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Short film on Stockhausen’s «Kontakte» as part of the «Sonic Images» project. The composition Kontakte was written in 1959/90. It focuses on the relationship between electronic sounds and the acoustic sounds of piano and percussion instruments. The…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
7751
Music by Diderik Wagenaar interpreted by the Schönberg Ensemble set against superb images by Frank Scheffer.
Length
10 mins
Prog. No.
7752
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
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 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
Otto Klemperer was one of the most important conductors of the 20th century and certainly one of the most original and atypical figures among the great German maestros, in complete opposition with the “romantic” vein personified by such as Bruno…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
7484
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to the cellist Maurice Gendron. Less renowned than some of his compatriots such as Pierre Fournier and André Navarra, he shows us through these archives that his talent is nevertheless outstanding. First,…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7430
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Ivry Gitlis, a violinist who marked his generation with the originality of his performance and his very familiar contact with the audience. We listen to him performing the classic Concerto for violin in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7431