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Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No. 1 (Khatia Buniatishvili)

Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (The Dance in the Village Inn), the best-known of the Mephisto Waltzes ( four waltzes composed by Franz Liszt in 1859-62, 1880–81, 1883 and 1885). Recorded during the 2011 Verbier Festival.
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Shostakovich – Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 (Argerich, Bell, Kraggerud, Bashmet and Maisky)

Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57, one of best-known chamber works of the Russian composer. Live recording from the Verbier Festival 2008, Switzerland. Martha Argerich: piano, Joshua Bell: 1st violin, Henning Kraggerud: 2nd violin, Yuri Bashmet: viola, Mischa Maisky: cello.
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