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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
Recorded live, when she appeared at the Philharmonie in Munich, this programme introduces an extraordinarily talented young musician from Azerbaijan. She plays and sings a selection of her own compositions and jazz standards, as well as improvising…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
6310
The most famous vocalist worldwide had a much acclaimed solo performance at the Münchner Klaviersommer 1988 at the Philharmonie. The set closed with a duet on the theme of „Round Midnight“ together with Herbie Hancock.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6292
This performance brings together two famous musicians' approaches to traditional jazz, folk and classical music.
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0108
Chick Corea plays a selection of his own compositions and improvisations in a live concert recording. Corea's style shows marked changes since his solo 1982 performance, integrating classical and romantic elements .
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6265
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
Today’s Classic Archive affords us the opportunity to rediscover two of the loveliest British voices of the last century. First of all, tenor Peter Pears, whose name is indelibly linked to that of Benjamin Britten. The collaboration between the two…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7493
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
43 mins
Prog. No.
8536
Murray Perahia has often been described as an aristocrat of the piano, and with good reason. There is, however, nothing exclusive or intellectual, let alone academic, about his playing. His commanding vision, like his supremely polished virtuosity,…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
8543
A concert by these acclaimed pianists, each from widely differing piano disciplines, features them improvising together. Solo performances punctuate the concert
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6317