Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 18 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7.
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 29 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin no 2, Sz 112 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937-1938; Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 16 Minutes 7 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for Orchestra Sz116 (1994 Digital Remaster): I. Introduzione (Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace)
Concerto for Orchestra Sz116 (1994 Digital Remaster): II. Gluoco delle coppie (Allegretto scherzando)
Concerto for Orchestra Sz116 (1994 Digital Remaster): III. Elegia (Andante non troppo)
Concerto for Orchestra Sz116 (1994 Digital Remaster): IV. Intermezzo interrotto (Allegretto)
Concerto for Orchestra Sz116 (1994 Digital Remaster): V. Finale (Pesante - Presto)
Violin Concerto No.2: Allegro non troppo
Violin Concerto No.2: Andante tranquillo
Violin Concerto No.2: Allegro molto
Piano Concerto No. 2 Sz95 (1995 Digital Remaster): Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 2 Sz95 (1995 Digital Remaster): Adagio - Presto - Adagio
Piano Concerto No. 2 Sz95 (1995 Digital Remaster): Allegro molto
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 Sz119: First movement: Allegretto
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 Sz119: Second movement: Adagio religioso -[poco piů mosso] - tempo I
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 Sz119: Third movement: Allegro vivace - [presto]
Violin Concerto No.1 Sz36: I. Andante sostenuto
Violin Concerto No.1 Sz36: II. Allegro giocoso

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