LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 38 - first movement (transcr. Charles-Valentin Alkan [1813-1888]), Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 (S.464/5), An die ferne Geliebte, S.469 (transcr. Franz Liszt [1811-1886]).
Catalogue Number: 02W028
Label: Piano Classics
Description: The Alkan transcription of 1860 is most notorious for his own cadenza which is almost 200 bars in length and, at its climax, quotes the finale of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Not otherwise available on disc. Leonardo Pierdomenico (piano).