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Today’s Classic Archive pays tribute to cello prodigy Jacqueline du Pré, who left an indelible mark on the history of her instrument over the course of her foreshortened career. Born into a musical family, Jacqueline Du Pré is seen here accompanied…
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
7492
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
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
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
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s death (1918-1990), Classic Archive pays homage to the great American conductor and composer whose vast repertoire ranged from Bach to the 20th century music. This versatility is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
8530
Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony, filmed 1967, reveals another aspect of Bernstein at work. Apart from the live performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, we can also see Bernstein rehearsing the work in detail with the orchestra.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
8531
Charles Munch was filmed only rarely conducting the Orchestre National de l’ORTF (now Orchestre National de France). The sessions included in the present programme are taken from a recordings made in Tokyo in October 1966. Brahms’ First Symphony was…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
8540