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Johannes Brahms Conductor: Paavo Jarvi Ensemble: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Nicholas Angelich Record label: Virgin Catalogue ID: 50999 5189982

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897 : Germany) Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Leif Ove Andsnes Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5565832

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Conductor: Uri Segal Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Radu Lupu Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 478 2922

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Maurizio Pollini Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4775795

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Jonathan Biss Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 21727023

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (1) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (1) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Ensemble: Orchestra of Opera North Soloists: Howard Shelley Record label: Chandos Catalogue ID: CHAN 10509

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Conductor: Antonio Mendez Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Ingrid Fliter Record label: Linn Catalogue ID: CKD 555

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Conductor: Marc Albrecht Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of Strasbourg Soloists: Martin Helmchen Record label: Pentatone Catalogue ID: PTC 5186333

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Soloists: Thomas Ades; Belcea Quartet; Corin Long Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5576642

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Soloists: Leopold String Trio; Paul Lewis; Graham Mitchell Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA 67527

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Ensemble: ;Richard Duven, Peter Riegelbauer Soloists: Alfred Brendel; Tabea Zimmermann; Thomas Zehetmair Record label: PHILIPS Catalogue ID: 4460012

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