When Beethoven's fourth piano concerto was about to premiere in a large concert, the composer decided to give a sneak preview to a smaller group, and made this arrangement for a small ensemble rather than a full concert orchestra.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, Movement III: Rondo: Vivace
Boston Chamber Music Society: Ida Levin and Yura Lee, violins; Roger Tapping and Marcus Thompson, violas; Ronald Thomas, cello, Thomas Van Dyck, bass; and David Deveau, piano
Recorded at WGBH's Fraser Performance Studio on November 9, 2012.
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