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Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Schubert: Symphony No. 8 / Argerich, Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Tchaikovsky / Schubert
Release Date: 10/23/2020 
Label:  Unitel Edition   Catalog #: 802008  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyFranz Schubert
Performer:  Martha Argerich
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Acclaimed by critics as an evening of superlative, Martha Argerich – arguably the greatest living pianist – joins Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra for an unforgettable interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto. Argerich’s playing is full of astonishing virtuosity and uncompromising, alternating with breakneck passages and tender tones: “Martha Argerich is and remains unique” (Die Presse). In addition to Tchaikovsky’s brilliant piece, Schubert’s Symphony “Unfinished” is played, a work that has never been performed during the composer’s lifetime. “Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan
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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:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
2.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 

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