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Communication: Welcome to my world!
Dear friends, This is to give you all a great big welcome to my new website, which I hope you will like more than my older one. One of my primary concerns, as a musician, is to be able to clearly communicate my ideas, my philosophy, my priorities as ...
Communication: Welcome to my world!
Music
Liszt-Beethoven Symphonies
September 13, 2012 Franz Liszt began writing his piano solo transcriptions of the Symphonies by Ludwig Van Beethoven in 1838, when he was an acclaimed concert pianist. I believe he performed himself the Fifth, the Pastoral and the Seventh (the first...
Liszt-Beethoven Symphonies
Martha
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part One)
It is no secret that I deeply love Martha Argerich. I can perfectly recall the very first time I heard of Martha: I was seven-years old and, during a lesson, my piano teacher showed me the Deutsche Gramophone recording of Chopin Preludes he bought th...
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part One)
Martha
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part Two)
It was May 2004. Once again, I was in Como. I discovered from my friends that Martha was playing in Milan, which quite close to Como. We took a car and we went to the concert. She played Ravel Concerto in G. Heavenly, as usual. I don’t remember...
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part Two)
Martha
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part Three)
In Lugano, Martha and I became friends. I began spending my nights talking with her for hours, until 7 in the morning almost everyday… During our conversations, she told me so many things about Gulda, Michelangeli and her youth that I felt I w...
Why I love Martha Argerich so much. (Part Three)