Jean-Efflam Bavouzet – Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos.1-5 (2014) [LINN FLAC 24bit/96kHz]

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet – Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos.1-5 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 121:34 minutes | 1,51 GB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: LINN Records.com | Digital booklet | © Chandos

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs all five of Prokofiev’s formidable piano concertos in partnership with Gianandrea Noseda conducting the BBC Philharmonic.

Many of Sergey Prokofiev’s musical inspirations were French, and a light French touch often works well in his piano pieces. With the field open to a new generation for the composer’s five piano concertos, this one merits strong consideration. The sparkling Piano Concerto in D flat major, Op. 10, is perhaps the highlight of the whole set here; Bavouzet and conductor Gianandrea Noseda with the BBC Philharmonic achieving a bright, almost ebullient atmosphere. The Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26, cut from the same cloth but with a greater quotient of acidic dissonant humor, is very nearly as good. There’s hardly a weak spot throughout: the technically perilous and still-edgy Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16, which occasioned a scandal at its premiere, keeps its threatening quality, and the less common Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 53, composed for a one-armed pianist, is entirely competent, and the delicate finale of the neo-classic Piano Concerto No. 5 in G major, Op. 55, is gorgeous. Strong studio sound and excellent, personal booklet notes from Bavouzet himself are added attractions. Highly recommended.

Tracklist:
01 – Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10: I. Allegro brioso
02 – Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10: II. Meno mosso
03 – Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10: III. Andante assai
04 – Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10: IV. Allegro scherzando
05 – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16: I. Andantino – Allegretto
06 – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16: II. Scherzo: Vivace
07 – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16: III. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato
08 – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16: IV. Finale: Allegro tempestoso
09 – Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26: I. Andante – Allegro
10 – Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26: II. Tema con variazioni
11 – Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26: III. Allegro ma non troppo
12 – Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 53: I. Vivace
13 – Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 53: II. Andante
14 – Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 53: III. Moderato
15 – Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 53: IV. Vivace
16 – Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55: I. Allegro con brio
17 – Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55: II. Moderato ben accentuato
18 – Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55: III. Toccata: Allegro con fuoco
19 – Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55: IV. Larghetto
20 – Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55: V. Vivo

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