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The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540
Recorded live, when she appeared at the Philharmonie in Munich, this programme introduces an extraordinarily talented young musician from Azerbaijan. She plays and sings a selection of her own compositions and jazz standards, as well as improvising…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
6310

The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…

Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583

This performance brings together two famous musicians' approaches to traditional jazz, folk and classical music.

Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0108

Chick Corea plays a selection of his own compositions and improvisations in a live concert recording. Corea's style shows marked changes since his solo 1982 performance, integrating classical and romantic elements .

Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6265

"Il Ballo delle Ingrate" is based on the Idea that the "Ingrate" (women who have been hard-hearted in love) should return to earth from hell to warn the ladies in the audience against a similar fate. The warning is not expressed in the form of…

Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
3451
Many people live in a closed world. What happens to them when they step onto an arena where they can be themselves, free of their usual roles and status? In the film Closed we encounter four completely different people who once a week leave their…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
5924
A concert by these acclaimed pianists, each from widely differing piano disciplines, features them improvising together. Solo performances punctuate the concert
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6317
In this live concert recording, Gulda is joined by Barbara Dennerlein (organ), Harry Sokal (saxophone) and Jojo Mayer (drums), for a set featuring jazz standards and improvisations.
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
6275
This solo performance is the first occasion on which Gulda linked together in a concert notated classical music, improvised music and his own compositions. The live recording from the Kongressaal, Munich opens with Mozart's Piano Sonata No 12 in F…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
6319