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A mixture of music and words from Winchester Cathedral giving the story and meaning of the nativity.
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5151
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes revolve around the principle of "prepared piano". This concept, coined by the American composer, is to hinder the piano through various objects (screws, rubber and other elastic) placed in its crate and also between…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6172
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707), Danish organist and composer of church, chamber and organ music, was possibly the most influential composer of his time. Membra Jesu nostri, a title that defies elegant translation, is a cycle of seven cantatas, each…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5456
A Christmas television special from Prague. The programme features a Thanksgiving service in the beautiful Baroque Church of St. Jacob and carol singing in the medieval Old Town Square.
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3613
This Classic Archive program is devoted to Emil Gilels, one of the most famous ambassadors of the Russian school of piano, and Stanislas Neuhaus, son of Heinrich Neuhaus. France discovered Emil Gilel’s great talent when the Cold War forced him to…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
7400
He was nicknamed “King Arthur”, for Arthur Rubinstein was undoubtedly the king of the 20th century pianists. Best known as an interpreter of the romantic composers, especially Chopin, Rubinstein did not neglect any music genre. With the episode of…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7401
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the violonist Nathan Milstein. Milstein firmly belongs to the great Russian family of violin giants, along with Jascha Heifetz and David Oïstrakh. He was both authoritarian with others and contradictory…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7402
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the careers of two child prodigies who became exceptional pianists: Solomon and Claudio Arrau. Displaying his legendary sobriety and refinement, Solomon performs Beethoven’s Sonata in F minor…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7403
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Hungarian-born pianist Gyorgy Cziffra. He was a controversial figure among music lovers: many felt that his style could both have incredible power and unforgivable dullness. Somehow, his career began in a…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7404