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Title: Piano Concerto Op. 31 Cello Concerto Op. 32
Otros títulos: Klavierkonzerte Op. 31 Cellokonzert Op. 32
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Miklós Rózsa; Leonard Pennario; Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Wilfried Böttcher; János Starker; Münchner Philharmoniker; Moshe Atzmón
Forma Musical: Concertos (Piano) Concertos (Violoncello)
Abstract: In 1961, cellist Gregor Piatigorsky suggested to Rózsa that he write a double concerto for him and violinist Jascha Heifetz. Rózsa readily agreed, as Heifetz had already been making a strong case for the composer's violin concerto. He worked on the concerto during summer breaks between film assignments, showing the soloists the drafts in progress. Heifetz and Piatigorsky squabbled over who was getting the longer solos and more brilliant passages, so Rózsa carefully allotted equal solos, virtuosity, and lyricism to each player. He completed the second movement, a theme and variations, first; this the soloists premiered in 1963, with a reduced orchestra. The entire Sinfonia Concertante is built upon original themes in Hungarian folk style. The first movement, Allegro non troppo, begins with sweeping, vital music for the soloists and an orchestra with a well-stocked percussion section. Very soon, however, this subsides into more intimate material for the soloists, rather like Rózsa's ...


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1. Piano concerto Op. 31 - Allegro energico.mp3 11:20 15.55Mb Unknown mp3
2. Piano concerto Op. 31 - Adagio.mp3 8:52 12.16Mb Unknown mp3
3. Piano concerto Op. 31 - Vigoroso.mp3 8:48 12.06Mb Unknown mp3
4. Cello concerto Op. 32 - Moderato.mp3 11:38 15.95Mb Unknown mp3
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