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This is an image posted on Twitter by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra of the recording being made of the Urspruch and Bronsart PCs for Hyperion. Can anyone make out who the conductor and soloist are?


Is that the Cadogan Hall?
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I'm not saying I didn't enjoy the piece - but compared with his A flat PC, well....
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Thanx JimL, I never noticed it before. You are right and I have edited my description accordingly... but nevertheless it does give the impression of a scherzo & Trio form!
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@Jonathan. They just should have mentioned "complete original piano music". At that time, piano arrangements and extracts were not put on such a high (and mostly exaggerated) pedestal as posterity is doing today. This also includes, in my personal opinion, Liszt's arragements of Beethoven's Symphonies... Who wants them in the concert-halls today? Pianists, recording and performing them in concerts should explore more important forgotten pieces. We should forget those "promotional" arrangements and appreciate mainly those for orchestra or other instrumental groups. Imagine recordings of all Symphonies by Romantic composers which were done for 4 or 2-hands-piano? Paraphrases are, perhaps, more valid and interesting...
Alban Berg's (unplayable) vocal score of Schreker's "Der Ferne Klang" (it had to be withdrawn and republished in an easier version by Ferdinand Rebay) and Arnold Schoenberg's & Co's operetta vocal scores (and orchestrations) are, as far as I remember, not mentioned in their work catalogues.
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FBerwald - there is no "trio" in the Allegretto scherzando of the G minor concerto.  If you give it a careful listen (and graph it out tonally and formally) you will find that it is in a perfect sonata form - as is the finale.
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Maybe not to you, hope to have the chance to make up my own mind, something I am quite capable of. Jim
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Exquisite ... Can't wait for this to be released.
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And here's a teaser from Simon Callahan of the Scholz PC:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BUes6oTAj6G/
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This is an image posted on Twitter by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra of the recording being made of the Urspruch and Bronsart PCs for Hyperion. Can anyone make out who the conductor and soloist are?



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It's not a great discovery, though.
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