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This recording of Janacek’s String Quartet No. 1 is set in the intimate atmosphere of Villa Tugendhat, one of the prototypes of modern architecture in Europe. The work, inspired by Leo Tolstoy‘s novella The Kreutzer Sonata, uses a principle of…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
6516
Recorded at the Verbier Festival 2013, this programme features the Swedish cellist Frans Helmerson, joining forces with the Ébène Quartet to perform Schbert’s String Quintet in C Major, Op.posth. D956. Completed just two months before the composer’s…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
6062
Quatuor Ébène gathers here at the Verbier Festival to perform two milestones of the string quartet repertoire. The stunning virtuosity of four chamber musicians, their outstanding understanding of the Classical and Romantic styles, and last but not…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6061
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7997
A strange character in a cassock walks through the courtyard of a quiet palace. The marble busts decorating the facades are staring blankly, the sky is filled with menacing clouds… The man stops, hesitates, and then comes in. More than three…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7392
The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7982
The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
7976
The great Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman has already left a huge number of sound recordings of his interpretations; but it adds an extra dimension to be able to watch him execute, for instance, the brilliant spiccato bowing in Saint-Saëns's…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
8546
Filmed by soviet television, Emil Gilels plays some of his favourite composers: Beethoven as well as Russian composers, Prokofiev and Scriabin. These little known documents show Gilels performing “at home”, in the Great Hall of the Moscow…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8533
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8532