HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Piano Concerti KV 271 & KV 39 (Geza Anda)

All thanks for this beauty go to Jean-Luc
Géza Anda’s interpretations of Mozart’s piano concertos are immortal classics that should not be overlooked. Granted, it is a crowded field, which include many excellent accounts (Perahia’s, for example). But these recordings – made in Salzburg – are fine examples of the rare moments in music making when a soloist and ensemble forms a coherent unit. Anda and his Salzburger team know Mozart by heart, and they perform these works with an unmatched dedication and sophistication. Technical brilliance is not the ultimate goal here; it is rather the music itself, how to let it flow with a balanced passion. This keeps the element of spontaneity, so crucial in Mozart’s music, alive and sparkling.

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Geza Anda
Orchestra: Camerata Academica Des Salzburger Mozarteums
Conductor: Geza Anda
Vinyl 1970
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: DGG
DR 14
Size: 920 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

During his lifetime Geza Anda was acknowledged as among the foremost interpreters of Mozart’s piano scores, perfoming annually at the Salzburg Festival towards the end of his life. His Mozart piano concerto cycle was the first to be recorded almost in its entirety by one soloist and orchestra. It was also the first to have the orchestra under the soloist’s direction. Recorded over the span of several years, these performances still sound quite vividly clear and crisp. The sound quality on these recordings is absolutely first rate.

Credit is due to Deutsche Grammophon’s recording engineers; these are some of the label’s best recordings from the 1960’s. As a soloist, Anda gives introspective, yet passionate, readings of Mozart’s scores which lack the exuberance of Daniel Barenboim’s performances with the English Chamber Orchestra, but are as polished as Alfred Brendel’s with the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields under Sir Neville Marriner’s direction. Most noteworthy are his performances of the 14th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 26th and 27th concerti, but the others sound fine too.



  Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 9 Es-Dur KV 271 (Jeunehomme-Konzert)  
A1 1. Satz: Allegro 10:16
A2 2. Satz: Andantino 13:29
B1 3. Satz: Rondeau: Presto – Menuetto: Cantabile – Presto 10:05
  Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur KV 39  
B2 1. Satz: Allegro Spiritoso 5:06
B3 2. Satz: Andante 4:34
B4 3. Satz: Molto Allegro 3:41


Analyzed folder: /96k WAM – Piano Concerti No. 2, 9 – Geza Anda
DR        Peak        RMS        Filename
DR14        -2.03 dB     -20.29 dB     A1 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 9 Es-Dur KV 271 (Jeunehomme-Konzert) – 1. Satz- Allegro.aif
DR14        -2.32 dB     -21.63 dB     A2 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 9 Es-Dur KV 271 (Jeunehomme-Konzert) – 2. Satz- Andantino.aif
DR15        -0.68 dB     -20.83 dB     B1 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 9 Es-Dur KV 271 (Jeunehomme-Konzert) – 3. Satz- Rondeau- Presto – Menuetto- Cantabile – Presto.aif
DR14        -0.82 dB     -19.64 dB     B2 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur KV 39 – 1. Satz- Allegro Spiritoso.aif
DR14        -3.05 dB     -21.03 dB     B3 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur KV 39 – 2. Satz- Andante.aif
DR12        -1.82 dB     -17.98 dB     B4 Konzert Fuer Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur KV 39 – 3. Satz- Molto Allegro.aif
Number of files:    6
Official DR value:    DR14


Ripping Info


  • Software: iZotope RX 4 Advanced, Adobe Audition CS 5.5, Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Super light de-clicking with iZotope, significant clicks manually removing, no de-noising
  • DR-Analisys before converting to Flac
  • Converting Wave -> Flac: Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Artwork: Sony Alpha 350, Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Photoshop CS 5.5

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  1. Another GEM! Many thanks!!!

  2. Fantastic Pianism!
    A great recording, Rach and Jean-Luc.


  3. david chang

    Thank you very much

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