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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concertos, Vol. 3 (Biret) - No. 5,


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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concertos, Vol. 3 (Biret) - No. 5, "Emperor" / Choral Fantasy (Biret Beethoven Edition, Vol. 11)

“Biret grasps the size of Beethoven’s style. The polyphony is laid out in a relaxed way with little indulgence in point making. She keeps the big line and yet is thankfully sparing in her use of fortissimos. The piano tone is sumptuous. Biret’s gentle and almost sensuous sonorities are really captivating. One is reminded that her mentor has been Wilhelm Kempff.” GRAMOPHONE
“Idil Biret gives an impressive performance. A supreme mastery of tempi, sonorities, polyphony and technique permits Biret—a disciple of Alfred Cortot—to embrace all the moods of Beethoven and gives her playing a symphonic depth rarely heard until now.” LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR
“Idil Biret has recently recorded Liszt’s transcriptions of Beethoven’s nine Symphonies for EMI. Her superbly authentic performance of the 5th Symphony, heard at her Herkülessaal recital in Munich, received a thunderous reception.” MÜNCHNER MERKUR

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor"
1.   I. Allegro 00:21:28
2.   II. Adagio un poco mosso 00:09:11
3.   III. Rondo: Allegro 00:11:01

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Kuffner, Christoph Johann Anton, lyricist(s)

  Fantasia in C Minor, Op. 80, "Choral Fantasy"
4.   Fantasia in C Minor, Op. 80, "Choral Fantasy" 00:21:11

Total Playing Time: 01:02:51

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Kuffner, Christoph Johann Anton

Wit, Antoni

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Turkish State Polyphonic Chorus

Baysal, Sema; Biret, Idil; Cayan, Gulben Ozisik; Demir, Ethem; Gencer, Ozgecan; Gulsen, Ali Sinan; Saygi, Can Serhat

Label: Idil Biret Archive

Genre: Choral - Secular; Concertos

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.571261

Barcode: 747313126170

Boxset: 8.503069; 8.501901

Physical Release: 08/2009

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