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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…
Total running time
139 mins
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,…
Total running time
164 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…
Total running time
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…
Total running time
118 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
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
Brahms is famous for his blend of Classicism in form with a Romantic harmonic idiom that made him the champion of those opposed to the musical innovations of Wagner and Liszt. There is a singular beauty in the music Brahms wrote towards the end of…
Total running time
117 mins
In 1741 Johann Sebastian Bach published the fourth and last volume of his most extensive keyboard publication, the Clavier-Übung: an aria and thirty variations known universally as the ‘Goldberg’ Variations. This monumental work, which is about…
Total running time
100 mins
The Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival is renowned for an exceptional repertoire as well as unique meetings with first-ranking soloists who do not usually meet each other on one stage in other contexts. The Festival has achieved…
Total running time
146 mins