LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat, Op. 73 "Emperor" (original version + solo piano transcription by Cyprien Katsaris [b.1951]).
Catalogue Number: 11Q089
Label: Piano 21
Reference: P21 051-N
Description: Brand-new recordings of both, the reason for the solo version a typical sort of "because I can", the pianist saying that he's been frustrated since childhood at not being able to play the introductory tutti of the first movement. Cyprien Katsaris (piano), Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Sir Neville Marriner.