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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
90 mins
Prog. No.
7996
Waltz, a revolutionary thing? Historically, it was the first dance having couples clasping each other, men and women hugging, whirling to the rhythm of its music to the point of giddiness and rapture. A dance with a triple time rhythm both simple and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7808
In the fifties, Pierre Henry provoked a scandal by inventing Musique Concrète with Pierre Schaeffer. Music was no longer written with notes on a score for instrumentalists but was based on sounds and noises from our environment., collected, edited…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7773

Tea

Inspired by the Tea Ceremony, Tan Dun, the contemporary Chinese composer living in New York, wrote the opera “Tea”. Tea is a tragic love-story set against the background of Chanoyu, the Japanese tea ritual. In “Tea”, Tan Dun combines Eastern and…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
7758
The great German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau is greatly admired for his interpretive insight, note-perfect control of the tonal qualities, and shadings of color in his voice, for exceptional rhythmic sense and impeccable diction. His reputation…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7500
Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style and his innovative musical expressions made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, countless international music awards and popular accolades worldwide…
Length
134 mins
Prog. No.
6418
A 45-minute feature on the subject "love", taking as an example the relationships between Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The film presents Hélène Grimaud playing excerpts from Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Staatskapelle Dresden…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6349
Lalo Schifrin featured as a pianist and conductor for this concert, recorded live from the Philharmonie in Munich. He appeared with members of the Münchner Rundfunkorchester and soloists Ray Brown (double bass), Grady Tate (drums) and the Australian…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
6343
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
Three of today's most exciting keyboard artists were recorded live, as they gave an open-air concert in the Salzburg Cathedral square. The programme features solos, duets and trios for both acoustic and computer-aided piano, from the classical and…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
6329