Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

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Label: NAXOS
Catalog: 8574151
Format: CD

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Petrenko, Vasily; Giltburg, Boris

Beethoven’s first two piano concertos share an abundance of lyric and virtuosic qualities. Concerto No. 1 in C major is expansive and richly orchestrated with a sublime slow movement that is tender and ardent, and a finale full of inventive humor. Concerto No. 2 in B flat major marries energy with elegance, reserving poetic breadth for its slow movement and quirky wit for the finale. Also included is the jovial Rondo, WoO 6, which Beethoven originally intended to be the finale of Concerto No. 2.

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