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Question: Which recording do you like more (Audio Quality , Musical Interpretation etc) ?
Zimerman - Karajan - Berliner Philharmoniker - 11 (68.8%)
Perahia - Abbado - Berliner Philharmoniker - 4 (25%)
Both - 1 (6.3%)
Total Voters: 16

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Author Topic: Schumann´s Piano Concerto (Zimerman or Perahia)  (Read 2040 times)
presto agitato
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« on: September 20, 2006, 07:13:31 AM »

This is a  hard one beacause both recordings are super IMO.

What do you think?
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2006, 10:44:26 AM »

I'd prefer Zimerman and Karajan because there is Zimerman and karajan.

I think the former brings out more of Schumann's essence, than the latter, which shows more personal interpretation.
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2006, 12:19:00 AM »

Nither one nor the other. Rudolf Serkin.
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2006, 12:25:41 AM »

i hate this concerto, but if i had to choose a favorite performer, i would choose zimerman.
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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2006, 12:40:24 AM »

I love this concerto, and I choose Zimerman
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2006, 11:20:00 AM »

how is it possible to like both more?

frankly I wouldn't listen to either of these recordings. For me there is only one Schumann concerto and that is Fiorentino's version.
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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2006, 10:29:28 PM »

how is it possible to like both more?

Yep, the poll is internally inconsistent.
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« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2006, 02:33:28 AM »

Not a fan of this concerto. 

Dinu Lippati is good. 
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