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26 Apr 2013

Bernard Vitebsky / Mervyn Vicars - Beethoven. Piano Concerto 3 - Concert Artist 1955

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra no.3 in C minor, op.37  
I:  Allegro con brio  (cadenza: Ignaz Moscheles)  ~  II:  Largo  ~  III:  Allegro - Presto             
2 files zip FLAC  Mega Download
Bernard Vitebsky, piano  ~ Concert Artist Symphony Orchestra  conducted by  Mervyn Vicars  
SAGA/ARC Fidelity  FDY 2043   Re-issued 1963  (originally: Concert Artist  LPA 1079...that LP catalogue deleted almost immediately..)   
Recorded: late 1954/early 1955 - Levy's Sound Studios, London ?
The performance/recording is really quite good; especially side 1/the excellent Moscheles cadenza.  Slight 'De-Click' applied.   
Not on CD.   Original cover 'design' / 2007 Obituary >>>