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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

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
Recorded in the Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin in 1992.
Length
107 mins
Prog. No.
0172

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
Live from Paris 1977
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
1629
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
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
Under the motto "Rhythm and Dance" Kent Nagano created one of the most exciting programmes the Berliner Philharmoniker ever played at the Waldbühne with his combination of popular and rather unusual music from the 20th Century. Nagano injected so…
Length
127 mins
Prog. No.
5052

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