Martha Argerich Chopin Piano Sonatas No. 2 & 3 Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Classical pianist Martha Argerich performs Piano Sonatas by Chopin.
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• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on
most conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan
• Deluxe, Full-Color High-Quality Digi-pak Gatefold Packaging
Martha Argerich, piano
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35
1. Grave - Doppio movimento
3. Marche funebre (Lento)
4. Finale (Presto)
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58
5. Allegro maestoso
6. Scherzo (Molto vivace)
8. Finale (Preso, ma non tanto)
9. Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise - brillante in E flat Major, Op. 22 -
Andante spianato. Tranquillo
Polonaise. Allegro molto
10. Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31
Recorded July 8-11, 1974 and January 15-17, 1967.