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Concerto For Piano And Orchestra (1926) - Xiayin Wang - American Piano Concertos (SACD, Album)


  1. The three works on this disc offer a fascinating insight into the varying attitudes of 20th century American composes to the musical traditions of both Europe and their homeland. Accompanied by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian, Xiayin Wang plays concertos by the American composers George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber.
  2. COPLAND Piano Concerto. GERSHWIN Piano Concerto • Xiayin Wang (pn); Peter Oundjian, cond; Royal Scottish Natl O • CHANDOS (SACD: ) Let’s get this out of the way: this combination of a Chinese pianist, Canadian conductor, and Scottish orchestra delivers some of the most vibrant and stylish takes on these American piano concertos you are likely to hear Read more anywhere. The .
  3. Barber’s electrifying and athletically awesome Concerto () opens the disc. You only have to hear the soloist’s first entry to know that in Xiayin Wang you have a virtuoso with all the power and pizzazz to encompass the work’s demands – and more. She leads from the front, with Oundjian giving the percussion and brass sections their head.
  4. Samuel Barber (): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op Aaron Copland (): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra George Gershwin (): Concerto. Xiayin Wang, piano Royal Scottish National Orchestra Peter Oundjian, conductor.
  5. Recording of the Week, Xiayin Wang performs piano concertos by Ginastera 1st June Chandos's survey of Ginastera's orchestral music concludes with the Piano Concerto No. 1 and other works performed by pianist Xiayin Wang and the BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena.
  6. Apr 21,  · Song Piano Concerto in F Major: I. Allegro; Artist Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, Peter Keuschnig, Jeffrey Swann; Album Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris & Piano Concerto.
  7. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 3 & Scriabin: Piano Concerto in F sharp minor Xiayin Wang (piano) This is one of the freshest and most enjoyable accounts [of Tchaikovsky 1] I .
  8. Piano Concerto No. 3 was originally begun as a symphony, all of which except the first movement was ultimately abandoned; that surviving movement was later completed as a single-movement concert work for piano and orchestra. Scriabin finished his piano concerto in only a few days, although it took months to orchestrate it before the premiere.
  9. American Piano Concertos Samuel BARBER () Piano Concerto, Op. 38 () [] Aaron COPLAND () Piano Concerto () [] George GERSHWIN () Concerto in F () [] Xiayin Wang (piano) Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Peter Oundjian rec. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 11 February (Gershwin), April.

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