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Steinway Legends - Martha Argerich


Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000721602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachRobert SchumannJohannes BrahmsFranz Liszt,   ... 
Performer:  Martha ArgerichAlexander Economou
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Works on This Recording

1. Toccata in C minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717; Weimar, Germany 
2. Sonata for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1838; Germany 
3. Rhapsodies (2) for Piano, Op. 79: no 1 in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Austria 
4. Rhapsodies (2) for Piano, Op. 79: no 2 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Austria 
5. Hungarian Themes and Rhapsodies (21) for Piano, S 242: no 6 in G minor, Lento by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1847; Weimar, Germany 
6. Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Weimar, Germany 
7. Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
8. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
9. Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
10. Prelude for Piano in A flat major, B 86 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
11. Jeux d'eau by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; France 
12. Gaspard de la nuit by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; France 
13. Toccata for Piano in D minor, Op. 11 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Russia 
14. Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: no 1, Non allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexander Economou (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 
15. Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Toccata In C Minor BWV 911
Piano Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22: 1. So rasch wie möglich - Schneller - Noch schneller
Piano Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22: 2. Andantino
Piano Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22: 3. Scherzo (Sehr rasch und markiert)
Piano Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22: 4. Rondo (Presto - Etwas langsamer - Prestissimo, quasi cadenza - Immer schneller und schneller)
Rhapsody in B minor, Op.79, No.1
Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79, No.2
Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 In D Flat, S.244
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Lento assai - Allegro energico
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Grandioso
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Cantando espressivo
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Pesante - Recitativo
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Andante sostenuto
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Quasi Adagio
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Allegro energico
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Più mosso
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Cantando espressivo senza slentare
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Stretta quasi Presto - Presto - Prestissimo
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Lento assai
Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante in E flat, Op.22: Andante spianato. Tranquillo -
Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante in E flat, Op.22: Polonaise. Allegro molto
Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45: Sostenuto
Barcarolle In F Sharp, Op.60
Scherzo No.3 In C Sharp Minor, Op.39
Prélude No.26 in A flat, Op.posth.: Presto con leggierezza
Jeux d'eau
Gaspard de la nuit, M.55: Ondine
Gaspard de la nuit: Le gibet
Gaspard de la nuit: Scarbo
Toccata, Op.11
Symphonic Dances, Op.45: 1. Non allegro

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