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ESP 2 is the true legacy of the music of Miles Davis, kept alive by his former sidemen who are now bandleaders in their own right. Together they honor the heritage of the legendary trumpet master.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0545

Consisting of former members of Frank Zappa's band, this concert pays tribute to the music of the maestro, featuring all the 'hits' of his musical history, from "Chunga's Revenge" to "Easy Meat", performed with breathtaking virtuosity.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0536

The form, rhythm and tone of Rabih Abou-Khalil's music usually follow the pattern of Arabian instrumental music, but for his amazingly cosmopolitan sound Abou-Khalil has created a synthesis of Arabian music with Western classical and jazz idioms.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0546

The two musicians Terje Rypdal and Miroslav Vitous recently found a kindred spirit in the Indian percussionist Trilok Gurtu, who manages to play drums and percussion simultaneously on the drum set he designed himself.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0547
Ludwig van Beethoven’s ninth and last symphony is considered one of the highlights of symphonic music. Through the use of song, Beethoven questions the effect of purely instrumental music, and he exerted a sustained influence on all generations of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
5612

Trends come and go, but 'Defunkt' will stay. 18 years ago, the trombonist Joseph Bowie transferred his ideas and musical experiences into a band concept. The result was 'Defunkt'; pulsating-funky rhythms, rocking guitars, virtuoso wind players and…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0574

Norbert Beilharz captures the Swiss choreographer Heinz Spoerli's work methods on film, basing his portrait on the development of the Swiss master's new ballet: "Goldberg Variations".

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0534

Some critics call it Acid Jazz, others hear it as Funk Jazz with Rock and Latin influences. But they are simply a loud band with acoustic instruments playing jazz that people can dance to. With the energy of a rock band, 'Groove Collective' is an…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0573
A magnificent Christmas concert, with music ranging from motets to popular Christmas standards, performed by Leipzig's world famous boys' choir. A fascinating half-hour documentary examines the history of the choir from its foundation in the early…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0562
In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Peter Tchaikovsky, the Beijing Philharmonic Orchestra performs the 6th Symphony "Patethique" and accompanies the renowned Australian pianist, Roger Woodward playing Tchaikovsky's famous Piano Concerto No. 1.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3430