Beethoven The Complete Piano Concertos

Hannes Minnaar, The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra & Jan Willem de Vriend - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos (2017)

Hannes Minnaar, The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra & Jan Willem de Vriend - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos
Classical, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 169:47 min | 389 MB
Label: Challenge Classics | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2017

Here is the box containing Beethoven’s five Piano Concertos performed by Hannes Minnaar and The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Jan Willem de Vriend.
So far two single volumes had been issued: while the one including Concertos nos. 4 & 5 was acclaimed by Gramophone as: "beginning a Beethoven cycle with the Fourth and Fifth Concertos is a bold move but one that pays off in all sorts of ways", the same magazine welcomed the disc with Concertos nos. 1 & 2 for “its pleasing mix of finesse and drive”.
Ludwig van Beethoven - The Complete Piano Concertos (Kissin/Davis/LSO - 2008, EMI)

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Complete Piano Concertos (Kissin/Davis/LSO - 2008, EMI)
Genre: Classical Piano Concertos | 3 CD | EAC & FLAC (CUE+LOG) | Complete Covers & PDF | 739 MB
2007 recording, 2008 release | Publisher: EMI Classics 5099920631123
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Piers Lane, Tasmanian SO, Howard Shelley - Williamson: The Complete Piano Concertos (2014) [24/96] REPOST

Piers Lane, Tasmanian SO, Howard Shelley - Williamson: The Complete Piano Concertos (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 116:23 minutes | 1,97 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

A real rarity from Hyperion's Anglo-Australian artistic collaboration: music by an Australian composer who was once at the heart of the English establishment. Malcolm Williamson was one of many Australian creative artists who relocated to Britain in the mid-twentieth century. This double-album set of the complete Piano Concertos is therefore an important document as well as a compendium of deeply appealing music. Williamson wrote with a generosity of emotion and melodic flair rare in the mid-twentieth century, in a forward-looking idiom. Piers Lane, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Howard Shelley are the ideal performers of these unjustly neglected works.
Claudio Arrau - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas & Concertos (1998) (14 CDs Box Set)

Claudio Arrau - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas & Concertos (1998) (14 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | APE (Image+.cue, log) | 4,2 Gb | Scans->110 mb
MP3 320 kbps | 17:03:04 min | 2,37 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Philips

Claudio Arrau was past his prime when, in the mid-1980s, he offered these final thoughts on the late sonatas, but he was still a sovereign interpreter, with a sense of line and grasp of form few other exponents of this music have possessed in comparable degree. Where an interpreter like Pollini emphasizes the energy in Beethoven’s writing for the piano, Arrau conveys its mass, giving these sonatas a symphonic treatment.
Mari Kodama - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas (2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Mari Kodama - Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 622:28 minutes | ~ 11 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The waiting has finally paid off: the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle has finally arrived. Japanese pianist Mari Kodama is only the fourth woman to have recorded all of Beethoven's sonatas (Pizzicato). Although not the first with this achievement, the very idea that an artist can play this music and still introduce a new perspective, as Kodama so often proves with her performances, is astonishing.
Beethoven - The Five Piano Concertos - Emil Gilels, George Szell (2017) {3CD Warner Classics 0190295895181 rec 1968-1970}

Beethoven - The Five Piano Concertos - Emil Gilels, George Szell (2017) {3CD Warner Classics 0190295895181 rec 1968-1970}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 948 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 476 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 111 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1968-70, 2017 Warner Classics | 0190295895181
Classical / Concerto

“Emil Gilels stands out as giant among giants,” wrote Gramophone when the Odessa-born pianist died in 1985. “In terms of virtuosity he was second to none, yet his leonine power was tempered by a delicacy and poetry that few have matched and none has surpassed.” Beethoven was at the heart of Gilels’ repertoire and in 1968 he recorded this complete cycle of the composer’s piano concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra and its long-standing maestro, another musical titan of the era, George Szell.
Murray Perahia, English Chamber Orchestra - Mozart: The Complete Piano Concertos (12CDs) [2012]

Murray Perahia, English Chamber Orchestra - Mozart: The Complete Piano Concertos (12CDs) [2012]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 2.76 Gb | Total time: 11:37:03 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 1914112 | Recorded: 1975-1988

Perahia’s immaculate technique, stylistic surety, and classical symmetry are remarkably consistent. While his tone is always singing and rounded, lyrical melodies and decorative passages alike convey a slight diamond-like edge to the peak of crescendos or an emphatic accent. This helps achieve an attractive fusion of unruffled poise and dramatic tension. You hear this quite readily in the B-flat K. 456 concerto ‘s first movement, or in the carefully pedaled trills and restatement of the main theme in K. 595’s heavenly Larghetto, also sampled here. Perahia’s symbiotic musical rapport with Radu Lupu in the two-piano concerto and the two-piano version of the concerto for three pianos should not go unmentioned.
– Jed Distler
Beethoven - The Complete Piano Sonatas on Period Instruments (10CD BoxSet) (1997)

Beethoven - The Complete Piano Sonatas on Period Instruments (10CD BoxSet) (1997)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 11:28:36 | 3,4 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Claves Records | Catalog: CD 50-9707/10

Now many of the world’s most serious and significant pianists (Schnabel, Serkin, Brendel, Goode, etc.) have devoted a great deal of thoughtful study to the Beethoven sonatas; in general, performance of this music represents a level of erudition and deep contemplation probably unequaled by the works of any other mainstream composer. Serious pianists study every aspect of these works in minute detail; virtually everything is taken into account except those instruments which inspired Beethoven, and which he had in mind when he composed.
Ludwig van Beethoven - The Five Piano Concertos (1997) 3CD [Alfred Brendel, James Levine]

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Five Piano Concertos (1997) 3CD
Alfred Brendel, piano; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James Levine

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 784 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 445 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 456 045-2 | Time: 02:54:44

Recorded live in 1983, Alfred Brendel's third go-round with these works drastically improves on his previous Beethoven concerto cycles. He finds a calmer, more direct route to the Emperor Concerto, although the Fourth's first movement is still pock-marked with finicky phrase adjustments that pull focus from the music's poetic arcs. Levine provides sympathetic and alert support, yet is much more than a mere deferential accompanist.
Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos - Steven Lubin / The Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood (1988)

Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos - Steven Lubin / The Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood (1988)
X Lossless Decoder | FLAC(tracks + cue + log) | 3 CDs | 623 MB (RAR 3% Rec) | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Polygram Records

The lean sound of the small ensemble enables you to clearly hear countless details that are obscured on even the best modern orchestra recordings. Steven Lubin's performances, and the different instruments he uses, are carefully attuned to the qualities of each individual concerto. His performances are triumphs of insight and expressiveness, and Hogwood makes sure the orchestra stays with him in every detail. My only major complaint about this set is that the wasted space on the third disc, which contains only the Emperor Concerto, should have been used for more Beethoven.