Perlman, Ax, and Ma!

Mendelssohn: Piano Trios, Op. 49 & 66

Performed by: Yo Yo Ma, Cello; Emanuel Ax, Piano; Yitzhak Perlman, Violin

Emanuel Ax and Yo Yo Ma have known each other since their student days at Julliard, and we have heard numerous recordings of their collaborations. In this recording, however, another notable musician joins the two friends: None other than Yitzhak Perlman! This is a brand new recording of this group playing Mendelssohn!

Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49

Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66

Four Bonus Tracks:

Songs Without Words

Andante con moto, Op. 19, No. 1 “Sweet Remembrance”

Andante con moto, Op. 38, No. 6 “Duetto”

Allegro non troppo, Op. 38, No. 2

Andante espressivo, Op. 62, No. 1

Here is another historic collaboration of the same music by 3 musicians who are no longer with us:

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