Beethoven Complete Concertos

Simon Rattle - Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Fidelio (2010) 9CD Box Set

Simon Rattle - Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Fidelio (2010)
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Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | # 50999 4 57573 2 7 | Time: 09:56:50

The Beethoven set includes the first two piano concertos (No. 1 in two versions, one with cadenzas supplied by Glenn Gould) together with Beethoven’s only completed opera in its final version: Fidelio. He always had a strong and fervent view of freedom and its resonance still rings true today nearly two hundred years since its first performance.
Gabriele Baldocci - Liszt: Beethoven Complete Symphonies, Vol. 2 (2017)

Gabriele Baldocci - Liszt: Beethoven Complete Symphonies, Vol. 2 (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:11:50 | 165 MB
Label: Dynamic | Release Year: 2017

Liszt’s vast output includes a large number of piano transcriptions of pieces that range from Bach organ works to extracts of Wagner, as well as virtuoso fantasias and ‘paraphrases’ of operas by numerous composers, including Mozart, Verdi and Gounod. Liszt freely re-imagined the original works in order to produce dazzling performances. But his piano transcriptions of Beethoven’s nine symphonies are entirely different. These accounts are profoundly faithful to the score, prepared with minute attention to matters of instrumental timbre on the one hand, and suitably pianistic translations of orchestral textures and techniques on the other.
Pierre Fouchenneret and Romain Descharmes - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2016)

Pierre Fouchenneret and Romain Descharmes - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 03:56:50 | 544MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Aparté

The ten Sonatas for piano and violin (for it is under this singular appellation that they were originally published) date from the first maturity of Beethoven; 1798 to 1803 for the first nine, 1812 for the last. A surprising design - no doubt a publisher's affair, which did not want to frighten the amateur violinists - for most of which are genuine double concertos without orchestra, especially the sonata "A Kreutzer" (originally designed for violinist George Bridgetower With whom Beethoven sintered shortly afterwards, and then dedicated to Rodolphe Kreutzer, who found it unintelligible … the hazards of history which gives to a masterpiece the name of an obscure personage who certainly does not deserve it!) Of which we know The squarely symphonic amplitude.
Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic‎, Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 (2004)

Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic‎, Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 (2004)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 78:43 | 191 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Music

Rudolf Serkin's 1964 recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto in C minor is surely among the greatest recordings of the work ever made, and certainly his finest performance of the work. The energy and enthusiasm and even passion he brings to Concerto in C minor is overwhelming, and indeed, it overwhelms Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic, who accompany Serkin with the sort of commitment that only a conductor and orchestra give to soloists when they are deeply inspired. But while Serkin's 1962 recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto in E flat major is also surely among the greatest recordings of the work ever made, it is not quite Serkin's finest recording of the work.
Gautier Capuçon & Frank Braley - Beethoven: Complete Works for Cello & Piano (2016)

Gautier Capuçon & Frank Braley - Beethoven: Complete Works for Cello & Piano (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:23:40 | 330 MB
Label: Erato / Warner Classics

Following on from last year’s live recording of the Shostakovich cello concertos, this album sees Gautier return to the studio with his friend and recital partner of many years, Frank Braley, in a programme of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Cello and Piano. In addition the album includes Beethoven’s wonderful variations on three different themes – two on arias from Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte, and the other from Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus. This is the first new recording of the complete Beethoven cello works for some time and is a long-awaited release.
Ludwig van Beethoven - Complete String Trios (1997) [Grumiaux Trio] 2CD

Ludwig van Beethoven - Complete String Trios (1997) 2CD
Arthur Grumiaux, violin; Georges Janzer, viola; Eva Czako, Violoncello

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Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 456 317-2 | Time: 02:18:15

Beethoven was the last great composer to write string trios, and his are the finest works of their type. Mozart hardly touched this particular combination, and Haydn wrote quite few very early works which are now completely unknown. In any case, Haydn used two violins and a cello, whereas with Beethoven the standard combination became violin, viola, and cello. These are all early works, expert examples of all that Beethoven learned from Haydn and Mozart in preparation for the writing of his first great string quartets. But far from being mere composition exercises, these are highly rewarding works on their own, and these outstanding performances make the best possible case for their claim to be ranked among Beethoven's chamber music masterpieces.
Paul Lewis, BBC Symphony, Jiri Belohlavek - Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos (2010) [24-bit/44,1kHz]

Paul Lewis, BBC Symphony, Jiří Bělohlávek - Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos (2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 176:08 minutes | 1,61 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

His complete set of the Beethoven sonatas enjoyed extraordinary acclaim in the UK, culminating in the prestigious ‘Recording of the Year' award from Gramophone magazine for the fourth volume in 2008. Encouraged by what has now become a worldwide success, Paul Lewis has chosen to turn his attention to the five piano concertos with these distinguished partners. Recorded between July 2009 and March 2010, these interpretations paint a portrait of Beethoven full of light and shade. With this three-disc album of Beethoven’s piano concertos Paul Lewis complements his earlier set of the 32 sonatas and also his appearances at the Proms this summer where for the first time all five concertos will be played by a single artist. So may I say at once that Harmonia Mundi’s eagerly awaited set is a superlative achievement and that Lewis’s partnership with Jirí Belohlávek is an ideal match of musical feeling, vigour and refinement.
Mozart - Christian Zacharias, David Zinman - Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21 ('89/'91, remaster 2001, EMI # 7243 5 74676 2 9)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21
Christian Zacharias, piano / Sinfonie-Orchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks / David Zinman
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Label/Cat#: EMI # 7243 5 74676 2 9 | Country/Year: Germany 2001, 1989/1992
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School

…Zacharias began recording for EMI the following year, and would, by 1997, make over 40 albums for the label, covering a broad range of repertory, including Mozart (complete concertos and sonatas), Beethoven (complete concertos), Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann, and many others. Despite great success throughout the 1980s and early '90s in his keyboard career, Zacharias decided to take up conducting in 1992. His debut was in Geneva with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande…
Beethoven - Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra (Howard Shelley) (2011)

Beethoven - Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra (Howard Shelley) (2011)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 1,01 Gb
Label: Chandos | Catalog N.: CHAN 10695(4) | TT: 316:27

“there are several reasons to shout about it…there's Shelley himself: a pianist whose quiet musicality and unobtrusive virtuosity shine through everything he touches…Throughout the set, there's a humanity to Shelley's music-making; it's particularly affecting in the B-flat Concerto, which he imbues with warmth as well as wit…this is a major new cycle, an important addition not only to the catalogue but also to Shelley's exceptionally fine discography.”

Beethoven - Piano Concertos 4 & 5 (Fellner, Nagano) (2010)  Music

Posted by nordmende at March 12, 2011
Beethoven - Piano Concertos 4 & 5 (Fellner, Nagano) (2010)

Beethoven - Piano Concertos 4 & 5 (Fellner, Nagano) (2010)
ECM Records | EAC Rip | Lossless FLAC+Log+Cue -> 264 Mb | Covers | 72:40 mins | 5% recovery
Genre: Classical, Piano