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WEBER: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Polacca brillante

Composer(s):Weber, Carl Maria von
Artist(s) Duinn, Proinnsias O, Conductor • RTE SinfoniettaFrith, Benjamin, piano
Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)
Genre Classical Music
Category ConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.550959
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

Benjamin’s Frith’s accounts are first class and he receives splendid support from O’Duinn and the excellent Dublin Sinfonietta. In consequence, these performances all have real depth (the Konzertstück is particularly fine). Frith’s playing has plenty of dash, yet its impetuosity is never inclined to run away with itself. The Naxos CD is not only very well recorded and inexpensive, it also includes the appropriately named L’Hilarité - Polacca brillante, which Frith play with attractive panache.


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