Dvorak and Schoenfield Piano Concertos

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Catalogue No: ATH 23021
EAN/UPC: 5022736102129
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Release Date: July 1999
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Discs: 1
Total Playing Time: 70:03
Sample: Schoenfield: Dog's Heaven

Athena’s recordings with German pianist Andreas Boyde have been exceptionally well received by critics,. This CD derives from two live broadcast performances; the Dvorak given in the Freiburg opera House and the Schoenfield in the Kulturpalast, Dresden.

Picked on release as the Reader Offer disc by BBC Music Magazine.

Time Out Magazine’s “Seasonal Selection” – December 1999

ANDREAS BOYDE (piano)

Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Johannes Fritzsch (Dvořák);
Dresden Sinfoniker conducted by Jonathan Nott (Schoenfield)

Dvořák: Piano concerto in G minor
Schoenfield: Piano concerto “four parables”

Former catalogue number ATHCD21

Track Listing

    Antonin Dvořák:

  1. I. Piano Concerto in G minor – Allegro agitato (19:49)
  2. II. Piano Concerto in G minor – Andante sostenuto (9:21)
  3. III. Piano Concerto in G minor – Allegro con fuoco (11:51)
  4. Paul Schoenfield:

  5. I. Piano Concerto “The Four Parables” – Rambling till the Butcher cuts us Down (5:38)
  6. II. Piano Concerto “The Four Parables” – Senility’s Ride (7:38)
  7. III. Piano Concerto “The Four Parables” – Elegy (8:04)
  8. IV. Piano Concerto “The Four Parables” – Dog’s Heaven (7:18)

Reviews

MusicWeb International

Andreas Boyde’s performance is both very exciting and gloriously effective. So good is [the Schoenfield] that it makes George Gershwin sound like an amateur. What joyful, witty and totally absorbing music this is. As for the piano playing, one can only exclaim astonishment and admiration. It is a sensational success. The recording is exemplary.

” —David Wright