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In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship with an evening of Indian music and traditional raggas. The famous sitar player…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6360
On 17 July 1986, Nathan Milstein played his last public recital in the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm. The recital included the Bach Chaconne, one of the towering masterpieces of Western music and one of the most difficult to do justice to. Milstein was…
Length
23 mins
Prog. No.
3696
Legendary pianist Lang Lang performs Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Albéniz in his very unique way. In personal interview situations he explains his individual access to the different pieces. Original and extraordinary - these words describe both…
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
5818
The “Bolero”, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the “Bolero” has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
5610
João Gilberto is winner of two Grammy awards and nominee for six, he is one of the most important figures in Brazilian music and the grandmaster of bossa nova. His first and only approved live video was taped in November 2006 at the age of 75 in…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6548
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
This documentary is one episode in a series which deals with how music and dance traditions in six European countries (Spain, Italy, Hungary, The Netherlands, the UK and France) are transmitted to new generations of performers. This film was shot in…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7318
The Latvian Radio Choir under Sigvards Klava performs Johann Sebastian Bach's Motet "Komm, Jesu, komm, mein Leib ist müde" in the beautiful atmosphere of the Riga Dome Cathedral.
Length
11 mins
Prog. No.
5081