Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 4; Scriabin: Prométhée ()

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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 4; Scriabin: Prométhée - Alain Lefèvre (piano); Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal; Kent Nagano (conductor)
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  1. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40
  2. Symphony No. 5 in F sharp major for piano, organ, chorus & orchestra ("Prometheus, Poem of Fire"), Op. 60
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The pairing is fresh: Rachmaninov and Scriabin are thought of as polar opposites, but in fact they were friends, admired each other, and had more in common than fans of either one might care to admit. The program is noteworthy: it includes one of the very few performances on the market of the original 1926 version of the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40. The work was poorly received when it was premiered (by Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1927), and Rachmaninov took the criticism to heart and ...

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 4; Scriabin: Prométhée 2012, Analekta

UPC: 774204928827

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