Argentine composer, bandoneon player and arranger, Astor Piazzolla, was born on March 11, 1921. Pianist Marta Aznavoorian and violinist Philippe Quint celebrate the occasion by performing music by Piazzolla, as well as selections from Stravinsky, Bach, and Debussy, classical composers who influenced Piazzolla’s characteristic sound. Hosted by Kerry Frumkin.
Celebrating Piazzolla’s Birthday with Philippe Quint, violin and Marta Aznavoorian, piano
Preludio No.1 for Violin and Piano, by Astor Piazzolla
Sonata No. 4 in C Minor for Violin and Harpsichord, by J.S. Bach
“The Grand Tango,” by Astor Piazzolla