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Germany has a thousand different faces. Cities like Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, Cologne or Munich each have their own musical traditions. With music by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, E.T.A. Hoffmann and others. 26 episodes from 6 - 12 minutes.
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
1100
More often abroad than in his own country, Robert Casadesus embodied the excellence of the French school of piano with his sober virtuosity and the elegance of his interpretations. Renowned for works in the French repertoire he was nevertheless a…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7482
During his entire career, Pierre Fournier recorded several complete collections of Beethoven’s sonatas, with some of the greatest pianists such as Arthur Schnabel, Friedrich Gulda and Wilhelm Kempff. From the 1960s his son Jean Fonda became his…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7483
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
At the beginning of this 21st century we keep rediscovering with admiration the Amadeus Quartet as the greatest string quartet for the classic German repertoire since the war. This ensemble stands out from the others for its balance, harmony and…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7485
The Istomin-Rose Trio was undoubtedly the most brilliant ensemble of this type after the war. It brought together three major figures in American music who travelled together around the world winning huge public acclaim. Classic Archive has dedicated…
Length
73 mins
Prog. No.
7486
The Istomin-Rose Trio was undoubtedly the most brilliant ensemble of this type after the war. It brought together three major figures in American music who travelled together around the world winning huge public acclaim. Classic Archive has dedicated…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7487
This Classic Archive episode pays tribute to three of the most illustrious Soviet artists who were legends in their own time: conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky and pianists Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels. Mravinsky dedicated his whole life to the…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7488
The audio-visual legacy of David Oistrakh is huge and with the unearthing of each recording we rediscover a violinist of prodigious and extraordinary talent. In this episode Oistrakh was filmed in the 1960s, in Russia, three times accompanied by the…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7489
Today’s Classic Archive pays homage to Victoria de los Angeles who, along with Teresa Berganza and Montserrat Caballe, was one of the great Spanish divas of the past century. The selection we have chosen gives a sense of the range of her talent, from…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7494