TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concertos / Cherkassky

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PETER TCHAIKOVSKY

Piano Concertos Nos. 1 + 2
Shura Cherkassky
Berliner Philharmoniker
Leopold Ludwig
Richard Kraus
Int. Release 01 Mar. 1999
1 CD / Download
0289 457 7512 8 CD ADD GOR
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Track List

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.23

Shura Cherkassky, Berliner Philharmoniker, Leopold Ludwig

Piano Concerto No.2 in G, Op.44

Revised by A.L. Siloti

Shura Cherkassky, Berliner Philharmoniker, Richard Kraus

Total Playing Time 1:09:12

Shura Cherkassky brings a new dimension to Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. Again, he can be quite humorous -- it's almost hard to take seriously at times -- and he adds his own notes to the first movement cadenza, which is really daring, but it's a type of playing that really appeals.