Its structured as a set of 24 variations on the theme of the 24th and final of the famous violin virtuoso paganini s caprices for solo violin which you can hear here. Romantic piano concertos cd1 johann baptist cramer 17711858 piano concerto no. Romantic piano concertos classical piano music of the romantic age. I bought this on a whim when the price dipped below fifty bucks. The work was written in that period just before the second world war and its always struck me that it deserves better than its almost complete neglect. On the beautiful blue danube composers of the romantic period 15. They were capable of making music that was very loud and then very quiet. During the romantic period, the piano pianoforte became the most popular single instrument. Composers of piano concertos, names beginning with b. A renewal of forms, too innovative for its time, brahmss piano. The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings. Including over 60 composers and spanning the entire romantic period, this impressive 40 cd set aims to bring some of the more obscure piano concertos of that era into the limelight.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It became a musical symbol of romanticism, and was enlarged to give it a wider range and more tonal power. Romantic piano concertos 5 classical piano music of the. Niklas sivelov piano, malmo symphony orchestra, mario venzago. Please note that a few volumes are now out of print. In an arranged marriage she leaves her native scotland accompanied by her daughter and her beloved piano. Both were amazing players in their own right, that followed one of the romantic eras most prominent ideals. I recorded it for my british piano concertos series and of the works included, i think its my favourite. In looking at the piano virtuosos of the romantic era, two names immediately come to mind. The romantic piano concerto hyperion records cds, mp3 and. I suggest that you all check them out if you already havent. The romantic piano concerto label releases discogs. Classical and romantic piano concertos, an extensive list of classical and romantic piano concertos, and other music for piano and orchestra from the same period. Also see their series exploring the romantic violin concerto, the romantic cello concerto, and the classical piano concerto.
Piano music of the romantic era music appreciation. A list of most of the classical and romantic piano concertos, plus other music for piano and orchestra from the same period. The piano 2 hours and 01 minutes movie 1994 it is the midnineteenth century. Hyperions ongoing series exploring the romantic piano concerto is the most thorough to date in seeking out and uncovering lost musical gems from this important period. The second movement might have revealed some more delicate.
Well, i wouldnt go for the grieg, though it is a, lets say thankful concerto. Her piano concerto has the heft and torrent of music that needs to be written and danny. This is not only one of the greatest works for piano and orchestra ever written, its also one of the most famous works of the romantic era. The romantic piano concerto series page 1 of 8 presto classical. The orchestra used many more instruments to make bigger sounds. This release volume 70 of hyperions whopping romantic piano. Nov 10, 2017 this 40 cd set contains a wealth of 19th century piano concertos written by composers who for some reason or other have been neglected by history, so called minor masters who may have lost. These are the 20 best piano concertos ever written. Such seems shortsighted as these works are the kind to convert occasional concertgoers into real fans of classical music at least of the romantic period. And while these may have been recorded numerous times, why do we allow other concertos of the period to languish in obscurity. With piano forms growing more in the romantic era, which included more personalization with nationalism and improvisation, pianists in this time would express themselves in their music. Romantic piano concertos 40cd various artists release. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.
Schumann was one of the greatest composers of the romantic era the best schumann works feature piano. This chunk of repertoire contains some really popular, widely beloved music. May 18, 2017 easy and concerto are two words that one doesnt hear together very often. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Why is it that, when asked to name the most magnificent piano concertos of the romantic age, only a select few spring to mind. This 40 cd set contains a wealth of 19th century piano concertos written by composers who for some reason or other have been neglected by history, so. Romantic piano concertos brilliant classics 95300 40 cds. By definition, a concerto is a musical piece usually in 3 sections for a solo instrument and an orchestra.
Romantic piano concertos classical piano music of the romantic. I have already recommended this without any reservations to all my classical. Also listed are some tonal post romantic concertos. Dont forget the piano concertos of lutoslawski, szymanowski, and panufnik, three very very important polish composers of the 20th century who all wrote very good piano concertos. A romantic concerto can get people in the door for an orchestra concert, especially if its rachmaninoff or tchaikovsky. Play fulllength songs from romantic piano concertos, vol. Some beautifully applied goldenage style from sivelov bbc music magazine. For those of a certain age and a musically adventurous disposition, as well as a liking for garish lp sleeves, this fine set should bring back memories. Explore releases from the the romantic piano concerto label. The 20 most romantic pieces of classical music for piano. Discover whats missing in your discography and shop for the romantic piano concerto releases. Romantic piano concertos brilliant classics 95300 ssi.
The piano reached such heights of popularity that it became the favorite household instrument with every family that could. The concept of the romantic piano concerto series was born at a lunch meeting. Romantic piano concertos by various artists on amazon music. They arent exactly romantic, but they beat out many of the romantic ones, if you ask me. Howard shelley and the tasmanian symphony orchestra star in the the hyperion release of the romantic piano concerto 48. Rachmaninoffs works for piano and orchestra an analysis of rachmaninoffs works for piano and orchestra including the piano concertos and the paganini rhapsody. Music history the romantic period piano studio of martin. Although some of the earlier composers in this set can be technically called classical, it is in them that we see the first stirrings of. Hyperion offers both cds, and downloads in a number of formats. People want to hear the swooning melodies and clamorous climaxes live.
This set seems to be an enlarged version of brilliant classics the golden age of the romantic piano concerto 9021, which presented some of these recordings. Mozart is arguably the mostrecorded composer in the classical canon. It often changed from very fast to very slow within the same piece. This album features a selection of the 20 most romantic pieces of classical music written for piano, selected by oclassica editors and recorded by the most prominent pianists of a new generation.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The concept of the romantic piano concerto series was born at a lunch meeting between hyperion and the bbc scottish symphony orchestra sometime in 1990. Piano concerto rarities, romantic and classic concertos. This 40 cd set contains a wealth of 19th century piano concertos written by composers who for some reason or other have been neglected by history, so called minor masters who may have lost. Romantic piano concertos cd brilliant classics 95300br. What is the easiest of the popular romantic piano concertos. Piano concerto in e flat major mikhail voskresensky piano. Dec 21, 2017 this 40 cd set contains a wealth of 19th century piano concertos written by composers who for some reason or other have been neglected by history, so called minor masters who may have lost. The romantic piano concerto on hyperion arkivmusic. He wrote and left symphonies, opera, piano solos, concertos, and other piano works. Romantic era pianists cocoweb quality led lighting. Listen to your favorite songs from romantic piano concertos, vol.193 183 401 163 797 484 1233 903 129 879 60 687 649 1191 1265 826 430 1253 1131 931 686 323 273 1409 802 470 180 394