Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos (3CD)

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Artist:
Glenn Gould

Glenn Gould (piano)

Columbia Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra & American Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Golschmann & Leopold Stokowski

"Visionary accounts of Beethoven's Concertos. The Fourth Concerto is guaranteed to turn body and mind into a single erogenous zone, while the Second is given a wonderfully uncomplicated performance high on musical intelligence and untrammelled vitality.

Gould once wrote of the Beethoven concertos: "It was in the Fourth Concerto that the ultimate of condensation, of unity with the solo exposition, of imagination, and of discipline was attained". And, my goodness, how that idea is realized here in a performance (conducted by Bernstein) of quite exceptional trenchancy and musical cosanguinity."

- Gramophone 1993

   Tracklisting:
 
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  30th Street Studio, New York, NY 
Length: 34 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Cadenzas: Glenn Gould 
 

 

Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/20/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 36 Minutes 41 Secs. 
 

 

Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19  
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1957 
Venue:  30th Street Studio, New York, NY 
Length: 27 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 

 

Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1959 
Venue:  30th Street Studio, New York, NY 
Length: 37 Minutes 27 Secs. 

 

Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" 
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1966 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 42 Minutes 39 Secs.