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Today’s Classic Archive affords us the opportunity to rediscover two of the loveliest British voices of the last century. First of all, tenor Peter Pears, whose name is indelibly linked to that of Benjamin Britten. The collaboration between the two…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7493
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341
Master Course with Hermann Prey recorded at the Richard-Strauss-Tagen Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1997. Exclusively covered were Lieder by Richard Strauss.
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6355
The televised recording of this singular concert with the Russian monastery choir took place in the Cathedral of Ulm, the tallest Gothic parish church in Germany. In conjunction with the millenium of the Christianization of Russia, the monastery…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
0113
Stravinsky found the inspiration for his work in sources ranging from Greek Orthodox liturgy to his beloved Verdi.
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
0105
Austrian piano virtuoso Friedrich Gulda plays works by Chopin, including the NINE PRELUDES OP.28, NOCTURNE OP.62, NO. 1, BARCAROLE OP.60 and BERCEUSE OP.57, in a live recording from the Munich Philharmonie.
Length
39 mins
Prog. No.
6227
Vladimir Ashkenazy has had a particular affection for the music of Rachmaninoff throughout his professional life, and his performances have long had the ring both of authenticity and of deep commitment. This is not surprising in a Russian-born and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
3672
The three Sonatinas Opus 137 were written in 1816, one of Schubert’s happiest and most prolific years. He modelled them on the Sonatas of Mozart, but they are full of unmistakable Schubertian lyricism which was much admired by Brahms. The arpeggione…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
3669
The three Sonatinas Opus 137 were written in 1816, one of Schubert’s happiest and most prolific years. He modelled them on the Sonatas of Mozart, but they are full of unmistakable Schubertian lyricism which was much admired by Brahms. The arpeggione…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
3668
A series of six recitals, including the last five Beethoven Sonatas, by this master pianist at a new peak in his career. Both his audiences and the critics have been aware in recent years of new dimensions in Ashkenazy's playing. This may stem in…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
3663