Wikipedia's article about it has a little analysis that amounts to a bit of a listening guide. The violin is firmly centre stage and you get to really appreciate how clever Mozart’s melodies were without all the orchestral stuff getting in the way.. 20 in D minor – K. 466. Mozart: The Great Piano Concertos, Vol. Murray Perahia (piano)English Chamber Orchestra (1975-1988)Sony 82876 872302 (12 CDs). ", By jjfan in forum Recorded Music and Publications, By ScipioAfricanus in forum Classical Music Discussion, By Day in forum Recorded Music and Publications, All times are GMT +1. Four complete cycles stand out for their consistency of vision and accomplishment…, Daniel Barenboim (piano)English Chamber Orchestra (1967-1974)EMI 572 9302 (10 CDs). Einen Tag nach der Fertigstellung wurde das Klavierkonzert am 11. Among Mozart's piano works, none are explicitly written with a part for a pedal-board. We compare the finest complete recorded cycles of all 27 of the composer's sublime Concertos for keyboard... Alongside Bach’s cantatas, Beethoven’s String Quartets and Haydn’s Symphonies, Mozart’s series of 27 solo and multiple Piano Concertos are among the most sublime musical collectives ever committed to manuscript. However, according to Leopold's report, at the first performance of Piano Concerto No. 2. The best recordings of Mozart’s Piano Concertos, Click here to subscribe to BBC Music Magazine, Winners of Oscars for Best Original Score: all the nominated soundtracks from the history of the Academy Awards, Violinist Callum Smart on how he grew his social media following during lockdown, 6 of the Best: Beethoven’s overlooked works. After completing it in early 1785, Mozart performed as the soloist at its world premiere on February 11, 1785. 20 in D Minor (K. 466), Mozart, who was the soloist and conductor, used his own piano, equipped with a pedal-board. Her impressive ability to multi-task without losing focus is astounding - she both conducts the Cleveland Orchestra and plays the solo piano. Graced by classic Philips engineering of pearly luminescence and expert accompaniments from Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, this is a cycle for all seasons, whose supremely natural grace and poise are balm to the senses. His poetic sensibilities and sonority are perfectly matched in this music. Already have an account with us? The best recording… Daniel Barenboim (piano) English Chamber Orchestra (1967-1974) EMI 572 9302 (10 CDs) For the sheer exhilaration of discovering these extraordinary works as if for the very first time, Daniel Barenboim’s (right) first integral cycle with … Save when you subscribe today and get your magazine + CD delivered direct to your door from the UK! Barenboim’s ability to create a convincing emotional narrative, familiar from his Beethoven Sonata recordings of the same period, turns each work into a must-hear conversation piece in which every phrase becomes an unmistakable musical metaphor. Klavierkonzert entstand im Februar 1785 in Wien. Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. You can unsubscribe at any time. 20 of the best Beethoven recordings of all time. Es gilt als erstes sogenanntes sinfonisches Konzert Mozarts. By entering your details, you are agreeing to Classical Music terms and conditions and privacy policy. He produces a glowing yet articulate, luminescent sound quality that is as near perfection in this music as one is ever likely to encounter. 3 in G major, KV216, F. Magle - Contemporary Classical Composer, Organist and Pianist. I must say, too, that the Mozart Piano Concerto #1, which is an early transcription of someone else's composition by Mozart, found a superb reading on the Naxos label with Hungarian pianist Jenö Jandó. Even when Mozart is at his most operatically bubbly, as in the finale of No. March 30, 2020 at 10:00 am . The first movement is a dainty affair (very Downton, actually), but it's the final movement where the violin really gets to show off. It’s almost … I spent a fortune on deodorant before I realized that people don't like me anyway. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. I cannot go without posting Mitsuko Uchida's recording of Mozart's Piano Concertos 20 & 27. Come on, don’t be mean – this concerto is perfect. Piano Concerto No. Of Mozart’s only two minor-key piano concertos, Piano Concerto No. 1. The four B flat concertos – K238, K450, K456 and K595 (the last of all) – have proved among the most elusive of all on disc, yet in Brendel’s inspired hands they sound utterly cherishable. Das 20. Rarely has the uncontainable exuberance of Mozart’s celebratory opening allegros – the two D major Concertos K451 and K537 (‘Coronation’), for example – been so joyously conveyed, nor the intimidating, Don Giovanni-esque insinuations of the D minor K466 made to sound so deeply unsettling. He extends the same degree of care to the orchestral parts as he does his own, so that one senses the sea change in the C minor central movement of K271 as a jewel of musical intensity. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 (Emperor) Let’s start as we mean to go on. Piano Concerto No. Quite apart from the music’s interpretative challenges that sit on a knife-edge between restrained elegance and passion, absolute precision and spontaneity, laughter and tears, the successful Mozartian must encompass a virtuoso exuberance that is never showy, a glowing cantabile touch free of self-awareness and an uncluttered clarity of thought that avoids the clink of Dresden china. Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)Philharmonia Orchestra (1972-1987)Decca 443 7272 (10 discs). I have literally hundreds of recordings of Mozart's Piano Concertos, and none of them are "definitive" for me. Whether listened to in sequence or picked out at random, each one is a polished gem that one can’t imagine ever being equalled, let alone surpassed – that is, until you move onto the next! Klavierkonzert in d-Moll, KV 466 ist ein Klavierkonzert von Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This remains one of his defining pianistic achievements in the recording studio. 23. For exquisite keyboard command, no one quite matches Murray Perahia. Time: 1874-75. Mozart: Piano Concerto #20 in D minor, K. 466, is one of the most beloved and popular in the repertoire - at the moment, it is even tied (with Brahms's 2nd) as the most strongly recommended piano concerto on the Talk Classical community's favorite and most highly recommended works. This is arguably the … The glorious 17 with Andreas Staier is not outclassed though, (the 17 was Leonard Bernstein´s favourite piece of music). Decca. Considered one of Tchaikovsky’s most popular works, it is the definitely one of the best piano concertos. Wikipedia's article about it has a little analysis that amounts to a bit of a listening guide. That or Dinu Lipatti´s 21st with Karajan, but that of course is not a studio recording. Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 20 & 27. 20 was his first, and one Ludwig van Beethoven admired and kept within his personal repertoire. Like a first-rate, page-turning novel, these remarkable recordings from the late 1960s and early ’70s are so alive and infectiously compelling that as each concerto ends one can’t wait to move on to the next instalment. We name the best albums and recordings every Beethoven lover needs to add to their collection Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Pinterest; Share on Whatsapp; Share on Reddit; Share on Blogger; Email to a friend; This competition is now closed. In even the four early Concertos, adapted from the music of Raupach, Honauer, Schobert and CPE Bach, he invests every phrase with the same microcosmic shades of expression that distinguish the later masterpieces. Mozart: Piano Concerto #20 in D minor, K. 466, is one of the most beloved and popular in the repertoire - at the moment, it is even tied (with Brahms's 2nd) as the most strongly recommended piano concerto on the Talk Classical community's favorite and most highly recommended works.