Ludwig van Beethoven – I cinque concerti per pianoforte e orchestra – Arthur Schnabel – Chicago Sympony Orchestra – 1932 – 1942

BEETHOVEN: The Five Piano Concertos

Artur Schnabel, piano

Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 15
1. I. Allegro con brio
2. II. Largo
3. III. Rondo – Allegro scherzando
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
Victor 78rpm Set DM-158 (73285 – 73294); Recorded March 23, 1932

Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 19
4. I. Allegro con brio
5. II. Adagio
6. III. Rondo (Molto allegro)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
Victor 78rpm Album DM 295 (95795 – 95802); Recorded April 5, 1935

Concerto No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37
7. I. Allegro moderato
8. II. Andante con moto
9. III. Rondo (Vivace)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
Victor 78rpm Album AM 194; Recorded in 1933

Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58
10. I. Allegro moderato
11. II. Andante con moto
12. III. Rondo – Vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick Stock, conductor
Victor 78rpm Album DM 930 (074626 – 074633); Recorded July 24, 1942

Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73 (“Emperor”)
13. I. Allegro
14. II. Adagio un poco mosso
15. III. Rondo (Allegro)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick Stock, conductor
Victor 78rpm Album DM 989 (074616 – 074625); Recorded July 22, 1942

Digital transfer by F. Reeder

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N. 1

Filename Size Date
      01. Concerto No. 1
26,339,674  10/04/14
      02. Concerto No. 1
19,581,600  10/04/14
      03. Concerto No. 1
13,113,255  10/04/14

N. 2

Filename Size Date
      04. Concerto No. 2
20,308,688  10/04/14
      05. Concerto No. 2
14,467,241  10/04/14
      06. Concerto No. 2
8,474,088  10/04/14

N. 3

Filename Size Date
      07. Concerto No. 3
24,110,357  10/04/14
      08. Concerto No. 3
17,670,395  10/04/14
      09. Concerto No. 3
12,530,855  10/04/14

N. 4

Filename Size Date
      10. Concerto No. 4
26,381,139  10/04/14
      11. Concerto No. 4
8,486,432  10/04/14
      12. Concerto No. 4
13,987,541  10/04/14

N. 5

Filename Size Date
      13. Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major
29,365,026  10/04/14
      14. Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major
13,260,838  10/04/14
      15. Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major
14,253,144  10/04/14