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This was the concerto with which Gould gave his orchestral début, playing its first movement on 8 May 1946. “Who does the kid think he is, Artur Schnabel?” snorted one critic, while another touted the thirteen-year-old boy as a “genius.” Whatever the case, this was the Beethoven concerto he played most frequently in public—twenty-nine times.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58

Released: 1961

    Disc 1

  1. Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58: II. Andante con moto
  3. Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58: III. Rondo: Vivace