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Offline verywellmister

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Recommend some CDs
on: June 02, 2006, 08:24:59 PM
I am working on two concerti now (Ravel G major and Mozart D minor no.20) and I'd like to purchase a recording of each.

For each one, whose playing do you recommend?

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #1 on: June 02, 2006, 08:32:53 PM
For the Ravel Concerto, Michelangelis recording is great... I also like Argerichs.
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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #2 on: June 02, 2006, 09:43:29 PM
For the Mozart, you can find an Edwin Fischer recording that is nto very expensive!  The sound quality is less than modern but that doesn't bother me.
If you want someone still alive, I recommend Mitsuko Uchida on the Philips label.
Another favorite of mine, who plays the piece in a totally different way, is Friedrich Gulda, and I bought his CD of Mozart 20 and 21 for $7.95 or something like that.

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Offline walking_encyclopedia

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #3 on: June 04, 2006, 02:41:20 AM
jean-yves thibaudet on ravel
mitsuko uchida on mozart

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #4 on: June 04, 2006, 04:10:44 AM
for Ravel, I recommend Samson François.  Previously listed, Michelangeli and Argerich are certainly great too.

for Mozart... Annie Fischer is awesome. 
Haskil is very good.
I do like the Richter rec of it, but I can't say I recommend it to someone currently learning the piece.

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #5 on: June 04, 2006, 09:36:05 AM
Ravel-Michelangelli (especially with Chelibidache-video), Argerich (Abbado)

Mozart-Horowitz (with Giulini-also on DVD "Horowitz plays Mozart"), Uchida, Serkin (Abbado), Pletnev

Offline alejo_90

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #6 on: June 05, 2006, 03:16:30 AM
Mozart-Horowitz (with Giulini-also on DVD "Horowitz plays Mozart")

I think you made a mistake, Horowitz never recorded No.20, the one on the "Horowitz plays Mozart" disc (& DVD) is No.23, wich also comes with the B flat major Sonata.

Michelangeli for the Ravel
Uchida for the Mozart

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Re: Recommend some CDs
Reply #7 on: June 05, 2006, 04:04:13 PM
I think you made a mistake, Horowitz never recorded No.20, the one on the "Horowitz plays Mozart" disc (& DVD) is No.23, wich also comes with the B flat major Sonata.

Michelangeli for the Ravel
Uchida for the Mozart

Best
Alex



Yes, sorry I made mistake...
I remember two performances which are one of the best ever-Clara Haskil and Cliford Curzon (with Britten).. great playing!!
 

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