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Two Great Piano Concertos

11/19/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

We'll listen to two great piano concertos today: Mozart's Concerto No. 17 in G, played by Maria Joao Pires, and Brahms' Concerto No. 2 in Bb, played by Anton Kuerti.





Comedy Overture
Composer: Hamilton Harty
Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
CD/Album: Harty: An Irish Symphony
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8314


Piano Concerto #17 in G, K 453
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soloists: Maria Joao Pires, piano
CD/Album: Mozart: Klavierkonzerte Nr. 17 & 21
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439941


Penelope: Prelude
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Conductor: Michel Plasson
CD/Album: Faure: L'oeuvre d'Orchestre, Vol. II
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47939


Mass for Three Voices
Composer: William Byrd
Ensemble: The Tallis Scholars
Conductor: Peter Phillips
CD/Album: A Tudor Collection
Record co./Cat #: Gimell 450


String Quartet #13 "Rosamunde" in a, Op. 29, D 804
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Artemis Quartet
CD/Album: Schubert String Quartets 'Death and the Maiden,' 'Rosamunde,' Quartet in G Major
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 602512


Musical Snuffbox, Op. 32
Composer: Anatoly Liadov
Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
CD/Album: Russian Nights
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80657


Flute Quartet in G
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Telemann: Flute Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon B0004283


Piano Concerto #2 in Bb, Op. 83
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: Orchestre Metropolitain du Grand Montreal
Conductor: Joseph Rescigno
Soloists: Anton Kuerti, piano
CD/Album: Brahms: Piano Concertos and Piano Solo Works
Record co./Cat #: Analekta 9205


Trio Sonata #2 in g
Composer: Jan Dismas Zelenka
Soloists: Heinz Holliger, oboe ; Maurice Bourgue, oboe ; Klaus Thunemann, bassoon ; Christiane Jaccottet, harpsichord
CD/Album: Zelenka: Trio Sonatas
Record co./Cat #: ECM 1671


In The Mountain Country
Composer: E. J. Moeran
Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Conductor: Vernon Handley
CD/Album: Moeran: 3 Rhapsodies - Fingerhut/Ulster Orch/Handley
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8639


Violin Concerto (for String Orchestra) in d
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Soloists: Viktoria Mullova, violin (MOO-loh-vah)
CD/Album: Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Philips 432077


Intermezzo in C, Op. 119/3
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Anton Kuerti, piano
CD/Album: Brahms: Piano Concertos and Piano Solo Works
Record co./Cat #: Analekta 9205
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