MA Music, Leisure and Travel Instrumentation. John's recording of the Grieg Piano Concerto John has been busy over the last few months publishing recordings on YouTube and Facebook. 16 - Edvard Grieg on AllMusic This became a popular concerto coupling back in the days of vinyl, as the pieces shared similar keys, lengths, and orchestral scorings. Leif Ove Andsnes and Mariss Jansons turn in one of the best Grieg Concerto recordings in many a moon. one of the following additional piano concertos: Ludwig van Beethoven: - Piano Concerto No. 3 years ago; 0 0. This new PENTATONE release of ''Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. The Cover of the New Blu-Ray DVD and Audio CD from 2L Recordings in Norway. It also contains excellent performances and recordings of Grieg's lesser know Symphony and Concert Overture "In … His slow movement is by turns balmy and ecstatic, and the finale has terrific drive. Find recording details and track inforamtion for Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. https://www.gramophone.co.uk/features/article/top-10-grieg-recordings The premiere recording of this version was by the British piano duo Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 (Emperor) Let’s start as we mean to go on. At times you might think the wind could have been a shade more distant, particularly in the ‘By the seashore’ movement but there’s no want of atmosphere here – quite the contrary! 16 - Edvard Grieg on AllMusic Made with the Berlin Philharmonic, his 2004 recording of the Norwegian composer’s Piano Concerto was not only named “Best CD of the Year” by the New York Timesand awarded a coveted “Rosette” by the Penguin Guide, but also – like the pianist’s album of Grieg’s Lyric Pieces– scored him one of his six Gramophone Awards. What are your picks? In most minds, when you ask about Grieg you’ll hear about the famous a-minor piano concerto, and obviously the Peer Gynt suite (Morning Mood has been abused in many commercials, and In the Hall of the Mountain King is well known from many … This marvellous recording reveals Lipatti’s synthesis of the highest level of musicality with transcendent technique. By his own admission Gilels discovered in Grieg’s Lyric Pieces a “whole world of intimate feeling” and at the 1974 sessions fought tirelessly to capture their intricate mix of innocence and experience. Lupu. Audio CD. Track Listing. 2. I don’t feel I did justice to Grieg’s Second Piano Concerto in B minor with the recordings I shared. The cellist is also deeply moving in the solo opening of the third movement before the lively Halling bursts in...' Read the review, 'His way with the Piano Concerto is magnificently assured and free of self-serving idiosyncrasy but it is in the Ballade that he achieves his greatest stature and distinction. To me, the music in the Grieg piano concerto sounds very modern for its day. It took him three days, and then he recorded it. Grieg’s A minor Piano Concerto, with its plethora of great tunes, is one of the most popular … The Best of Grieg including the Piano Concerto in A minor. The presence of the overture In Autumn and the Old Norwegian Romance with Variations gives the programme a Beechamesque feel. While this concerto has often been dismissed as a showpiece, Lipatti’s reading is a superb … All three recordings are published for the first time; what is more, the one of the Grieg concert played in December 1984 is the only recording made public by the virtuoso pianist. Grieg - Peer Gynt / Piano Concerto. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor op.16 Moszkowski: Piano Concerto in E op.59 The two piano … Felicities abound, not least the agile bravura of the first-movement cadenza and captivating skip of the finale. In most minds, when you ask about Grieg you’ll hear about the famous a-minor piano concerto, and obviously the Peer Gynt suite (Morning Mood has been abused in many commercials, and In the Hall of the Mountain King is well known from many … I received the new Japanese SACD containing a 4.0 and a stereo version. 16, 2nd movement: Adagio Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: James Judd, piano: Ronan O'Hora Grieg’s three staples of orchestral literature are here featured on Decca’s virtuoso series, combining Blomstedt’s definitive Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2 from 1989 and the highly competitive 1971 stereo recording of Sir Colin Davis and pianist Stephen Kovacevich in the a-minor concerto. When it comes to piano concertos, no two composers wrote more compatible concertos than Grieg and Schumann. But now I have been enjoying piano concertos. This is arguably the … 4 in G major, Op. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. The piano is slightly backward in the mix, and extramusical noises such as audience coughs, moving chairs, and loud page turns don’t help matters. I searched for this recording on the glowing review of an ARG critic who described it as the finest Grieg Piano Concerto recording ever made. The Ballade (Op. The Ravel recording from May 1974 represents another unforgettable musical experience and no doubt also one of the best Ravel creations ever performed by Moravec. About Mark Allen Group $11.99 Schumann/Grieg: Klavierkonzerte (Piano Concertos) Zimerman. View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jul 2016 Posts 31 Post Thanks / Like Likes (Given) … I like it for its ruggedness, virility and coldness: a bracing north wind blows through it, and when the piano enters in the second movement, you'd think you could hear a bird singing from the top of a tall pine tree. It's certainly extremely pleasing, full of nourishing music that isn't too pretentious or sentimental, but still thrilling. Thanks in advance. Nearly 90 years ago, in 1920, Percy Grainger recorded Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto for the Aeolian Company's Duo-Art reproducing piano, an event of great historical importance, since Grieg regarded Grainger as his favourite pianist. Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. He enjoys the company of some first-class soloists, lead by Barbara Booney, and a very … The Best of Grieg including the Piano Concerto in A minor. 16 and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. This was recorded in DSD with the help of the Sony DSD team way back in 2002 and edited on a Sonoma DSD workstation, so it is pure DSD. I also like it for its originality and its total absence of mawkishness.\"--Richter At the same time the music is so richly varied: the insistent dactylic rhythm of ‘Melody’ creates a strange unsettling poetic ambience, while the central oasis of calm in ‘Wedding Day at Troldhaugen’ would surely melt a heart of stone. 16 and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. - 0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 ( - ) - V / V / V - 19237 × ⇩ - piupianissimo They fit comfortably on one LP, one to a side, and in fact that is the way this particular recording was first issued. 4.6 out of 5 stars 56. Favourites, Edvard Grieg. Edvard Grieg is one of the two (three if you count Nielsen) well known Scandinavian composers, the other one being Sibelius. Also, I'll throw out a recommendation to anyone who likes either impressionism, romanticism, or a combination of the two … Allegro moderato (10:17) Peer Gynt Suite no. Sergei Rachmaninoff, pianist, with Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra, recorded in 1941. ', WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne / Eivind Aadland, 'The first two discs in this ‘Complete Symphonic Works’ series were outstanding. Vitaliy Katsenelson. CHAN 5190 . Is this the best recording of the Grieg and Schumann concertos ever made? Performance time of the whole concerto is usually just under 30 minutes. I only hope that I am not wrong.\"\"I've always liked the Grieg Concerto. The Cover of the New Blu-Ray DVD and Audio CD from 2L Recordings in Norway. The concerto is rightly popular, and in a convincing performance under Jan Latham-Koenig, Bebbington reminds us why. His most recent achievement is a performance of the Grieg Piano Concerto, recording and mixing both the solo and orchestral reduction. The enduring popularity of Grieg's Piano Concerto has ensured its use in a wide variety of contexts. Edvard Grieg. The Munich Philharmonic, while not world reknown, plays beautifully under Kempe's precise and loving leadership. Who would have thought the Grieg and Schumann piano concertos could come up as fresh as paint, as alive with both opulent and delicate emotional fervour as on the day they were written? The pianist (Mary Rose Jordan) was absolutely amazing, and I was blown away by the integration of piano and orchestra. I found a much better recording. Come on, don’t be mean – this concerto is perfect. 3 in C minor, Op. A concerto album from Stephen Hough is always a significant event. But Aadland and his astonishingly well-integrated German ensemble – by this I mean that they are guided into a natural-sounding Nordic style – need fear nothing by way of competition, not even from the RPO’s dream woodwind section...' Read the review, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli pf New Philharmonia Orchestra / Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 'A sense of joyous rhapsody buoys up Michelangeli’s playing from first note to last, yet everything is founded on a bedrock of high intelligence, taste and natural authority. In that contrast, Andsnes is firmly supported by Jansons and the Berlin Philharmonic, with playing not just refined but dramatic too in fiercely exciting tuttis...' Read the review, Stephen Kovacevich pf BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis, 'Kovacevich’s indelibly fresh performance has enchanted for over three decades now. If your main interest lies with the Grieg, don’t hesitate to buy this disc. 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