Mozart: Piano Concertos Schiff

Emil & Elena Gilels, Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Bohm - Mozart: Piano Concertos K.595 & K.365; Schubert: Fantasy (2001)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.27, K.595; Concerto For 2 Pianos, K.365
Franz Schubert: Fantasy in F minor, D. 940 (Op.103) for piano duet
Emil & Elena Gilels, pianos; Wiener Philharmoniker; Karl Böhm, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 326 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 188 Mb | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 463 652-2 | Time: 01:17:36

This is the most beautiful of Mozart playing, his last piano concerto given here by Emil Gilels with total clarity. This is a classic performance, memorably accompanied by the VPO and Böhm. Suffice it to say that Gilels sees everything and exaggerates nothing, that the performance has an Olympian authority and serenity, and that the Larghetto is one of the glories of the gramophone. He's joined by his daughter Elena in the Double Piano Concerto in E flat, and their physical relationship is mirrored in the quality, and the mutual understanding of the playing: both works receive marvellous interpretations. We think Emil plays first, Elena second, but could be quite wrong. The VPO under Karl Böhm is at its best; and so is the quality of recording, with a good stereo separation of the two solo parts, highly desirable in this work.

Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at April 26, 2015
Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)

Andras Schiff - Mozart Piano Concertos: 9 CD Box Set (1995)
Classical, Chamber, Concerto | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,36 Gb | Covers 83 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 1995

This 9-disc set includes the mature solo piano concertos in performances by Andras Schiff and the Salzburg Camerata Academica under Sandor Vegh. The piano sound is notably more recessed than in other versions, giving more attention to the orchestral half of the musical dialog. Additionally, the Bosendorfer piano used by Schiff produces a sound that will not be confused with a modern Steinway.
Kristian Bezuidenhout - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K.413, 414, 415 (2016)

Kristian Bezuidenhout - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K.413, 414, 415
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet | 69:27 min | 296 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi – HMC902218 | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016
Classical

In January 1783 Mozart advertised in the Wiener Zeitung ‘the publication of three new, recently completed piano concertos’, which could even be played with quartet accompaniment – thus enabling him to reach a wider public. In similar vein, he told his father that they were ‘very brilliant and pleasing to the ear . . . Here and there only connoisseurs will derive satisfaction from them – yet in such a way that the non-connoisseur will also be pleased, without knowing why.’ It’s a fair bet that these dazzling performances by Kristian Bezuidenhout and the Freiburger Barockorchester will meet with the same unanimous approval!
Lili Kraus, The Vienna Festival Orchestra & Stephen Simon - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 8 & 9 (1966/2017) [24/96]

Lili Kraus, The Vienna Festival Orchestra & Stephen Simon - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 8 & 9 (1966/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:20 minutes | 0.99 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Orchestra is not always the best, but the piano performances are first rate and individualistic. Everything that was written about her sound being special comes through on these performances. And that's coming from a wind player!
Robert Blocker, Biava Quartet - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12, 13 & 14 (2010)

Robert Blocker, Biava Quartet - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12, 13 & 14 (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 73:33 | 267 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.557881

In the summer of 1781 Mozart described his new home Vienna as "the land of the piano". He soon set about presenting his own subscription concerts, offering the three newly-composed concertos on this disc for publication "either with a large orchestra or a quattro". The latter, more intimate versions of these charming works are performed here by Robert Blocker, Dean of Music and Professor of Piano at Yale University, and the youthful Biava Quartet, winners of the Naumburg Chamber Music Award and top prizes at the Premio Borciani and London International Competitions.
Maurizio Pollini, Karl Böhm & Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Piano Concertos 23 & 19 (1976/2012) [Official Digital Download]

Maurizio Pollini, Karl Böhm & Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Piano Concertos 23 & 19 (1976/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 55:08 minutes | 1.82 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

On his first concerto disc for Deutsche Grammophon and his first devoted to works by Mozart, Maurizio Pollini performs two perennial favourites: the sunny A major work and the lively F major K.459 with its overwhelming fugato finale. The veteran conductor Karl Böhm and sumptuous accompaniments by the Vienna Philharmonic provide the perfect background to Pollini’s immaculate playing.
Jean Claude Pennetier - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 21 & No. 24 (2017)

Jean Claude Pennetier - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 21 & No. 24
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 57:52 min | 219 MB
Label: Mirare | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017

With these two piano concertos, Jean-Claude Pennetier establishes the authenticity of Mozart’s gift. The tenderness and fire of No. 21 mirror the anguish and inner intensity of No. 24. The two pieces are close to perfect and prove, as Mauriac put it, that: “As long as men inhabit the earth, just a few bars of Mozart can remind us of the paradise we lost, a paradise that may still exist as long as we can hear the echoes of its laughter and tears in such divine music.
Angela Hewitt - Mozart: Piano Concertos No 22 & 24 (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Angela Hewitt - Mozart: Piano Concertos No 22 & 24 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:16 minutes | 1.03 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Hyperion is delighted to present Angela Hewitt’s third volume of Mozart piano concertos. Writing in The Observer, Stephen Pritchard wrote of the first volume that ‘Judging from this first example, it’s going to be a journey as revelatory as her exploration of all the major keyboard works of Bach’.
Marie Kuijken, Veronica Kuijken & La Petite Bande - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K. 413, K. 414 & K. 415 (2017)

Marie Kuijken, Veronica Kuijken & La Petite Bande - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K. 413, K. 414 & K. 415
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 74:27 min | 294 MB
Label: Challenge Classics | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

Mozart conceived three piano-concerti K.413, 414 and 415 in 1782, one year after he had settled in Vienna as a more or less freelance musician. By then he had already composed four concertos for piano and orchestra, one for three (or two) pianos and orchestra, and another one for two pianos and orchestra. It was also the period in which he was working on his opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K.384 and on the first String Quartet No. 14, K.387 of the six dedicated to Haydn in 1785.
Marie Kuijken, Veronica Kuijken & La Petite Bande - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K. 413, K. 414 & K. 415 (2017)

Marie Kuijken, Veronica Kuijken & La Petite Bande - Mozart: Piano Concertos, K. 413, K. 414 & K. 415 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:14:34 | 171 MB
Label: Challenge Classics | Release Year: 2017

Mozart conceived three piano-concerti K.413, 414 and 415 in 1782, one year after he had settled in Vienna as a more or less freelance musician. By then he had already composed four concertos for piano and orchestra, one for three (or two) pianos and orchestra, and another one for two pianos and orchestra. It was also the period in which he was working on his opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K.384 and on the first String Quartet No. 14, K.387 of the six dedicated to Haydn in 1785.