CD-1239(1) FRIEDRICH GULDA PLAYS BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15; Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 (recorded with the Wiener Symphoniker, Gulda conducting, 22 Jan. 1953); 4 Bagatelles, Op. 126 (Op. 126, No. 1 (recorded in Sao Paulo, 19 April 1956) Op. 126, No. 2 (recorded in Sao Paulo, 19 April 1956); Op. 126, No. 3 (recorded in Bergamo, 9 Feb. 1959) Op. 126, No. 5 (recorded in Quito, 10 April 1956). A co-production with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Paul Gulda. Total time: 78:40. UPC# 0-17685-12392-4.

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Sound Clips (MP3):

1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15- 1. Allegro con brio
2. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15- 2. Largo
3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15- 3. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
4. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58- 1. Allegro moderato
5. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58- 2. Andante con moto
6. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58- 3. Rondo (Vivace)
7. Bagatelle for piano in G major, Op. 126-1
8. Bagatelle for piano in G minor, Op. 126-2
9. Bagatelle for piano in E flat major, Op. 126-3
10. Bagatelle for piano in G major, Op. 126-5

BUZZ: The Austrian pianist and performance artist Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000) was highly acclaimed worldwide for his Beethoven interpretations. Here are two of his best early live recordings, in new digital restorations, along with some never-before-released Bagatelles from the family archive. Notes (in German and English) by Friedhelm Flamme, Gulda's biographer.

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