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Favorite Beethoven piano concertos

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In reply to an earlier post on Mar 25, 2012, 4:16:21 AM PDT
D. M. Ohara says:
As you probably know, Beethoven's first should really be his second, as it was written after what we call No. 2, though it was published first. It is a masterpiece. The first DGG recording by Christoph Eschenbach was always a top recommendation.

Posted on Mar 25, 2012, 5:51:14 AM PDT
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Posted on Mar 25, 2012, 6:59:27 AM PDT
Jim Ginn says:
Long ago when I heard the Beethoven 2nd concerto on the radio I always mistook it for a Mozart concerto until it got to the humongus cadenza that Beethoven wrote years later. I think it makes the 1st movement lop-sided. Are there any recordings that use the original cadenza?
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In reply to an earlier post on Mar 25, 2012, 7:14:14 AM PDT
Edgar Self says:
James Ginn -- Before I finally got it drummed into my head, I also would tune in, say, to the second movement of Beethoven's second concerto on FM and listen, wondering which Mozart concerto this is. Then the Rondo would tell me otherwise.

Posted on Apr 10, 2012, 10:45:05 PM PDT
John Bennett says:
He's 22 years younger than me! He's a "teeny-bopper!"
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