Beethoven: Piano Concertos No. 2 & 3 - Martha Argerich (piano); Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Claudio Abbado (conductor)
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  1. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
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Listen to this disc. It is the reason recordings exist. First: the repertoire -- Beethoven's C minor and B flat major piano concertos -- is among the greatest ever composed. Second: the pianist -- Martha Argerich -- is among the greatest living pianists. Third: the conductor -- Claudio Abbado -- is among, no, simply is the greatest living conductor. Fourth: Argerich and Abbado have known each other almost 40 years and the affectionate and sympathetic performances on this disc are a testimony to the strength of their ...

Beethoven: Piano Concertos No. 2 & 3 2004, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947750260