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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 not only the verve of this music but also its poetic intensity and intellectual depth. In this…
Length
35 mins
Prog. No.
5654
The great German baritone reveals for the first time on camera the secrets of his outstanding career. This richly illustrated profile of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the greatest musician of all singers and the most prolific singer of our time, is an…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
7309
The concert was recorded for television in Pasadena, California, on January 15, 1975 and shows us the great 85-year-old pianist in a daunting programme. The repertoire includes works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Frédéric Chopin, Robert…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
0218
They have not forgotten him, this son of the city, leading conductor and pianist, and indefatigable campaigner for international understanding through the spirit of music. Now, on the night of 19 August 2000, they have flocked in their thousands like…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5042
A dim light picks out the outlines of the hall. Suddenly a massive shadow appears and moves swiftly over to the keyboard, the only brightly lit surface to stand out from the large coffin-like box in the centre of the stage. There follows the vaguest…
Length
123 mins
Prog. No.
7388
In February 2000, to mark the 250th anniversary of J.S. Bach’s death, four world-class pianists collaborated on the realization of a very special project. Each played twelve Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier at on of four charming…
Length
260 mins
Prog. No.
5030
J.S.Bach's arrangement of the "Stabat Mater" by G.B. Pergolesi has been produced in Italy, in the Villa Medici Giulini, which was built in 1643. The room with its great acoustics was named Zuccarelli Hall after Francesco Zuccarelli who, in the late…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5038
In the baroque church of Dornheim, where Bach married his first wife Maria Barbara, Anner Bylsma plays Bach's 1st and 5th cello suite on a period instrument. The six cello suites by Bach are considered an essential part of the cello repertoire and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5079
Christa Ludwig has chosen to give her farewell recital in the city which has meant so much to her throughout her professional life. The special event takes place in the tradition-rich Musikvereinssaal. Songs by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert,…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
1192
The brother and sister duo Gil & Orli Shaham perform a selection of violin sonatas by W.A. Mozart in the Palais Daun-Kinsky in Vienna. This recording is brimming with energy and fearlessness, tempered by a deep understanding of - and respect for -…
Length
99 mins
Prog. No.
5518