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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and Prokofiev’s third, which are both technically demanding and prove to be an ideal…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7985
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to two great maestroes. First, the Italian conductor Carlo-Maria Giulini who conducts Verdi’s Four Sacred pieces with passion and closed eyes during the recording with the New Philharmonia Orchestra and…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7418
This episode of Classic Archive allows us to discover two great pianists from French School, Yvonne Lefébure and Vlado Perlemuter. Great Beethoven’s performer as she recorded the complete set of his Sonatas for piano and violin, Lefébure plays the…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7433
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Ivry Gitlis, a violinist who marked his generation with the originality of his performance and his very familiar contact with the audience. We listen to him performing the classic Concerto for violin in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7431
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Leonid Kogan, one of the great Russian lords of violin. Watching his performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D minor, recorded in Paris in 1966, one can hear his characteristic romantic sweep and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7412
This episode of Classic Archive presents a unique moment: the concert given in 1964 in Edinburgh by Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter, when they performed the complete Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Beethoven. This program shows the first…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7452
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to Arthur Grumiaux, the leading representative of the Belgian school of violin in the late 20th century. Here we see Arthur Grumiaux in 1961, during the Nice Festival, performing Mendelssohn’sViolin…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7440
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to French conductor Paul Paray. He won the famed Prix de Rome in 1911, and later on became a staunch advocate of music with a specific fondness for his native country’s repertoire. He championed it with the…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7411
This episode of Classic Archive presents one of the century’s ten greatest violinists, Christian Ferras. He was particularly recognized for the purity of his style and the technical perfection of his playing. During his career, he formed a great duet…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7458
This episode of Classic Archive is again devoted to the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich., one of the greatest figures of Russian 20th century music. In Edinburgh, in 1964, he performed Beethoven’s Cello and Piano Sonatas with the pianist Sviatoslav…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7471