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Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsRecently I stumbled over Beethoven’s complete piano concertos with Murray Perahia as the soloist. He’s accompanied by Bernard Haitink and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, which was named the world’s best modern romantic orchestra in a 2008 poll by Gramophone … Continue reading

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Long Live the King, the King is Dead!

When I bought my very first CD-player one of the very first CDs I aquired was Catalog#: 439 403-2 Beethoven: Symphonien Nr. 5 & 6 ‘Pastorale’ on Deutsche Grammophon conducted by Karajan himself (1962-recording). I already knew the lead theme … Continue reading

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