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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Études-tableaux, Op. 33

Boris Giltburg, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Carlos Miguel Prieto

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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18  
I. Moderato
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto
II. Adagio sostenuto
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto
III. Allegro scherzando
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto
Études-tableaux, Op. 33  
No. 1 in F Minor. Allegro non troppo
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 2 in C Major. Allegro
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 3 in C Minor. Grave
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 4 in D Minor. Moderato
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 5 in E Flat Minor. Non allegro - Presto
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 6 in E Flat Major. Allegro con fuoco
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 7 in G Minor. Moderato
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
No. 8 in C Sharp Minor. Grave
Sergei Rachmaninoff; Boris Giltburg
3 Old Viennese Dances  
No. 2. Liebesleid (arr. by S. Rachmaninov)
Fritz Kreisler; Boris Giltburg
Lachtäubchen, Op. 303 "Polka de WR" (arr. by S. Rachmaninov)
Franz Behr; Boris Giltburg
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    66:57
“[Giltburg's] originality stems from a convergence of heart and mind, served by immaculate technique and motivated by a deep and abiding love for one of the 20th century’s greatest composer-pianists.” - Gramophone "Giltburg is an artist whose range of expression brought so much more than slushy romance to Rachmaninov’s emotion-laden score. Whether wistful and dreamy or tense and heart-aching, the lyricism of his playing was a joy to listen to." - The Scotsman Winner of the 2013 Queen Elisabeth Competition Russian-Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg presents four works by Rachmaninov and on this release. The centrepieces are the Russian master's Piano Concerto No. 2—for which Giltburg is joined by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto—and the Études-tableaux, Op. 33, eight evocative and highly virtuosic pieces. These are complemented by two Rachmaninov arrangements: the beloved and romantic Liebesleid by Kreisler and Franz Behr's humorous polka Lachtäubchen.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland and The Concert Hall, Wyastone Estate, Monmouth, Wales Produced by Andrew Keener Engineer: Phil Rowlands Assistant Engineers: James Clarke and Matthew Swan

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