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The composer Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, a few miles outside Paris, in 1862. While a pupil at the Conservatoire, he composed music that did not conform to the theory of the times. He contradicted his teachers by claiming that…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6669
At the age of 20, Robert Schumann decided to dedicate himself to music. He became one of the greatest composers of the romanticism. This documentary covers Schumann’s life from 1828 until his early death in 1856. Excerpts of productions with Leonard…
Length
110 mins
Prog. No.
6672
This selection of some of Bach’s most perennially popular keyboard music admirably demonstrates the many varied facets of the composer’s fertile imagination. Deep pathos is contrasted with witty humour, serenity is paired with fleetness of foot, and…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
6676
In this live recording Daniel Barenboim and Itzhak Perlman, two of the most renowned and celebrated classical musicians of all time, came together to perform all of Brahms’ violin sonatas at the Orchestra Hall Chicago. Barenboim and Perlman benefit…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
4423
Hungarian pianist Zoltán Kocsis performs various child scenes and pieces for children composed by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, and Bela Bartok. The intimate atmosphere of the recording allows to admire the artist closely while playing.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6685
In this recording the Takacs Quartet is joined by the famous Hungarian pianist Zoltán Kocsis to perform Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34. This timeless masterpiece that is full of passion, intensity and emotion, is here executed to perfection.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
4409
The Münchner Philharmoniker and Sergiu Celibidache share an impressive legacy. Celibidache has been principal conductor of the orchestra for a total of 17 years since 1979, a time in which the orchestra gained great international reputation and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6654
This recording of Sergiu Celibidache and the Münchner Philharmoniker gives a unique impression of Celibidache’s personality as a conductor. In an intimate rehearsal of Prokofiev’s Symphonie Classique, it lets the viewer experience the process of…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6653
In this recording pianist András Schiff, violinist Yuuko Shiokawa and cellist Miklos Perenyi come together to perform Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 2. The renowned musicians shine through their outstanding interplay and musicality and are sure to delight…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
4459
In this recording, 97-year-old Mieczyslaw Horszowski plays pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach and Frédéric Chopin, both composers that belonged to his standard repertoire.
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
4448