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In 1808 the composer and violinist Louis Spohr was invited to a rehearsal in Beethoven's house of the D Major Piano Trio, Opus 70, No.1 known as The Ghost, and wrote of the occasion: "It was not an enjoyable experience. First of all the piano was…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
3639
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5500
The starting point of Shchedrin's composition is the tune from Chopin's Prelude in C minor No.28 Op.20. Recorded in the Kongressaal in Munich, it is performed by Rodion Shchedrin himself, Nicolas Economou, Paul Gulda and the American jazz pianist…
Length
16 mins
Prog. No.
6342
A musical duel... An artistic masterpice... A grand piano competition between two of Scandinavia's finest pianists, Staffan Scheja and Roland Pöntinnen. A classical programme that will delight all audiences.
Length
6 mins
Prog. No.
5291
Two Bach Partitas filmed live at a BBC Radio Lunch Time Concert in St John’s, Smith Square, London.
Length
21 mins
Prog. No.
3650
On 17 July 1986, Nathan Milstein played his last public recital in the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm. The recital included the Bach Chaconne, one of the towering masterpieces of Western music and one of the most difficult to do justice to. Milstein was…
Length
23 mins
Prog. No.
3696
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
Eighteen music clips, 7-8 minutes each, for all occasions. Something for everybody, from the likes of Johann Strauss, Haydn, Mozart, Ravel, Bach, Albéniz, Scott Joplin and many other renowned composers.
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
0604
A charming improvisational performance on the pipe organ. Gunnar Idenstam, visually accompanied by a ballerina, under the influence of Spanish rhythms. An extraordinary performance by an extraordinary artist.
Length
6 mins
Prog. No.
5292
This recording captures a spontaneous piano duo in the Munich Philharmonie, which clearly illustrates the common background of these two pianists in the Vienna of the 1940s and '50s.
Length
9 mins
Prog. No.
6277