Medtner: Piano Concerto No. 3; Scriabin: Piano Concerto ()

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Medtner: Piano Concerto No. 3; Scriabin: Piano Concerto - Yevgeny Sudbin (piano); Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Litton (conductor)
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  1. Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 20
  2. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor ("Ballade"), Op. 60
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The pairing of conservative, Western-oriented Nikolay Medtner and Russian mystic Alexander Scriabin might seem odd, but the Scriabin Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 20, composed in 1897, is rooted in the style of Rachmaninov, as is the Medtner Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor, Op. 60 ("Ballade"), written almost 50 years later. But the two works sound neither like each other nor like any of the concertos of Rachmaninov, and they work well together. The Scriabin contains plenty of hints as to what was about to happen. ...

Medtner: Piano Concerto No. 3; Scriabin: Piano Concerto 2015, BIS

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