Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 3 & 4 - Kun Woo Paik (piano); Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orchestra; Antoni Wit (conductor)
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  1. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
  2. Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major (for the left hand), Op. 53
  3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, Op. 10
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Kun Woo Paik's energetic performances of Prokofiev's five piano concertos were released by Naxos in 1992 on two discs. This recording features the Korean virtuoso in the first, third, and fourth concertos, though in an arbitrary ordering. Assertive and sometimes strident, yet glorious in its splendid orchestration and dynamic piano writing, the Piano Concerto No. 3 makes a stunning opening. Paik delivers his relentless solo with spiky attacks and bravura runs, and his powerful performance easily dominates the orchestra. The ...

Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 3 & 4 1994, Naxos

UPC: 730099556620

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