CDs – Piano Concertos

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Piano Concertos

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Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 1, 2 & 4 (Perahia) · iTunes
Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 3, 5, 6, 7 (Perahia) · iTunes

Barber: Symphony No. 1/Piano Concerto/Souvenir (Browning) · iTunes (different album)

Bartók: Concertos (Kovacevich) · iTunes

Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos (Brendel) · iTunes

Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Haydn Variations etc. (Barenboim) · iTunes

Chopin: Complete Works For Piano And Orchestra (Arrau) · iTunes

Gershwin: Works for Piano & Orchestra (Siegel) · iTunes

Ginastera: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 (De Marinis) · iTunes

Grieg: Piano Concerto; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Konzertstück (Entremont, Serkin) · iTunes (different album)

Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 4; Symphony No. 2 (Stott) · iTunes
Kabalevsky: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3; Colas Breugnon Overture; The Comedians (Stott) · iTunes

Khachaturian: Piano Concerto; Gayaneh Ballet Suite; Masquerade Suite (Orbelian) · iTunes

Liebermann: Piano Concertos (Hough) · iTunes

Ligeti Project I: Melodien / Chamber Concerto / Piano Concerto / Mysteries of the Macabre (Aimard) · iTunes (different album)

Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos.1 & 2; Totentanz (Zimerman) · iTunes

Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Capriccio Brilliant / Rondo Brilliant (Frith) · iTunes
Mendelssohn: Concertos for 2 Pianos (Frith, Tinney) · iTunes
Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings; Concerto for Violin and Strings (Frith) · iTunes (different album)

Mozart: The Piano Concertos [Box Set] (Uchida) · iTunes
Mozart: Rondos for Piano & Orchestra, Piano Concerto No. 26 (Perahia) · iTunes
Mozart, Mendelssohn, Bruch: Double Piano Concerto (Pekinel sisters) · iTunes

P.D. Q. Bach: Two Pianos Are Better Than One (Schickele, Parker) · not available on iTunes

Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (Gutierrez, Berman) · iTunes

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Kissin) · iTunes (different album)
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 (Kissin) · iTunes
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapsody on Theme of Paganini (Entremont) · iTunes

Ravel: Piano Concertos (Francois) · iTunes

Scriabin: Piano Concerto (Ugorski) · iTunes

Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2, Concertino (Uhlig) · iTunes

Stravinsky: Piano Concerto; Ebony Concerto; Capriccio; Movements (Ashkenazy)

Tchaikovsky: Complete Works For Piano And Orchestra (Haas)

Villa-Lobos: 5 Piano Concertos (Ortiz)

Weber: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 2, Koncertstück (Demidenko)

Romantic Piano Concerto Collection

Vol. 1 – Moszkowski Piano Concerto / Paderewski Piano Concerto (Lane)
Vol. 14 – Litolff Concertos 2 & 4 (Donohoe)
Vol. 22 – Busoni Concerto (Hamelin) · iTunes
Vol. 26 – Litolff Concertos 3 & 5 (Donohoe)
Vol. 27 – Saint-Saëns Concertos 1-5 (Hough) · iTunes
Vol. 48 – Benedict Concertos Op. 45 & Op. 89; Macfarren Concertstuck (Shelley)
Vol. 50 – Tchaikovsky Concertos 1, 2, 3 (Hough)

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