Great Pianists of the 20th Century – Martha Argerich

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Great Pianists of the 20th Century - Martha Argerich
Compilation album by Martha Argerich
Released October 20, 1998
Recorded at Berlin and London
Genre Classical
Length 3:38:00
Label Polygram
Producer Tom Deacon

Great Pianists of the 20th Century – Martha Argerich is the second volume of the Great Pianists of the 20th Century box set and is the first of two volumes dedicated to her. The album features music by the composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Maurice Ravel.

Featured works[edit]

Franz Liszt[edit]

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124±

Maurice Ravel[edit]

Piano Concerto in G major±±
Sonatine
Gaspard de la nuit

Sergei Rachmaninoff[edit]

Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30±±±

Johann Sebastian Bach[edit]

Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826

Sergei Prokofiev[edit]

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26±±
± London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado
±± Berlin Philharmoniker conducted by Claudio Abbado
±±± RSO Berlin conducted by Riccardo Chailly

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Allegro maestoso" – 5:08
  2. "Quasi adagio" – 4:23
  3. "Allegretto vivace - Allegro animato" – 4:03
  4. "Allegro marziale animato" - 4:01
  5. "Allegramente" – 8:11
  6. "Allegro assai" – 9:02
  7. "Presto" – 3:55
  8. "Allegro ma non tanto" – 15:26
  9. "Intermezzo. Adagio" – 11:00
  10. "Finale. Alla breve" – 13:53

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Sinfona. Grave adagio - Andante" – 4:15
  2. "Allemande" - 4:18
  3. "Courante" - 2:08
  4. "Sarabande" - 3:54
  5. "Rondeaux" - 1:17
  6. "Capriccio" - 3:06
  7. "Modéré" - 3:59
  8. "Mouvement de menuet" - 3:01
  9. "Animé" - 3:37
  10. "Ondine" - 6:19
  11. "Le gibet" - 6:42
  12. "Scarbo" - 9:18
  13. "Andante - Allegro" - 9:00
  14. "Tema con variazione" - 9:03
  15. "Allegro ma non troppo" - 9:03