7 May 2013

Curtain Raiser: Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 4

From the collecton Curtain Raiser
Piano keyboard

Piano keyboard Photo: Public Domain

The piano’s delicate opening phrase is one of Western music’s most telling and tender expressions and would have been a real surprise to early 19th century listeners. Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto is introduced by Peter Watts.

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