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Martynas Levickis|Piazzolla: Aconcagua & Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas

Piazzolla: Aconcagua & Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas

Mikroorkéstra Chamber Ensemble, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Modestas Pitrenas, Martynas Levickis

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The accordion is an instrument that is deeply rooted in Lithuanian folk music. Today, the accordion is also recognized as a versatile instrument of classical music, a change in perception that has largely been promoted by Martynas Levickis, one of the most internationally sought-after musicians in his field. With its lightness and melancholy, Astor Piazzolla’s music has fascinated the young accordionist from an early age, and so it goes without saying that he is dedicating himself to this exceptional composer in his anniversary year.

Together with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra he recorded Aconcagua live in concert. For conductor Modestas Pitrenas, Piazzolla's Concerto - named posthumously after the highest mountain in the Americas - "conveys the climb to the roof of the earth in all its facets and symbolism: freedom, longing, loneliness, pain, transfiguration, peace".

Levickis has a long and close collaboration with the chamber orchestra Mikroórkestra. Together they present their interpretation of Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas, Piazzolla's timeless masterpieces of many styles that capture in music the four seasons in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires. © Accentus Music

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Aconcagua (Astor Piazzolla)

1
I. Allegro marcato
00:07:34

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

2
II. Moderato
00:08:17

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

3
III. Presto
00:07:04

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Astor Piazzolla)

4
Invierno Porteño. Allegro moderato
00:06:58

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

5
Primavera Porteña. Allegro moderato
00:05:10

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

6
Verano Porteño. Lento
00:08:59

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

7
Otoño Porteño. Fuga. Allegro
00:05:10

Martynas Levickis, Accordion - Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, - Modestas Pitrenas, Conductor, - Astor Piazzolla, Composer

(C) 2021 Accentus Music (P) 2021 Accentus Music

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The accordion is an instrument that is deeply rooted in Lithuanian folk music. Today, the accordion is also recognized as a versatile instrument of classical music, a change in perception that has largely been promoted by Martynas Levickis, one of the most internationally sought-after musicians in his field. With its lightness and melancholy, Astor Piazzolla’s music has fascinated the young accordionist from an early age, and so it goes without saying that he is dedicating himself to this exceptional composer in his anniversary year.

Together with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra he recorded Aconcagua live in concert. For conductor Modestas Pitrenas, Piazzolla's Concerto - named posthumously after the highest mountain in the Americas - "conveys the climb to the roof of the earth in all its facets and symbolism: freedom, longing, loneliness, pain, transfiguration, peace".

Levickis has a long and close collaboration with the chamber orchestra Mikroórkestra. Together they present their interpretation of Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas, Piazzolla's timeless masterpieces of many styles that capture in music the four seasons in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires. © Accentus Music

Details of original recording : Aconcagua recorded live at Lithuanian National Philharmonic November 2020, Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas recorded Lithuanian National Culture Center Recording Studio January 2019

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