The Beethoven Journey: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 - Leif Ove Andsnes (piano); Ludwig van Beethoven (candenza); Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Leif Ove Andsnes (conductor)
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  1. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
  2. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
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The presence of the young Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the decision by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes to conduct it from the keyboard may lead you to expect a smaller-scale performance than listeners actually get here, in this second album of Andsnes' "Beethoven Journey." Certainly this isn't keyboard-pounding Beethoven. The slow movement of the Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, has none of the giant-stomping-around quality it often received in golden-age recordings. But neither is the chamber-sized Beethoven. Instead, ...

The Beethoven Journey: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 2014, Sony Classical

UPC: 888837054829

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