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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
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
This live recording captures the memorable occasion when these two famous jazz pianists met for the first time in the Kongressaal during the Munich Klaviersommer 1983. On two pianos, they play an exciting version of Round Midnight.
Length
8 mins
Prog. No.
6269
This recording captures a spontaneous piano duo in the Munich Philharmonie, which clearly illustrates the common background of these two pianists in the Vienna of the 1940s and '50s.
Length
9 mins
Prog. No.
6277
The starting point of Shchedrin's composition is the tune from Chopin's Prelude in C minor No.28 Op.20. Recorded in the Kongressaal in Munich, it is performed by Rodion Shchedrin himself, Nicolas Economou, Paul Gulda and the American jazz pianist…
Length
16 mins
Prog. No.
6342
This Classic Archive program is devoted to Emil Gilels, one of the most famous ambassadors of the Russian school of piano, and Stanislas Neuhaus, son of Heinrich Neuhaus. France discovered Emil Gilel’s great talent when the Cold War forced him to…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
7400
He was nicknamed “King Arthur”, for Arthur Rubinstein was undoubtedly the king of the 20th century pianists. Best known as an interpreter of the romantic composers, especially Chopin, Rubinstein did not neglect any music genre. With the episode of…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7401
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the violonist Nathan Milstein. Milstein firmly belongs to the great Russian family of violin giants, along with Jascha Heifetz and David Oïstrakh. He was both authoritarian with others and contradictory…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7402
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the careers of two child prodigies who became exceptional pianists: Solomon and Claudio Arrau. Displaying his legendary sobriety and refinement, Solomon performs Beethoven’s Sonata in F minor…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7403
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Hungarian-born pianist Gyorgy Cziffra. He was a controversial figure among music lovers: many felt that his style could both have incredible power and unforgivable dullness. Somehow, his career began in a…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7404