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Brahms, Mozart: Piano Concertos / Backhaus, Bohm

Mozart / Brahms / Backhaus / Bohm
Release Date: 11/24/2009 
Label:  Orfeo   Catalog #: 796091  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartJohannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

It was the tireless honing of his technique and interpretive skills that was the secret of Wilhelm Backhaus's success into high old age in the world's great concert halls. But however Olympian are his two performances here with the Vienna Philharmonic under Karl Böhm, they really offer us a glimpse instead of the Elysian Fields. It was the tireless honing of his technique and interpretive skills that was the secret of Wilhelm Backhaus's success into high old age in the world's great concert halls. But however Olympian are his two performances here with the Vienna Philharmonic under Karl Böhm, they really offer us a glimpse instead of the Elysian Fields. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 

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