Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Hamlet Overture - Thomas Hammes (trumpet); Valentina Igoshina (piano); Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss; Lavard Skou-Larsen (conductor)

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  1. Piano Concerto No. 1, for piano, trumpet & strings, in C minor, Op. 35
  2. Hamlet, suite from the incidental music, Op. 32a (unrelated to film score)
  3. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102
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The two piano concertos of Dmitry Shostakovich may be treated as rare examples of light humor in Shostakovich's output, which requires connecting the mordant Concerto for piano, trumpet, and orchestra in C minor, Op. 35, to the more genuinely humorous Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102. Many performers, naturally enough, connect the two in ...

Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Hamlet Overture 2012, CPO

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