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Surely Bach’s French Suites, which he composed during his years at Cöthen (1717–1723), are among the finest inducements to practise that any teacher has ever made to a pupil. In this case Bach wrote them for his young wife, Anna Magdalena. The over…
Total running time
168 mins
The distinguished pianist, composer and teacher Tatiana Nikolayeva (1924-1993) represents the wealth of piano talent that came flooding out of the former Soviet Union during the twentieth century. Because of her closeness to the composer,…
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164 mins
Nikolai Lugansky, already a major artist, has been hailed by his former teacher Tatiana Nikolajeva as the “next” in a line of great Russian pianists. He has been described as “a pianistic phenomenon of exceptional class” by the Netherlands’ NRC…
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79 mins
Gidon Kremer celebrates his 60th birthday in 2007 - he is, and has always been, one of the most headstrong and original artists in the music business. His return to J. S. Bach’s partitas is a major event as Kremer’s first recording of these works was…
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134 mins
Alfred Brendel is arguably the most outstanding exponent of Schubert’s piano music currently before the public, a man capable of bringing to vibrant life both the verve of this music as well as its poetic intensity and intellectual depth. In this…
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118 mins
The French pianist, Adam Laloum, winner of the 2009 Clara Haskilag competition, is quickly becoming an international star, described by Le Monde as ‘a young pianist, yet already a great artist and poet’. Age is certainly no barrier for Laloum, who…
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88 mins
EuroArts presents a spectacular musical event featuring Daniel Barenboim, one of the most prolific and high-profile artists performing on international stages today. He introduced this concert, which was recorded live at the famous Teatro alla Scala…
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86 mins
Four decades after bursting onto the European musical scene, American pianist Stephen Kovacevich remains one of the great living soloists, chamber musicians and conductors. Also known as Stephen Bishop, he has appeared on concert stages worldwide,…
Total running time
95 mins
At the Salzburg “Mozartwoche” in 2000, the Hagen Quartett excelled in Beethoven’s very last String Quartet, first performed only after the composer’s death, a highly demanding and very complex work. For Mozart’s famous Clarinet Quintet, written for…
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72 mins
With its recordings of Mozart’s string quartets Nos. 14 to 19, the Hagen Quartet exhibits some of the composer’s most refined compositional thinking and a remarkably wide range of emotions. These quartets were composed in the early 1780s and served…
Total running time
204 mins