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Carte Blanche / Martha Argerich


Release Date: 07/31/2015 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002357602  
Composer:  Witold LutoslawskiBéla BartókLudwig van BeethovenRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Gabriela MonteroMartha ArgerichRenaud CapuçonJulian Rachlin,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The first release in Deutsche Grammophon’s new partnership with the Verbier Festival, this album documents a concert when Martha Argerich was given carte blanche to invite whoever she wanted, to play whatever she and they chose at her Verbier Festival concert on 27 July 2007. Argerich’s artistic partners are Yuri Bashmet, Renaud Capucon, Lang Lang, Mischa Maisky, Gabriela Montero and Julian Rachlin. “A night never to be forgotten ... a river of music” (Diapason). The first release in Deutsche Grammophon’s new partnership with the Verbier Festival, this album documents a concert when Martha Argerich was given carte blanche to invite whoever she wanted, to play whatever she and they chose at her Verbier Festival concert on 27 July 2007. Argerich’s artistic partners are Yuri Bashmet, Renaud Capucon, Lang Lang, Mischa Maisky, Gabriela Montero and Julian Rachlin. “A night never to be forgotten ... a river of music” (Diapason). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations on a theme of Paganini for 2 Pianos by Witold Lutoslawski
Performer:  Gabriela Montero (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Poland 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1, Sz 75 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Budapest, Hungary 
3.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Julian Rachlin (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
5.
Ma mčre l'oye: Suite by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; France 
6.
Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Yuri Bashmet (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Improvisations (8) on “Happy Birthday to You" by Lily Maisky
Performer:  Gabriela Montero (Piano)
8.
Rondo for Piano 4 hands in A major, D 951 "Grand Rondo" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 

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