Sellergren, Lars: Sellergren plays, Vol. 1: Brahms, Franck, Beethoven, Schumann (2CD)

        Composer:
        Johannes Brahms
        Cesar Franck
        Ludwig van Beethoven
        Robert Schumann
sellergren1         Performer:
        Lars Sellergren

CDA 1655-56-2 Lars Sellergren plays. Volume 1.

Lars Sellergren became known after many years as the leading Swedish pianist in the Swedish Radio. And he certainly was versatile. He has an enormous amount of repertoare. This is the first volume in the series. It contains famous works, like the first Brahms concerto with Sixten Ehrling as conductor (performance highly praised by Ehrling and first class performances of the Schumann, concerto and the Franck, Symphonic Variations. His rendering of the Schumann concerto belongs to the legato school with more emphasis on detail than on exuberance.

  • Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
    Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15 D major
    - Maestoso
    - Adagio
    - Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo
    (Stockholm Philharmonic - Sixten Ehrling)

  • Franck, Cesar (1822-1890)
    Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra, M46
    (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Stig Westerberg)

  • Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
    Piano Concerto no.4, Op.58 G major
    - Allegro moderato
    - Andante con moto
    - Rondo. Vivace
    (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Sixten Eckerberg)

  • Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
    Piano Concerto, Op.54 A minor
    - Allegro affettuoso
    - Intermezzo, Andantino grazioso
    - Allegro vivace

    (Stockholm Philharmonic - James de Priest)


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