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This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Russian violinist David Oïstrakh, whose nickname was the " Eastern Paganini ". His talents were soon noticed, both in the USSR as well as abroad, particularly when he won the Ysaye competition in Brussels…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7408
This episode of Classic Archive focuses on two of Germany’s most famous sopranos. Gundula Janowitz’s intelligence is a far cry from the temperamental prima donnas, firmly in accord with her own time. Let us start by listening to her performance of an…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7409
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to conductor Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt. Although today he is not as famous as some of his contemporaries, he nevertheless achieved quite a remarkable career, conducting as many as 120 orchestras through a wide…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7410
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to French conductor Paul Paray. He won the famed Prix de Rome in 1911, and later on became a staunch advocate of music with a specific fondness for his native country’s repertoire. He championed it with the…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7411
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Leonid Kogan, one of the great Russian lords of violin. Watching his performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D minor, recorded in Paris in 1966, one can hear his characteristic romantic sweep and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7412
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Italian conductor Carlo-Maria Giulini, one of the last figures of the great Italian tradition. Conducting with his eyes closed like Karajan, the maestro brings forth a mystical dimension, heard in this…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7413
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the Russian composer and conductor Igor Markevitch, an artist who journeyed through the 20th Century with amazing ease. We first catch up with him in 1963, conducting Shostakovich’s Symphony n°1 in F…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7414
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to pianist Julius Katchen, one of the greatest American pianists of the 20th Century. We watch him performing Johannes Brahms’s Hungarian Dances n°4 & 5, recorded in France in 1966 for the " Discorama " TV…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7415
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to the soprano Irmgard Seefried. We are invited to listen to different performances of Strauss, Mahler and a splendid performance of Quattro Canzoni of Werner played by the ORTF National Orchestra. Once…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7416
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Guennadi Rojdestvenski, one of the greatest performers of Russian contemporary music. But it is through a performance of Tchaïkovsky that we discover his unquestionable talent when he conducts the…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7417