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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
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
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
Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997), who, without exaggeration, can easily be described as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, strictly avoided being filmed. Thus the circumstances of the Barbican recital in this programme were far from…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
8520
Classic Archive presents Pierre Boulez conducting works by Claude Debussy, a composer he considered as “[his] constant guide, [his] greatest, [his] permanent model”. In 1966 first of all, with the New Philharmonic Orchestra, he interprets Jeux, the…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7848
MediciArts offers a new collection of music films: ”Classic Archive“ presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7847
Arthur Rubinstein's charismatic personality and unique ability to connect with an audience made each of his concert appearances an event. Surprisingly, the vast majority of his recorded output - whether on record or film - was made in the recording…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8535