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Leon Fleisher Plays Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5; Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Mozart: Concerto No. 25 / Szell - Cleveland Orch. [5 CDs]

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In amazingly solid, vibrant remastered sound, Sony has resurrected these mighty performances, which are vital documents of this pianist's early prowess - stunning technique, penetrating musicianship, and well-channeled passion.


Works:

Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1858; Germany
Date of Recording: 02/1958
Venue: Cleveland, Ohio
Length: 46 Minutes 48 Secs.

Variations and Fugue for Piano in B flat major on a theme by Handel, Op. 24 by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1861; Germany
Date of Recording: 1956
Venue: Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC
Length: 25 Minutes 10 Secs.

Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Jules Eskin (Cello), Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1881; Austria
Date of Recording: 10/1962
Venue: Cleveland, Ohio
Length: 47 Minutes 26 Secs.

Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39 by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1865; Austria
Date of Recording: 08/1956
Venue: Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC
Length: 18 Minutes 12 Secs.

Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 25 in C major, K 503 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 25 in C major, K 503 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria



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