Ravel – Tzigane (Joshua Bell and Tobias Koch)

American violinist Joshua Bell and the German pianist Tobias Koch perform Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane, a rhapsodic composition for violin and piano (with optional luthéal attachment) by the French composer.

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.

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.