Piano Concerto no. 2 in Bb, Op. 83

The Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms is a composition for solo piano with orchestral accompaniment. It is separated by a gap of 22 years from the composer's first piano concerto. Brahms began work on the piece in 1878 and completed it in 1881 while in Pressbaum near Vienna. It is dedicated to his teacher, Eduard Marxsen. The premiere of the concerto was given in Budapest on November 9, 1881, with Brahms as soloist, and was an immediate success. He then proceeded to perform the ... more

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Recording University of Chicago Orc. - 1 - Allegro non troppo Download
Recording University of Chicago Orc. - 2 - Allegro appassionato Download
Recording University of Chicago Orc. - 3 - Andante Download
Recording University of Chicago Orc. - 4 - Allegretto grazioso Download

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