Rudolf Serkin & Rena Kyriakou Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Alloy Gold UQCD
Rudolf Serkin & Rena Kyriakou Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Alloy Gold UQCD

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Rudolf Serkin & Rena Kyriakou Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Alloy Gold UQCD

Rudolf Serkin & Rena Kyriakou

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TMIGCD1072
UPC:
4893280010724
High Quality Performance Alloy Gold UQCD!

Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 & Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in A minor. Pianists Rudolf Serkin and Rena Kyriakou perform piano concertos by Mendelssohn.

Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (op. 25) was written in 1830–1, around the same time as his fourth symphony ("Italian"), and premiered in Munich in October 1831. He had already written a piano concerto in A minor with string accompaniment (1822) and two concertos with two pianos (1823–4). The three connected movements — Molto allegro con fuoco in G minor, Andante in E major, Presto—Molto allegro e vivace in G major use several relatively new formal techniques in their brief span — for example, the piano enters very soon after the opening of the first movement, with little of an orchestral tutti to contrast with. The concerto quickly obtained popularity, and contains many sections of improvisation, one of Mendelssohn's specialities.

"...[T]he strength of his musicianship lies more in the deep insight that [Rudolf Serkin] brought to the music of the composers he holds dearest -- traditional Austrian and German masters... [O]ne of the most influential American teachers of the post-World War II era." - Blair Johnston, allmusic.com

Rena Kyriakou extensively recorded the piano music of Felix Mendelssohn. Her sound, both in recordings and in concert, was characterized by a wide palette of tone color.

Features:
• High Quality Performance Alloy Gold CD!
• Ultra Quality Mastering
• Made in Austria

Musicians:
Rudolf Serkin, piano (1-3)
Rena Kyriakou, piano (4-6)

Selections:
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

1. Molto allegro con fuoco
2. Andante
3. Presto Molto allegro e vivace
Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in A minor
4. Allegro
5. Adagio
6. Allegro ma non troppo
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High Quality Performance Alloy Gold UQCD!

Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 & Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in A minor. Pianists Rudolf Serkin and Rena Kyriakou perform piano concertos by Mendelssohn.

Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (op. 25) was written in 1830–1, around the same time as his fourth symphony ("Italian"), and premiered in Munich in October 1831. He had already written a piano concerto in A minor with string accompaniment (1822) and two concertos with two pianos (1823–4). The three connected movements — Molto allegro con fuoco in G minor, Andante in E major, Presto—Molto allegro e vivace in G major use several relatively new formal techniques in their brief span — for example, the piano enters very soon after the opening of the first movement, with little of an orchestral tutti to contrast with. The concerto quickly obtained popularity, and contains many sections of improvisation, one of Mendelssohn's specialities.

"...[T]he strength of his musicianship lies more in the deep insight that [Rudolf Serkin] brought to the music of the composers he holds dearest -- traditional Austrian and German masters... [O]ne of the most influential American teachers of the post-World War II era." - Blair Johnston, allmusic.com

Rena Kyriakou extensively recorded the piano music of Felix Mendelssohn. Her sound, both in recordings and in concert, was characterized by a wide palette of tone color.

Features:
• High Quality Performance Alloy Gold CD!
• Ultra Quality Mastering
• Made in Austria

Musicians:
Rudolf Serkin, piano (1-3)
Rena Kyriakou, piano (4-6)

Selections:
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

1. Molto allegro con fuoco
2. Andante
3. Presto Molto allegro e vivace
Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in A minor
4. Allegro
5. Adagio
6. Allegro ma non troppo
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
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0
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0
Artist
Rudolf Serkin & Rena Kyriakou
Title
Piano Concerto No. 1 and Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra
Composer
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
CD
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
12-18-2012
ASSOC
C
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0
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