Early Recordings - Martha Argerich (piano)
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  1. Piano Sonata No. 17 in D major ("Trumpet", "Hunt"), K. 576
  2. Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10/3
  3. Toccata for piano in D minor, Op. 11
  4. Gaspard de la nuit, for piano, M. 55
  5. Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor ("From Old Notebooks"), Op. 28
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  1. Piano Sonata No. 17 in D major ("Trumpet", "Hunt"), K. 576
  2. Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10/3
  3. Toccata for piano in D minor, Op. 11
  4. Gaspard de la nuit, for piano, M. 55
  5. Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor ("From Old Notebooks"), Op. 28
  6. Sonatine for piano in F sharp minor, M. 40
  7. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major ("War Sonata 2/Stalingrad"), Op. 83
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Most of these recordings were made in 1960, when the pianist Martha Argerich was just 18; there is a fearsomely proficient Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83, from seven years later, after Argerich had won the Chopin Piano Competition and was on her way to stardom. The recordings are taken from radio broadcasts that are quite good sonically by 1960 standards, and they give abundant evidence of why those in the know spotted the young Argentine and began to give her bigger opportunities. Sample the opening ...

Early Recordings 2016, Deutsche Grammophon

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