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Beethoven: Emperor Concerto, Sonata Op. 109 / Kovacevich, Davis


Release Date: 02/10/2011 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 422482   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Kovacevich is unsurpassed as an interpreter of this most magnificent of concertos [the Emperor]. His superb account for Philips has set a model for everyone...and, remains the strongest recommendation very well transferred." - Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs – 2005/06 Edition "Kovacevich is unsurpassed as an interpreter of this most magnificent of concertos [the Emperor]. His superb account for Philips has set a model for everyone...and, remains the strongest recommendation very well transferred." - Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs – 2005/06 Edition Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor": 1. Allegro
Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor": 2. Adagio un poco mosso
Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor": 3. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 1. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 2. Prestissimo
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 3. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung (Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo)

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