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Benjamin Grosvenor plays Rhapsody in Blue

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd

reservations pale into Beckmesserish scratchings besides the delights of this disc and especially of Grosvenor's pianism. I can only concur with other critics who hear in his tone and phrasing... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    6th August 2012
  • Gramophone Magazine
    November 2012
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

Work length22:08
$3.30
$4.20
$6.15
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • James Judd
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool

1. Andante sostenuto

Track length10:25
$1.10
$1.40
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2. Allegro scherzando

Track length5:37
$1.10
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3. Presto

Track length6:06
$1.10
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Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals (Grande Fantaisie Zoölogique) - Arr. Godowsky

Work length2:31
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Leopold Godowsky (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool

The Swan

Track length2:31
$1.10
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Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

Work length20:43
$3.30
$4.20
$6.15
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • James Judd
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool

1. Allegramente

Track length8:25
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05

2. Adagio assai

Track length8:18
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05

3. Presto

Track length4:00
$1.10
$1.40
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Ravel: Prélude in A Minor

Work length1:27
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Work length14:50
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Ferde Grofé (work arranger)
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • James Judd
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool

Gershwin: Love Walked In

Work length3:59
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05
  • Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Percy Grainger (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2012-04-19
  • Recording Venue: The Friary, Liverpool