Mozart Piano Concertos Conrad Tao

Clifford Curzon - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 21 & 23 (2009)

Clifford Curzon - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 21 & 23 (2009)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, conducted by George Hurst
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bernhard Klee

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 268 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BBC Music | # BBC MM303 | Time: 00:56:04

Clifford Curzon was among the finest English pianists of the twentieth century, known for his clear, ego-less performances of the German Classical and Romantic masterpieces. A quiet intellectual who nevertheless possessed a formidable technique, Curzon played everything from Mozart to Liszt with equal authority. His fans often cite this ability to emphasize the personality of each composer, rather than his own, as his most distinctive quality. Curzon recorded for the Decca label for over 30 years, leaving behind a modestly sized, but musically impressive catalog. His recordings of Mozart and Schubert are considered his best.
Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503 (2016)

Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, booklet | 77:09 min | 287 MB
Label: Alpha Classics | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Olivier Cavé has already made several acclaimed discs for Aeon (Clementi, Haydn, Bach, Scarlatti). This student of Nelson Goerner, Maria Tipo and Aldo Ciccolini invariably impresses listeners with the refinement of his playing. Today he presents a programme of three piano concertos with a conductor whose ventures into Mozart are always crowned with success: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
Mozart - Piano Concertos: Nos. 5, 8, 17, 27 (Frager, Zacharias, Ranki, Madzar) (2013/1989-90)

Mozart - Piano Concertos: Nos. 5, 8, 17, 27 (Frager, Zacharias, Ránki, Madžar) (2013/1989-90)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.22 Gb (DVD9) | 120 min
Classical | EuroArts

Mozart, who composed 21 piano concerti, can be regarded as the “inventor” of the popular piano concerto. Although J.S. Bach and his son had written numerous concerti for harpsichord or fortepiano and orchestra before him, Mozart’s enormous input to the genre is mostly due to his concerti being regarded as ‘popular music’ by his contemporaries: to be enjoyed and replaced quickly by newer works. For this series on four DVDs, the most influential, the most artistically challenging and the most popular piano concerti have been selected to be performed by the best Mozart interpreters of our time. The last volume features pianists Christian Zacharias, Malcolm Frager, Deszö Ránki and Aleksandar Madzar performing the piano concerti Nos. 5, 8, 17 & 27. The performances on this DVD were shot in highly attractive historical venues – at the Teatro Scientifico del Bibiena in Mantua, in the 18th century Schwetzingen Palace and in the Grosse Galerie at Schloss Schönbrunn in Vienna – capturing the atmosphere of Mozart’s lifetime.
Mozart - Piano Concertos: Nos. 1, 4, 23, 24 (Holtmann, Kocsis, Previn) (2013/1989-90)

Mozart - Piano Concertos: Nos. 1, 4, 23, 24 (Holtmann, Kocsis, Previn) (2013/1989-90)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.22 Gb (DVD9) | 99 min
Classical | EuroArts

Mozart, who composed 21 piano concerti, can be regarded as the “inventor” of the popular piano concerto. Although J.S. Bach and his son had written numerous concerti for harpsichord or fortepiano and orchestra before him, Mozart’s enormous input to the genre is mostly due to his concerti being regarded as ‘popular music’ by his contemporaries: to be enjoyed and replaced quickly by newer works. For this series on four DVDs, the most influential, the most artistically challenging and the most popular piano concerti have been selected to be performed by the best Mozart interpreters of our time. The second volume features pianists André Previn, Zoltán Kocsis and Heidrun Holtmann performing the piano concerti Nos 1, 4, 23 and 24. The performances on this DVD were shot in highly attractive baroque venues – at the Teatro Scientifico del Bibiena in Mantua, in the Rittersaal of the Palais Waldstein in Prague and in the Grosse Galerie at Schloss Schönbrunn in Vienna – capturing the atmosphere of Mozart’s lifetime.
Mozart - Piano Concertos Vol. I-VI (Christian Zacharias, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne) [2003-2010]

Mozart - Piano Concertos Vol. I-VI (Christian Zacharias, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne) [2003-2010]
Classical | EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 6cd, 1.32 GB
Label: MDG | Catalog Number: 340 1182-2,340 1298-2,940 1488-6,940 1529-6,940 1562-6,940 1646-6

Six piano concertos in a mere twelve months: in no other year was Mozart as productive in this genre as he was in 1784. Christian Zacharias and his Lausanne Chamber Orchestra have taken considerably more time with their interpretations of Mozart’s piano concertos – and with sensational results. This complete recording even now promises to occupy one of the top ranks on international lists: Zacharias is able perfectly and seamlessly to transfer his inimitable touch and sound culture to the orchestra.
Ronald Brautigam, Die Kolner Akademie - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 18 & 22 (2014)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concertos Nos. 18 in B flat major & 22 in E flat major (2014)
Ronald Brautigam, fortepiano; Die Kölner Akademie; Michael Alexander Willens, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 263 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 147 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-2044 | Time: 01:00:03

The sixth disc in this highly acclaimed series combine two works in which Mozart's powers as an orchestrator come to the fore. Concerto No. 18 in B flat major, K 456, is sometimes referred to as one of the composers military concertos on the basis of the march-like main theme of the first movement. But more striking is the variety of ways that Mozart employs the various groups of instruments: strings, wind instruments and, of course, the piano. This aspect certainly didn't pass unnoticed by a listener as initiated as Mozart's father Leopold: in a letter to his daughter Nannerl he described how his enjoyment of the orchestral interplay had brought tears to his eyes.

Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at April 26, 2015
Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)

Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)
Classical, Chamber, Concerto | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,36 Gb | Covers 83 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 1995

This 9-disc set includes the mature solo piano concertos in performances by Andras Schiff and the Salzburg Camerata Academica under Sandor Vegh. The piano sound is notably more recessed than in other versions, giving more attention to the orchestral half of the musical dialog. Additionally, the Bosendorfer piano used by Schiff produces a sound that will not be confused with a modern Steinway.
Fray, Zweden, Philharmonia Orchestra - Mozart: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 (2011)

Fray, Zweden, Philharmonia Orchestra - Mozart: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 256 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | Catalog Number: 41964

Award winning pianist David Fray – named Instrumentalist of the Year in France’s Victoires de la Musique 2010 – retains his focus on Austro-German repertoire with his second CD of concertos for Virgin Classics: Mozart’s Concertos Nos 22 and 25 with London’s Philharmonia Orchestra under Dutch violinist-turned-conductor (and Music Director of the Dallas Symphony), Jaap van Zweden.
Mozart: Piano Concertos No 24 And 25 / Brautigam, Willens, Die Kolner Akademie (2011)

Mozart: Piano Concertos No 24 And 25 / Brautigam, Willens, Die Kolner Akademie (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 231 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1894

Ronald Brautigam, with the congenial support of Die Kölner Akademie, under Michael Alexander Willens, here performs Mozart’s Piano Concertos Nos. 24 and 25, both composed in 1786. The C major concerto is in fact one of the most expansive of all classical piano concertos, rivalling Beethoven’s fifth concerto. Their grandeur immediately made them popular fare in the concert hall – Mendelssohn, for instance, had No.24 in his repertoire through the 1820s and 1830s.
Keith Jarrett - W.A. Mozart. Piano Concertos, Symphony and more (1996, 1999) [4CD] {ECM New Series} [combined repost]

Keith Jarrett - W.A. Mozart. Piano Concertos, Symphony and more (1996, 1999) [4CD] {ECM New Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 971 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 556 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 81 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1996, 1999 ECM Records | ECM 1565~66 / ECM 1624~25
Classical / Piano

Keith Jarrett evidently has carte blanche to do anything he wants at Manfred Eicher's ECM label – and thus encouraged, he takes ample risks in a field that is swamped with able and formidable competitors.