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The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7997
The great Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman has already left a huge number of sound recordings of his interpretations; but it adds an extra dimension to be able to watch him execute, for instance, the brilliant spiccato bowing in Saint-Saëns's…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
8546
Filmed by soviet television, Emil Gilels plays some of his favourite composers: Beethoven as well as Russian composers, Prokofiev and Scriabin. These little known documents show Gilels performing “at home”, in the Great Hall of the Moscow…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8533
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8532
Shostakovich's cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues always held a special place in Tatiana Nikolayeva's vast repertoire. She inspired and premiered the work in Leningrad in 1952 and it was also the piece she performed when she died in concert in San…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8538
Shostakovich's cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues always held a special place in Tatiana Nikolayeva's vast repertoire. She inspired and premiered the work in Leningrad in 1952 and it was also the piece she performed when she died in concert in San…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
8537
Shostakovich's cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues always held a special place in Tatiana Nikolayeva's vast repertoire. She inspired and premiered the work in Leningrad in 1952 and it was also the piece she performed when she died in concert in San…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
8539
Two great piano concertos by two of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. A rare document: Arthur Rubinstein performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in London with Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic in 1968. We then join Emil Gilels,…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8534
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s death (1918-1990), Classic Archive pays homage to the great American conductor and composer whose vast repertoire ranged from Bach to the 20th century music. This versatility is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
8530
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
8544