Customer Reviews for: Mozart: Complete Piano Concertos / Perahia

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 One of the best September 11, 2012
By Simon H. Rook (Saltspring Island, BC) -- See All My Reviews
I have always been on the lookout for one of the really great performances of the Mozart Piano Concertos: Uchida, Baremboim, Perahia. When this one came up on sale I grabbed it and have not regretted it. As always Perahia's playing is immaculate but still full of emotion. He seems to understand the underlaying message of each movement of each concerto. The balance of piano and orchestra is very good and one can clearly hear all the instrumentation. If you haven't got this, you won't regret buying it. Report Abuse

 Beautifully played Mozart at an amazing price September 9, 2012
By L. Majors (Bartlesville, OK) -- See All My Reviews
These performances of the Mozart Piano Concertos are truly outstanding; and even though some of these recordings are 30+ years old the quality of the recordings are first rate. A truly outstanding value for any lover of the Mozart Piano Concertos. Report Abuse

 Amazing Deal For Wonderful Music September 5, 2012
By RONALD  DAVIES (Takoma Park, MD) -- See All My Reviews
Murray Perahia playing Mozart? 12 CD’s for $32? I couldn’t believe it. All his wonderful sensitivity and flair for the music in all its glory. And for me an introduction to many of the early concerti you rarely hear, as well as definitive readings of many of the familiar works.

If you love Mozart piano concerti this is a true treasure--and an absolutely incredible deal.
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 A Fantastic Collection. September 4, 2012
By m. jefferson (birmingham, AL) -- See All My Reviews
I purchased this complete box set of W.A. Mozart's Piano Concerti almost a month ago and it is truly a fantastic collection, with Murray Perahia and the English Chamber Orchestra. This set originates from the 1980's, and a few were recorded at the Aldebrough Music Festival back in June, 1988, at Snape Malting's Auditorium. The sound is very good; excellent, in fact, but do let me point out that as of this review, I have been able to listen to only the first ten concertoes. Regardless, I would very strongly recommend this set to anyone who loves piano music, and especially one who is searching for a complete collection of Herr Mozart's piano concertoes. It is a very good collection, indeed. Report Abuse

 Murray Perahia Owns Mozart September 4, 2012
By Victor Crick (Ladysmith, BC) -- See All My Reviews
I gave this recording five stars even though there are one or two slight hesitations in the sound on some discs. This did not sully my pleasure, however. The sound was luminous and, of course, the music was flawlessly performed by Mr. Perahia. This was an outstanding performance and an excellent purchase. Report Abuse

 Miraculous August 7, 2012
By Richard C. (Blairgowrie, Victoria) -- See All My Reviews
This is an astonishing bargain, wonderously played by Perahia and finely-supported by the ECO. The Mozart concertos are well represented in the catalogue and the Brendel set with Marriner and the ASMF is also superb, with the soloist a little more deliberate and the orchestra a little more distinctive than is the ECO. An old recording of No 24 with Solomon as soloist with Menges and the Philharmonia remains a personal favourite. Report Abuse

 Cream of the Crop!! August 4, 2012
By W. Brown (Centerburg, OH) -- See All My Reviews
Murray Perahia's Mozart cycle is a must for every seroius Classical music collector. Recorded in the early 70's and 80's, the sound is superb. Perahia really knows his Mozart- perhaps even better than some of his more recent contemporaries. Grab this one and enjoy!! Report Abuse

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