Great Pianists Of The Bell Telephone Hour 1959-1967

Release Date: 6/25/2002
Catalog Number: 4216
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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Great Pianists of the Bell Telephone Hour (1959- 1967) Grant Johannesen Gershwin: Concerto in F (2/10/59). Claudio Arrau Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor", 3rd movement (10/22/62). Byron Janis Prokofiev: Piano Concerto #3 in C major, Op. 26, 3rd movement (10/22/63). Jorge Bolet Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (2/3/61) Orchestra conducted by Paul Whiteman. Van Cliburn Schumann: Widmung (arr. Liszt); Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83, 2nd movement (9/30/60). Byron Janis Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30, 3rd movement (9/24/62). John Browning Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15, 3rd movement (2/4/63). Grant Johannesen Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, 1st movement (3/16/62). Lorin Hollander Chopin: Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2; Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103, "Egyptian", 3rd movement (11/6/59). Philippe Entremont Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44, 2nd movement (12/3/63). Robert Casadesus Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata", 3rd movement; Bach: Concerto for 3 Pianos in D minor, BWV 1063, 3rd movement with Gaby & Jean Casadesus (2/25/64); Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B-flat minor, Op. 58, 4th movement (2/12/67). José Iturbi de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance; Liszt: Hungarian Fantasy, S 123 (4/1/60) DVD $39.95 VHS $34.95 The Bell Telephone Orchestra. All selections conducted by Donald Voorhees, except "Rhapsody in Blue," conducted by Paul Whiteman.. Live. Color, Approx. 2hours, 10 min.
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer: Grant Johannesen (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; USA
2. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1809 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26: Finale by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Byron Janis (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917-1921 ; USA
4. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer: Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor: Paul Whiteman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
5. Widmung (Schumann) for Piano, S 566 by Franz Liszt
Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848 ; Weimar, Germany
6. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 2nd movement, Allegro appassionato by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1881 ; Austria
7. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 3rd movement, Alla breve by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Byron Janis (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909 ; Russia
8. Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15: 3rd movement, Rondo by Johannes Brahms
Performer: John Browning (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1858 ; Germany
9. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Grant Johannesen (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868/1907 ; Norway
10. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Lorin Hollander (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Paris, France
11. Concerto for Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 103 "Egyptian": 3rd movement, Molto allegro by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Lorin Hollander (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Egypt
12. Concerto for Piano no 3 in E flat major, Op. 29: 2nd movement by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
13. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 3rd movement, Allegro ma non troppo-Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Robert Casadesus (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1804-1805 ; Vienna, Austria
14. Concerto for 3 Harpsichords in D minor, BWV 1063: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Gaby Casadesus (Piano), Robert Casadesus (Piano), Jean Casadesus (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
15. Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58: 4th movement, Presto non tanto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Robert Casadesus (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Paris, France
16. El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1915 ; Spain
17. Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra, S 123 by Franz Liszt
Performer: José Iturbi (Piano)
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1852 ; Weimar, Germany
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