Alpha continues the musical tour of XIXth century piano music on ancient instruments with Arthur Schoonderwoerd's recordings of Beethoven's concerti. Going firmly against the prevailing tide,Arthur Schoonderwoerd offers us colours, accents and tempi that cannot but deeply stir our perceptions of this music, so often biased by huge orchestras or by powerful modern pianos.The first volume [alpha096] disturbed common wisdom - a good thing - and gave tremendous pleasure to music lovers who discovered unknown riches in a work they thought they knew.
no. 3: 1. Allegro con brio
no. 3: 2. Largo
no. 3: 3. Rondo. Allegro
'no. 6': 1. Allegro, ma non troppo
'no. 6': 2. Larghetto
'no. 6': 3. Rondo
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 61a
I. Allegro, ma non troppo
Le Monde de la Musique
“Beware, this is a radical experience!”
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