SAMUIL FEINBERG PIANO CONCERTI




The Samuil Feinberg Piano Concerti are big, potent works, quite possibly the last of a dying breed of concerto. Here are good performances of the first and third by contemporary pianists, and a recording of the second played by the composer.






Piano Concerto 1 in C major, Op 20 (1931)
Christophe Sirodeau, piano
Leif Segerstam conducting the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra


i Largamente assai






ii Largo Maestoso e Funebre






iiia Allegro tempestoso






iiib Allegro tempestoso







Piano Concerto 2 in Op 36 (1944)
Samuil Feinberg, piano
Nikolai Anosov conducting an unidentified orchestra
recorded in 1946


i Allegro






ii






iii Allegro






iv







Piano Concerto 3 in C minor, Op 44 (1947)
Victor Bunin, piano
Gennadi Cherkasov conducting the Ostankino Large Symphony Orchestra


i Grave. Allegro maestoso






ii Andante molto sostenuto






iii Animato assai




















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