4 Piano Concertos Rachmaninoff

S.Rachmaninov - The 4 Piano Concertos, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - V.Eresko

S.Rachmaninov - The 4 Piano Concertos, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Victor Eresko, piano
The USSR Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Gennadi Provatorov,
The Leningrad Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Vladimir Ponkin

2CD Set | APE/MP3-320kbps+cue+cover | no log | 541.4/277.1Mb | Melodija 1996
Zoltan Kocsis, Budapest FO, Ivan Fischer - Franz Liszt: Piano Concertos; Erno von Dohnanyi: Variations on a Nursery Song (1989)

Franz Liszt: Piano Concertos; Ernö von Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song (1989)
Zoltán Kocsis, piano; Budapest Festival Orchestra; Iván Fischer, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 251 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 163 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 422 380-2 | Time: 01:00:36

So what if Liszt spent most of his life in France and Germany and never learned to speak Hungarian? The music of the Magyars' fiery favorite son played by a hot-blooded local boy is an irresistible combination. Even the delightful Dohnanyi filler (variations on ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star'') doesn't really douse the flames. Put it in the CD player and let 'er rip! Just be sure to remove all flammable vestments first. (Entertainment Weekly)
Menahem Pressler - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 27 (Live) (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Menahem Pressler, Kimbo Ishii & Magdeburg Philharmonic - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 27 (Live) (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 77:51 minutes | 765 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

“…..Pressler has played Mozart’s piano concertos with such frequency that they can be reckoned among the works that have occupied him the most in his life. Fortunately, a wish that Pressler and the musicians of the Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra had been having for many years finally came true: in May and December 2016, Pressler performed as a soloist in his home town. In May he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto in B Flat Major K595, and in December he played the Piano Concerto in A Major K488. On the subject of Mozart, he remarks: “In Mozart there are no ‘empty’ passages.
Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, Yevgeny Kissin, Vladimir Fedoseyev, TSO - Tikhon Khrennikov: Violin & Piano Concertos (2013)

Tikhon Khrennikov: Violin & Piano Concertos (2013)
Vadim Repin, violin; Maxim Vengerov, violin; Yevgeny Kissin, piano; Tikhon Khrennikov, piano
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio; Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 359 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 169 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 9448 | Time: 01:10:59

Tikhon Khrennikov was certainly an equivocal figure in the history of 20th-century Russian music. A composer with a tendency towards popular theatrical genres and lyricism, the naively optimistic nature of his music was soon noticed by the Soviet government, which took Khrennikov under its wing and appointed him Secretary of the reorganised Union of Composers in 1948 – a post he held for no less than 43 years. During his tenure in the role, Khrennikov witnessed the persecution of numerous artists who refused to comply with the USSR's dictated enthusiasm for all things socialist in musical culture. Such behaviour surely confirms his political stance, and yet it is known that Khrennikov on more than one occasion came to the aid of several musicians, protecting them from arrest and helping to forge the careers of many young and talented artists. This recording is historic in the sense that it features 3 Soviet child prodigies: Yevgeny Kissin, Maxim Vengerov and Vadim Repin, now household names in western musical life, then the perfect examples of successful Soviet education and training. Khrennikov himself is the soloist in his 3rd piano concerto.
Peter Donohoe - Shostakovich: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-2 & Piano Concertos Nos. 1-2 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Peter Donohoe, Orchestra of the Swan & David Curtis - Shostakovich: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-2 & Piano Concertos Nos. 1-2 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 79:36 minutes | 1.26 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Celebrated international pianist Peter Donohoe continues his series of Shostakovich releases with the contrasting pairs of Piano Concertos and Piano Sonatas, works covering some four decades of the composer's creative life.
Alicia de Larrocha, Georg Solti - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24-27 (2010)

Alicia de Larrocha, Georg Solti - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24-27 (2010)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Digital Booklet | 02:08:32 | 319 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca

This double-CD budget set brings together two performances by Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha, collaborating both times with Georg Solti as conductor. Each disc includes a pair of Mozart piano concertos. The music on the first CD, recorded in 1985, has never been released, because, the booklet asserts, post-production work was needed to clean up the acoustics.
Natasa Veljkovic, Bayerisches Kammerorchester Bad Brückenau & Johannes Moesus - Beecke: Piano Concertos (2016)

Natasa Veljkovic, Bayerisches Kammerorchester Bad Brückenau & Johannes Moesus - Beecke: Piano Concertos
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 62:21 min | 358 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2016

Today nothing remains of Ignaz von Beecke’s former renown as a pianist and composer. The early music lexicographers Gerber and Lipowsky were among those who celebrated his renown, but his many works have all been forgotten. And yet he created music of great originality very much absolutely worth getting to know. The present CD featuring his piano concertos is a pioneering effort representing one of the first commercial releases with works by this composer.
Menahem Pressler, Kimbo Ishii & Magdeburg Philharmonic - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 27 (Live) (2017)

Menahem Pressler, Kimbo Ishii & Magdeburg Philharmonic - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 27 (Live)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 77:51 min | 336 MB
Label: CAvi-music | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

Renowned pianist Menahem Pressler performs Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos. 23 and 27, accompanied by the Magdeburg Philharmonic and conductor Kimbo Ishii. Widely known as a founding member of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio, Pressler is also a respected soloist with a career spanning almost 60 years. The skill and experience developed over those years is apparent on this live recording, which also features Pressler performing Debussy's La Cathédrale engloutie and two solo works by Chopin.
Jean Claude Pennetier - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 21 & No. 24 (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Jean Claude Pennetier - Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 21 & No. 24 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 57:52 minutes | 549 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

With these two piano concertos, Jean-Claude Pennetier establishes the authenticity of Mozart’s gift. The tenderness and fire of No. 21 mirror the anguish and inner intensity of No. 24. The two pieces are close to perfect and prove, as Mauriac put it, that: “As long as men inhabit the earth, just a few bars of Mozart can remind us of the paradise we lost, a paradise that may still exist as long as we can hear the echoes of its laughter and tears in such divine music.”
Glenn Gould, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Golschmann, Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Bach: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5 & 7 (1992)

Glenn Gould, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Golschmann, Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Bach: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5 & 7 (1992)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 460 Mb | Total time: 69:42+38:08 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony | # SM2K 52591 | Recorded: 1957, 58, 67, 69

Glenn Gould was this century's greatest Bach player, so these legendary recordings are self-recommending. While other fine pianists have made powerful statements in this music, no one sounds anything like Gould. His phenomenal clarity of articulation, digital control, and well, just plain interesting way with the music set him completely apart from the competition. With playing of this individuality and quality, it's pointless to engage in any debate with respect to the appropriateness of the piano versus the harpsichord. Scholars and pedants may continue to argue, but the fact is, it doesn't matter. Great musicianship always serves great music best.
-David Hurwitz