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“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship with an evening of Indian music and traditional raggas. The famous sitar player…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6360
The “Bolero”, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the “Bolero” has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
5610
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
The Latvian Radio Choir under Sigvards Klava performs Johann Sebastian Bach's Motet "Komm, Jesu, komm, mein Leib ist müde" in the beautiful atmosphere of the Riga Dome Cathedral.
Length
11 mins
Prog. No.
5081
"Jazz en clave" is a septet especially put together by Chucho Valdés for the Jazz Open Stuttgart 1999, and features artists like Giovanni Hidalgo, Claudio Roditi and Juan Pablo Torres who together with Michel Camilo belong to the best Latin Jazz…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1861
Short film on Stockhausen’s «Kontakte» as part of the «Sonic Images» project. The composition Kontakte was written in 1959/90. It focuses on the relationship between electronic sounds and the acoustic sounds of piano and percussion instruments. The…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
7751
This film is a souvenir of an extraordinary concert that evokes a time when music was for countless human beings the only expression of life and liberty. It reveals to us the true personality of Liz Mc Comb: more than a great gospel singer, she is an…
Length
62 mins
Prog. No.
5012
An in-depth documentary that showcases the variety of Charlie Mariano's musical universe. In the company of old friends and like-minded musicians, Mariano takes us on a journey around the globe, crossing the entire jazz landscape from Swing to Bebop…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0599
After decades of work with the Rail Band of Mali, Salif Keita launched the album "Soro" in 1982, which marked another breakthrough for African music world-wide, becoming one of world music's biggest selling albums ever. This programme features Keita…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1226