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Concerto

By Gramophone Magazine

As exhilarating as they are beautiful, concertos are often battles of will, of one voice striving to be heard among many. Here are some of the greatest concerto recordings, curated by Gramophone, the world's leading classical music magazine.

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    Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In D Major, Op. 35, TH 59: 1. Allegro moderatoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky , Lisa Batiashvili , Staatskapelle Berlin , Daniel BarenboimTchaikovsky, Sibelius: Violin Concertos
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    Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: II. RomanzeErich Wolfgang Korngold , Vilde Frang , James Gaffigan , Hr-sinfonieorchesterKorngold & Britten: Violin Concertos
    8:500:30
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    Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat, Op.83: 4. Allegretto grazioso - Un poco più prestoJohannes Brahms , Nelson Freire , Gewandhausorchester Leipzig , Riccardo ChaillyBrahms: The Piano Concertos (Bonus Track Version)
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    Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, TH 55: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spiritoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky , Denis Kozhukhin , Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin , Vassily SinaiskyTchaikovsky & Grieg: Piano Concertos
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    Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op.14: 2. AndanteSamuel Barber , Joshua Bell , Baltimore Symphony Orchestra , David ZinmanThe Beauty Of Barber
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    Piano Concerto No.3, BB 127, Sz. 119: 1. AllegrettoBéla Bartók , Hélène Grimaud , London Symphony Orchestra , Pierre BoulezBartók: The Piano Concertos
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    Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: II. AdagioEdvard Grieg , Leif Ove Andsnes , Mariss Jansons , Berliner PhilharmonikerBallad for Edvard Grieg
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    Prokofiev : Violin Concerto No.1 in D major Op.19 : II Scherzo - VivacissimoSergei Prokofiev , Maxim Vengerov , Mstislav Rostropovich , London Symphony OrchestraMaxim Vengerov - Great Violin Concertos
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    Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro vivaceFrédéric Chopin , Martha Argerich , Charles Dutoit , Orchestre Symphonique de MontréalMartha Argerich - Concerti
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    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18: II. Adagio sostenutoSergei Rachmaninoff , Leif Ove Andsnes , Antonio Pappano , Berliner PhilharmonikerRachmaninov: Complete Piano Concertos
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    Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 77: IV. Burlesque: Allegro con brioDmitri Shostakovich , Lydia Mordkovitch , Royal Scottish National Orchestra , Neeme JärviShostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2
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    Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 85: III. Rondo: Allegro moderatoJohann Nepomuk Hummel , Stephen Hough , English Chamber Orchestra , Bryden ThomsonHummel: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3
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    Violin Concerto No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 129: III. Adagio - AllegroDmitri Shostakovich , Lydia Mordkovitch , Royal Scottish National Orchestra , Neeme JärviShostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2
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    Concerto No. 16 in D Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 451: I. Allegro assaiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart , Murray Perahia , English Chamber OrchestraMozart: The Piano Concertos
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    Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderatoLudwig van Beethoven , Bernard Haitink , Murray Perahia , Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraBeethoven: Concertos for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 & 4
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