Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3
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|1||Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18||Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||--||Album Only||View In iTunes|
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||11:13||Work Only||View In iTunes|
II. Adagio Sostenuto
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||11:04||Work Only||View In iTunes|
III. Allegro Scherzando
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||11:42||Work Only||View In iTunes|
|2||Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30||Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||--||Album Only||View In iTunes|
I. Allegro Ma Non Tanto
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||17:21||Work Only||View In iTunes|
II. Intermezzo - Adagio
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||11:11||Work Only||View In iTunes|
III. Finale - Alla Breve
|Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yefim Bronfman & Philharmonia Orchestra||14:35||Work Only||View In iTunes|
The BEST Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 is here
The combination of conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen (the Philharmonia Orchestra) and pianist Yefim Bronfman turns this album into one of the best recording studio performances of Rachmaninov's beloved and undeniably-romantic Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor. I've never heard of Bronfman before this album, but this recording clearly shows his great talent. Kudos to the conductor, the pianist, and the recording studio (Sony label) and to iTunes ..... this is a top-notch recording of one of the most loved pieces in Rachmaninov's reportoire. This album is already worth it just for the Piano Concerto #2 alone, but it also includes the #3 concerto, also played just as superbly.
Saw Bronfman with the Detroit Symphony, WOW. most incredible thing I have ever seen. Make sure you see him live...
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