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Duo Piano Extravaganza / Martha Argerich & Friends


Release Date: 10/17/1995 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 446557   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyBéla BartókWolfgang Amadeus MozartSergei Rachmaninov,   ... 
Performer:  Martha ArgerichStephen KovacevichWilly GoudswaardMichel de Roo,   ... 
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
En blanc et noir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
2.
Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, Sz 110 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Willy Goudswaard (Percussion),
Michel de Roo (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Budapest, Hungary 
3.
Andante and Variations (5) for Piano 4 hands in G major, K 501 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 2, Op. 17 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
5.
Variations on a theme of Paganini for 2 Pianos by Witold Lutoslawski
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Poland 
6.
Carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Markus Steckeler (Xylophone), Eduard Brunner (Clarinet), Irena Grafenauer (Flute),
Georg Hörtnagel (Double Bass), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Tabea Zimmermann (Viola),
Isabelle van Keulen (Violin), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Nelson Freire (Piano),
Martha Argerich (Piano), Edith Salmen-Weber (Glockenspiel)
Written: 1886 
7.
La valse by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
8.
Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra, Sz 115 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Jan Pustjens (Percussion), Martha Argerich (Piano), Nelson Freire (Piano),
Jan Labordus (Percussion)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Budapest, Hungary 

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