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Stuart Isacoff

Pianist and writer Stuart Isacoff explores how the piano's "four sounds" - melody, rhythm, harmonic chemistry - and its vast dynamic range, have shaped the music over the past 250 years. He mixes the Baroque with the Rock n Roll, comparing Beethoven with Jerry Lee Lewis and Debussy with Jazz pianist Bill Evans, to reveal how piano music transcends traditional chronological categories.

First broadcast in September 2012.

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15 minutes

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Thu 18 Jul 2013 22:45

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