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Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major - Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5 - Schlimé: 3 Improvisations

Francesco Tristano Schlimé, Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev

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"Editor’s Choice. Here is music making to wonder at. Rarely can the two concertos have been performed with such meticulous care and affection ..."
- Gramophone

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Piano Concerto in G Major  
1
I. Allegramente
Maurice Ravel; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
9:35
2
II. Adagio assai
Maurice Ravel; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
11:16
3
III. Presto
Maurice Ravel; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
4:11
Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55  
4
I. Allegro con brio
Sergei Prokofiev; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
5:12
5
II. Moderato ben accentuato
Sergei Prokofiev; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
4:13
6
III. Toccata - Allegro con fuoco (più presto che la prima volta)
Sergei Prokofiev; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
1:58
7
IV. Larghetto
Sergei Prokofiev; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
7:54
8
V. Vivo
Sergei Prokofiev; Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev
5:35
3 Improvisations  
9
No. 1. Reveal
Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Francesco Tristano Schlimé
7:12
10
No. 2. Progression
Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Francesco Tristano Schlimé
2:04
11
No. 3. Return
Francesco Tristano Schlimé; Francesco Tristano Schlimé
5:12
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    64:22
"... Schlimé draws you into this mesmerising and sometimes playful Parisian whirl, especially in the final exhilarating movements from Prokofiev. Terrific orchestral playing under Pletnev …”
- Classic FM

Young pianist Francesco Tristano Schlimé interprets the two piano concertos on this 2006 release with finesse and taste; he is supported by a superb performance from the Russian National Orchestra under the leadership of conductor Mikhail Pletnev, an accomplished pianist in his own right. In addition to the Ravel and Prokofiev concertos, the album ends with an original Schlimé composition entitled 3 Improvisations.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Job Maarse
Producers: Sergei Markov & Rick Walker
Recording Producer: Job Maarse
Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen
Recording Engineers: Roger de Schot & Igor Solovyov
Editing: Jason O’Connel & Matthijs Ruijter
Recorded in the Grand Hall of the MoscowTchaikovsky Conservatoire, April 2005

Recording facility: Polyhymnia International BV
Microphones: Neumann KM 130, DPA 4006 &DPA 4011 with Polyhymnia microphone buffer electronics.
Microphone pre-amps: Custom build by Polyhymnia International BV and outputs directly connected to Meitner DSD AD converter.
DSD recording, editing and mixing: Pyramix Virtual Studio by Merging Technologies 5.0
Monitored on B&W Nautilus loudspeakers.
Microphone, interconnect and loudspeaker cables by van den Hul.

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