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Offline liszmaninopin

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favorite concerto
on: February 13, 2004, 08:42:20 PM
What are some of your favorite concertos of all time?
A couple of mine would be Beethoven's Fifth; Rach's First, Second, and Third; Schumann's in A minor, Prokofiev's First, and Second; and also Ravel's Concerto for the left hand.

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #1 on: February 13, 2004, 08:59:52 PM
Prokofiev's Second followed closely by the Ravel left hand,
Ed

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #2 on: February 13, 2004, 09:11:43 PM
Scriabin concerto, Both Liszt, Totentanz, Beethoven fourth, Rachmaninoff 3.  

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #3 on: February 13, 2004, 10:27:23 PM
I've never listened to the Scriabin Concerto.  What is it like?

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #4 on: February 13, 2004, 10:31:31 PM
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I've never listened to the Scriabin Concerto.  What is it like?


 Gorgeous.  

Beethoven 4th
Brahms 1 and 2
Rach 2 and 3
Prok. 2
Ravel Left Hand (nice to see so many people love this piece as well)
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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #5 on: February 13, 2004, 10:57:35 PM
alkan - da camera 1 2 and 3
rach - 1 2 3
beethoven - 4
bach - d minor and f minor
bortkeiwicz - 1

favourite of all - saint-saens 2
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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #6 on: February 13, 2004, 11:00:28 PM
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beethoven - 4


My least favourite Beethoven,
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Offline allchopin

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #7 on: February 13, 2004, 11:15:30 PM
Is the title not "favorite concerto" without an 's'? Meaning only one favorite...
Mine's Chopin's #1, mostly centered around the second movement.
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Offline nihil

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #8 on: February 14, 2004, 03:24:59 AM
Yeah, only one concerto... but oh my it's way difficult to name only one among so many fantastic ones, don't you think?

I'll try:

Tchai #1

My current favourite... but it used to be Rach #3 and before it, Rach #2....

Offline L.K.

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #9 on: February 14, 2004, 12:48:08 PM
My favourites at the moment are Ravel's left hand and Rach's 2nd.

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #10 on: February 15, 2004, 11:26:11 AM
Brahms 2 and Rach 2!

Offline Beet9

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #11 on: February 16, 2004, 12:19:03 AM
Brahms 2
Beethoven 4 and 5
Mozart 23
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Offline anda

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #12 on: February 16, 2004, 04:28:11 PM
brahms 1st and 2nd, rachmaninov 3rd and 2nd and rhapsody... (maybe even 4th), tchaikovski 1st and 2nd, prokofiev 3rd and 1st, skrjabin, saint-saens 2nd and 5th, grieg, schumann concert, konzertstucke (both), beethoven 4th, 5th, 2nd, 1st, mozart (almost all), bach (all, especially d minor), dvorak, haciaturian, ravel both, debussy fantasy, shostakovitch 2nd, lipatti concertino, gerswin rhapsody and concert, chopin 1st and 2nd, liszt 1st and 2nd and wanderer and diabolique (don't know in english :))... not necessarily in this order :)

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #13 on: February 16, 2004, 07:59:21 PM
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brahms 1st and 2nd, rachmaninov 3rd and 2nd and rhapsody... (maybe even 4th), tchaikovski 1st and 2nd, prokofiev 3rd and 1st, skrjabin, saint-saens 2nd and 5th, grieg, schumann concert, konzertstucke (both), beethoven 4th, 5th, 2nd, 1st, mozart (almost all), bach (all, especially d minor), dvorak, haciaturian, ravel both, debussy fantasy, shostakovitch 2nd, lipatti concertino, gerswin rhapsody and concert, chopin 1st and 2nd, liszt 1st and 2nd and wanderer and diabolique (don't know in english :))... not necessarily in this order :)


so pretty much the entire concerto repertoire...

Offline IgnazPaderewski

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #14 on: February 16, 2004, 11:54:25 PM
Brahms 1&2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #15 on: February 17, 2004, 04:47:29 AM
Mine are :-

1. Rach 3rd
2. Rach 2nd
3. Chopin 1st
4. Brahms 2nd
5. Beethoven 4th
6. Greig in A

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Offline Irock1ce

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #16 on: February 17, 2004, 07:45:41 AM
Rach 2 +3, Beethoven 5th, Mozart "Coronation"
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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #17 on: February 17, 2004, 01:56:48 PM
My favorites would have to be:

Mendelssohn- no.1
Rach 2,3, rhapsody
Ravel Left Hand
Prok. 1,2,3
Saint Saens 2
Tchaikovsky 2 and 3
Bartok 2
haydn D major(don't know which number)

Offline Ecthelion

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #18 on: February 17, 2004, 07:29:06 PM
At the moment:

Brahms 1
Brahms 2
Tschaikowsky 1
Schumann A
Beethoven 5

But it always changes a bit...

Offline Noah

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #19 on: February 18, 2004, 02:09:33 AM
My favourite concertos:

Prokofiev 2 and 3
Brahms 1
Rachmaninov 2 and 3
Beethoven 3, 4 and 5
Mozart 12, 20, 23, 24-27
Bartók 3
Schumann
De Falla's Noches en los jardines de España
Ravel G and left hand
Chopin 1
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Offline Bosendorfer_214

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #20 on: February 23, 2004, 08:03:57 AM
Rach 3
Rach 2
Brahms 2
Scriabin
Prokofiev 1+3
Bartok 3
Ravel Left Hand
Tchaikowski 1

the list goes on.......................
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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #21 on: February 23, 2004, 09:33:42 AM
Prokofiev's 2nd

Offline scriabinsmyman

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #22 on: March 21, 2004, 08:20:06 AM
yea, i'll be like everyone else and say Rach 2 and 3 (but truly these are amazing), grieg concerto, scriabin concerto, saintsaens 2, chopin 1 and 2, and a tchaikovsky i forget the number (did i even spell his name right?) :)

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #23 on: March 22, 2004, 07:58:03 PM
I am currently playing Schummans and Tchaikowskys, They are both one of my favorites, I also REAALY like rachmaninoff no.2 and 3 and hopefully by next year i'll get Brahms D minor.

Arsha

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Re: favorite concerto
Reply #24 on: March 22, 2004, 07:59:42 PM
oh yeah and i forgot grieg its amazing!

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