Thursday, January 12, 2012

Marta Argerich... Greatest Ever?

Okay, this isn't mystery related unless it is the mysteries of the human soul and the limits of human capabilities you're seeking. Marta Argerich is considered by many to be the greatest classical pianist of our age and conceivably the greatest in recorded history. Here's a snippet of her at work on Prokofiev's 3rd Concerto, a knuckle breaker.

Not for the faint of heart... And I'm just talking about watching it. It's a part of a much longer movement. The pyrotechnics aren't easily surpassed.


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