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Live from Reid Hall, Edinburgh

Presented by Tom Redmond

BBC New Generation Artist, the Russian-German pianist Igor Levit, plays Debussy, Brahms and Rzewski's exhilarating set of variations 'Let the People United Never be Defeated'.

Debussy - 6 Épigraphes antiques
Brahms - Study no.5 in D minor for the left hand after Bach's Chaconne

BBC New Generation Artist, the Russian-German pianist Igor Levit, plays Debussy's atmospheric 6 Épigraphes antiques and Brahms's Study no.5 in D minor for the left hand after Bach's Chaconne. He concludes his programme with Rzewski's exhilarating set of variations "The People United Will Never Be Defeated" , based on a Chilean protest song and likened to a twentieth-century Diabelli Variations.

40 minutes

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Mon 22 Oct 2012 19:30

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