One of these concertos, the C Major, is familiar to me through a 2000 Koch Schwann CD featuring pianist James McChesney with the Slovak Philharmonic Bratislava led by Karl Kemper. Comparison with the current performance is instructive because McChesney's version is a modern-instrument affair, while this new one uses period instruments or copies thereof. A c. 1810 fortepiano by Viennese maker Mathias Müller from the Edwin Beunk collection is pictured on the inside of the booklet's front page, and since no other instrument is mentioned in the text, I assume this is the one that was used for the recording. …
One of these concertos, the C Major, is familiar to me through a 2000 Koch Schwann CD featuring pianist James McChesney with the Slovak Philharmonic Bratislava led by Karl Kemper. Comparison with the current performance is instructive because McChesney's version is a modern-instrument affair, while this new one uses period instruments or copies thereof. A c. 1810 fortepiano by Viennese maker Mathias Müller from the Edwin Beunk collection is pictured on the inside of the booklet's front page, and since no other instrument is mentioned in the text, I assume this is the one that was used for the recording. …Anton Eberl – Piano concertos Op.32 & Op.40

Anton Eberl – Piano concertos Op.32 & Op.40

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ANTON EBERL Piano Concertos: in Eb, op. 40(1); in C, op. 32(2) * 1 Paolo Giacometti, 2 Riko Fukuda (fp); Michael Alexander Willens, cond; Cologne Academy (period instruments) * CPO 777354 (62:03)

 “These performances are absolutely wonderful.”

Fanfare  2012

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