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Piano Concertos No.9 "Jeunehomme"& No. 18

Kristian Bezuidenhout, Freiburger Barockorchester
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The origins of these concertos, performed here by Kristian Bezuidenhout, may each be traced to a woman. The so-called “Jeunehomme” Concerto, K. 271, a vehicle for rather unexpected musical daring, could instead take its nickname from the work’s dedicatee: the piano virtuoso Louise Victoire Jenamy, daughter of Mozart’s old friend, the dancer Noverre. As for K. 456, cast in a more traditional mould yet so elaborate and seductive, it was apparently composed for Maria Theresia von Paradis, a blind pianist acclaimed throughout Europe. Two works distinctly different in character, while somehow being aptly complementary…

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WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART [1756-1791] Piano Concerto No. 9 "Jeunehomme" K. 271 E-flat major / Mi bémol majeur / Es-Dur · I. Allegro (10'33) · II. Andantino (11'28) · III. Rondeau. Presto (10'52) Piano Concerto No. 18 K. 456 B-flat major / Si bémol majeur / B-Dur · I. Allegro vivace (12'04) · II. Andante un poco sostenuto (9'46) · III. Allegro vivace Cadenzas by Kristian Bezuidenhout (8'23)

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