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The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540
Ludwig van Beethoven’s ninth and last symphony is considered one of the highlights of symphonic music. Through the use of song, Beethoven questions the effect of purely instrumental music, and he exerted a sustained influence on all generations of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
5612

Trends come and go, but 'Defunkt' will stay. 18 years ago, the trombonist Joseph Bowie transferred his ideas and musical experiences into a band concept. The result was 'Defunkt'; pulsating-funky rhythms, rocking guitars, virtuoso wind players and…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0574

Some critics call it Acid Jazz, others hear it as Funk Jazz with Rock and Latin influences. But they are simply a loud band with acoustic instruments playing jazz that people can dance to. With the energy of a rock band, 'Groove Collective' is an…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0573
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0157
In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Peter Tchaikovsky, the Beijing Philharmonic Orchestra performs the 6th Symphony "Patethique" and accompanies the renowned Australian pianist, Roger Woodward playing Tchaikovsky's famous Piano Concerto No. 1.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3430
"There are today magnificent virtuosos, the Yitzhak Perlmans, Vadim Repins,Hilary Hahns, Maxime Vengerovs and the like, but none of them, in my opinion, bears the indisputable mark of that which made the intensely original art of the great violinists…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7332
Schumann's symphonies are routinely criticised for their supposedly murky scoring. But you would never guess it from listening to these scintillating performances. The orchestra's fat-free (but never scrawny) strings, pungent woodwind and tangy…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
5387

Celebrating New Year's Eve in a legendary duo performance on saxophone and drums, 'Lounge Lizard' John Lurie, actor, performer and musician, talks about love and life and gives a gentle insight into modern time's hipster attitudes.

Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
0145

Barbara Thompson has long been acknowledged as the first lady of the sax. Together with her band "Paraphernalia" and Jon Hiseman, she ranks among the world's top Jazz-rock ensembles.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0523