Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto

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Last week, we asked you to name the most virtuosic piano piece ever written. The winner: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 (a.k.a. "Rocky 3").

Today we wanted to know, whose version of the concerto is your favorite? Is it that of Vladimir Ashkenazy, Martha Argerich, Leif Ove Andsnes, or Vladimir Horowitz? You chose Horowitz and we played it at 12 noon. 

Compare the cadenza from the first movement from each of the four composers below.


Vladimir Ashkenazy


Martha Argerich


Leif Ove Andsnes


Vladimir Horowitz