Tchaikovsky. Complete works for piano and orchestra.

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Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Complete works for piano and orchestra
Oleg Marshev, piano
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra / Owain Arwel Hughes

International Piano

A stunning Second Concerto! – Gramophone

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1893)
DACOCD 586 (CD 1)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
(1875, revised 1879 and 1889) 36:18
[ 1 ] I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito 21:18
[ 2 ] II. Andantino simplice – Prestissimo – Tempo I 8:03
[ 3 ] III. Allegro con fuoco – Molto meno mosso – Allegro vivo(MP3 sample Sound) 6:57

[ 4 ] Allegro in C minor for piano and strings (1863-64) 2:30

[ 5 ] Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat, Op. 75 (1892-93)
Allegro brillante – Poco meno – Allegro molto vivace 16:20

Andante and Finale in B flat / E flat, Op. 79 (1893)
(2nd and 3rd movements to Piano concerto No 3, orchestrated by Sergey Taneyev)
[ 6 ] Andante: Andante – Più mosso – Tempo I 14:28
[ 7 ] Finale: Allegro maestoso – Maestoso – Presto 9:01

DACOCD 587 (CD 2)
Piano Concerto No 2 in G, Op. 44 (1880) 45:15
[ 1 ] I. Allegro brillante e molto vivace(MP3 sample Sound) 20:56
[ 2 ] II. Andante non troppo
(Alexander Zeiher, violin; Vincent Stadlmaier, violoncello) 16:43
[ 3 ] III. Allegro con fuoco – Poco più mosso 7:36

Concert Fantasia in G, Op. 56 (1884) 30:17
[ 4 ] I. Quasi Rondo: Andante mosso 16:11
[ 5 ] Piano solo: Lo stesso tempo, ma molto capriccioso e rubato (3:26)
[ 6 ] Tempo I (3:30)
[ 7 ] II. Contrastes: Andante cantabile – Più mosso quasi moderato assai –
Molto vivace – Vivacissimo – Allegro moderato – Vivacissimo –
Molto più tranquillo – Vivace – Vivacissimo 14:06
Oleg Marshev – Piano
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Owain Arwel Hughes – Conductor

What a splendid triumph for Oleg, the orchestra, conductor, producer, engineer.
I mean this is seriously, powerfully good. And such great authority.
Knocks just about everyone else into a cocked hat.
Profoundly, passionately impressed. Thank you so much.

Ates Orga

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