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Martha Argerich, The Collection, Vol. 1: The Solo Recordings ()

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Martha Argerich, The Collection, Vol. 1: The Solo Recordings - Martha Argerich (piano)

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  1. Scherzo for piano No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39, CT. 199
  2. Rhapsodies (2) for piano, Op. 79
  3. Toccata for piano in D minor, Op. 11
  4. Jeux d'eau, for piano
  5. Barcarolle for piano in F sharp major, Op. 60, CT. 6
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  1. Scherzo for piano No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39, CT. 199
  2. Rhapsodies (2) for piano, Op. 79
  3. Toccata for piano in D minor, Op. 11
  4. Jeux d'eau, for piano
  5. Barcarolle for piano in F sharp major, Op. 60, CT. 6
  6. Hungarian Rhapsody, for piano, 4 hands No. 6 in E flat major (Carnival in Pest), S. 621/6 (LW B41/6)
  7. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, CT. 203
  8. Polonaise-fantasy for piano No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, CT. 156
  9. Polonaise for piano No. 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
  10. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 59, CT. 86-88
  11. Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178 (LW A179)
  12. Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
  13. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202
  14. Andante spianato and grande polonaise for piano & orchestra, Op. 22
  15. Scherzo for piano No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31, CT. 198
  16. Gaspard de la nuit, for piano
  17. Sonatine for piano in F sharp minor
  18. Valses (8) nobles et sentimentales, for piano (or orchestra)
  19. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189
  20. Prelude for piano No. 25 in C sharp minor, Op. 45, CT. 190
  21. Prelude for piano No. 26 in A flat major ("Presto con leggierezza"), KK IVb/7, CT. 191 (B. 86)
  22. Partita for keyboard No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826 (BC L2)
  23. English Suite, for keyboard No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 (BC L14)
  24. Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood) for piano, Op. 15
  25. Kreisleriana, 8 fantasies for piano, Op. 16
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If you don't already know these eight discs by Argentinean pianist Martha Argerich, you owe it to yourself to stop whatever you're doing and hear them because by common consent they represent a peak of postwar pianism. Argerich's technique knows no limits, and her personality as captured here knows no restraint. Thankfully these qualities are ...

Martha Argerich, The Collection, Vol. 1: The Solo Recordings 2008, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947758709

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