Persichetti-Symphony #5; Piano Concerto: Taub NEW WORLD

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1 Vincent Persichetti (1915- ): Symphony No. 5 "Symphony for Strings" 19:53 44.1/16 Album only
2 Vincent Persichetti (1915- ): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra | 1 Allegro non troppo 14:34 44.1/16 Album only
3 Vincent Persichetti (1915- ): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra | 2: Andante sostenuto 08:11 44.1/16 Album only
4 Vincent Persichetti (1915- ): Concerto for Piano and Orchestra | 3: Allegro vivace 09:45 44.1/16 Album only

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Philadelphia Orchestra, Ricardo Muti, Charles Dutoit; Robert Taub, piano

Persichetti's stylistic breadth has prevented some casual listeners from recognizing a personal profile or unifying character in his music. With greater familiarity, however, a distinctive personality emerges, characterized by an almost childlike sense of mischief and a pervasive geniality of spirit in full control of whatever dynamic conflicts may be at work within the music.

Both the Symphony for Strings and the Piano Concerto are major works from the most fertile, representative period of his career. Each emphasizes the "gritty" aspect of the composer's creative personality, displaying considerable structural complexity, an attenuated