Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida, Christian Tetzlaff, Ensemble InterContemporain, Pierre Boulez - MOZART 13 BERG (2008)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade In B Flat, K.361 "Gran partita"
Alban Berg: Chamber Concerto For Piano And Violin With 13 Wind Instruments
Mitsuko Uchida (Piano), Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
Ensemble InterContemporain; Pierre Boulez, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 216 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 478 0316 DH | Time: 01:20:15

The greatest of Mozart's wind serenades and the toughest of Alban Berg's major works might seem an unlikely pairing, but in an interview included with the sleeve notes for this release, Pierre Boulez points up their similarities. Both works are scored for an ensemble of 13 wind instruments (with solo violin and piano as well in the Berg) and both include large-scale variations as one of their movements - and Boulez makes the comparisons plausible enough in these lucid performances. It's rare to hear him conducting Mozart, too, and if the performance is a little brisker and more strait-laced than ideal, the EIC's phrasing is a model of clarity and good taste. It's the performance of the Berg, though, that makes this such an important issue; both soloists, Mitsuko Uchida and Christian Tetzlaff, are perfectly attuned to Boulez's approach - they have given a number of performances of the Chamber Concerto before - and the combination of accuracy and textural clarity with the highly wrought expressiveness that is the essence of Berg's music is perfectly caught.
Mark Steinberg, Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2005/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Mark Steinberg, Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2005/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 70:29 minutes | 1.37 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

In perusing CDs of Mozart's sonatas for piano and violin, a lot can be guessed in advance by noticing which performer is featured prominently, and who is relegated to second place. In these sonatas the violin is minimized to an obbligato accompaniment. Legendary pianist Mitsuko Uchida is clearly the dominant partner, and rising violinist Mark Steinberg is only her deferential sidekick.
Mitsuko Uchida, Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Berg: Sonata, Webern: Variations (2001) (Repost)

Mitsuko Uchida, Pierre Boulez - Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Berg: Sonata, Webern: Variations (2001)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 63:45 | 257 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 468 033-2

Mitsuko Uchida has been a committed exponent of Schoenberg's Piano Concerto for over a decade now. It is a work which remains controversial in its adaptation of the serial method to an almost Brahmsian harmonic palette, wedded to a formal approach that takes up the integrated design, and textural richness, of Schoenberg's pre-atonal works. Certainly in terms of the balance between soloist and orchestra, this recording clarifies the often capricious interplay to a degree previously unheard on disc (and most likely in the concert hall too).Interpretatively, it combines Pollini's dynamism, without the hectoring touch that creeps into the Adagio's climactic passages, and Brendel's lucidity, avoiding the deadpan feeling that pervades his final Giocoso.

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart The Piano Sonatas: Box Set 5CDs (2001)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 8, 2017
Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart The Piano Sonatas: Box Set 5CDs (2001)

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart The Piano Sonatas: Box Set 5CDs (2001)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 774 Mb
Label: Decca (UMO) | Release Year: 2001

Mitsuko Uchida is one of the finest interpreters of Mozart's piano music. She brings to this music a lightness and delicacy that fits it perfectly. This 5 CD set, which groups recordings made in the 1980s, includes all of Mozart's piano sonatas and one fantasia. This is not all of Mozart's piano music; one may regret that Phillips did not decide to go a bit further and include the rest of his piano music in this set.

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25 (2016)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 2, 2016
Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25 (2016)

Mitsuko Uchida - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.17 & 25
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 67:18 min | 1.12 GB | Front Cover
Label: Decca (4830716) | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2016

Arguably the world’s greatest Mozart interpreter plays and conducts two of his most popular piano concerti.
Mitsuko Uchida, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Homero Francesch - Mozart: Piano Concertos: Nos. 9, 12, 26 (2013/1989-90)

Mozart - Piano Concertos: Nos. 9, 12, 26 (Mitsuko Uchida, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Homero Francesch) (2013/1989-90)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 6.89 Gb (DVD9) | 95 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 quickly replaced 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. Volume I features pianists Mitsuko Uchida, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Homero Francesch each performing a concerto representing a different stage in Mozart's life. The performances on this DVD were shot in highly attractive baroque venues – at the Mozarteum, Salzburg, in Hampton Court Palace, London and in the Christian-Zais-Saal, Wiesbaden – capturing the atmosphere of a performance in Mozart’s lifetime.
Mitsuko Uchida - Claude Debussy: 12 Etudes for Piano (1990) Reissue 2001

Mitsuko Uchida - Claude Debussy: Douze Études pour le Piano (1990) Reissue 2001
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 152 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 140 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 464 698-2 | Time: 00:47:12

Debussy's Études are really the only set that deserves to be put beside Chopin's. What makes them so special? Like his, they are truly "practice pieces," systematically exploring various aspects of keyboard technique. But at the same time, they are poetic works of art, full of fantasy, charm, and musical invention. Uchida's recording is almost universally regarded as the finest version of these works to appear in modern times. Her playing combines effortless virtuosity with pianistic precision, keeping the music's artistic and pedagogical tendencies in a state of exquisite tension. This disc also established Uchida's claim to be recognized as one of the most interesting and talented pianists now active. You need to hear it.
Mitsuko Uchida - Schumann: G Minor Sonata, Waldszenen (2013) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Mitsuko Uchida - Schumann: G Minor Sonata, Waldszenen (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | 1.01 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Qobuz

Dame Mitsuko Uchida, universally acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost Schumann interpreters, follows her last album of the composer’s music (Davidsbündlertänze and Fantasie in C) with another sublime Schumann programme. Uchida’s latest Decca recording brings together the romantic fire and intensity of the Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor Op. 22 with two remarkable works from Schumann’s final years, Waldszenen and the Gesänge der Frühe.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mitsuko Uchida - Das Erste, KV 1 (1995)

W.A. Mozart - Mitsuko Uchida - Das Erste KV 1
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 7 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Philips # 446 875-2 | Country/Year: Europe 1995
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School

This piece of music was probably Mozart's first ever composition. It is an extremely short piece, consisting of just 10 measures, and was notated by the composer's father, Leopold, as Wolfgang was only five years old when he composed it…

Mitsuko Uchida - Claude Debussy: 12 Etudes (2001)  Music

Posted by pgf000 at Dec. 4, 2010
Mitsuko Uchida - Claude Debussy: 12 Etudes (2001)

Mitsuko Uchida - Claude Debussy: 12 Etudes (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | 121 Mb | no scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 109 MB
Classical/Piano | 47:12

Debussy's Etudes are really the only set that deserves to be put beside Chopin's. What makes them so special? Like his, they are truly “practice pieces,” systematically exploring various aspects of keyboard technique. But at the same time, they are poetic works of art, full of fantasy, charm, and musical invention. Uchida's recording is almost universally regarded as the finest version of these works to appear in modern times. Her playing combines effortless virtuosity with pianistic precision, keeping the music's artistic and pedagogical tendencies in a state of exquisite tension. This disc also established Uchida's claim to be recognized as one of the most interesting and talented pianists now active. You need to hear it.