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A Martha Argerich Celebration - Argerich Plays Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev

Tchaikovsky / Prokofiev / London Sym Orch / Previn
Release Date: 07/31/2012 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 3079858  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskySergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martha Argerich
Conductor:  Sir Charles GrovesAndré Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Lovingly restored, this remarkable DVD presents two unreleased performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Both pieces are technically demanding and prove to be an ideal vehicle for Argerich’s music inspiration, demonstrating why she is hailed as one of the world’s leading musicians. She is joined by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves, and André Previn, in two powerhouse performances that offer a unique glimpse into our classical music heritage.

Recorded at the Guildhall, Preston, 6 February 1977 (Tchaikovsky) and at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, 3
Read more May 1977 (Prokofiev)

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 62 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1921; USA 

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