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Alexandre Tharaud

Presented by Catherine Bott. Pianist Alexandre Tharaud performs an experimental programme, alternating movements from Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin with Couperin harpsichord works.

Presented by Catherine Bott.

French pianist Alexandre Tharaud plays music by Chopin, Couperin and Ravel at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall. In this experimental programme he alternates movements from Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin with some of Couperin's original pieces for the harpsichord.

Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op 28

Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 6)
Ravel: Prelude (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 5)
Ravel: Fugue (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 12)
Ravel: Forlane (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 13)
Ravel: Rigaudon (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 18)
Ravel: Menuet (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 14)
Ravel: Toccata (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Couperin: Pieces de clavecin (No 6)

Encore: J.S. Bach: Andante from concerto for keyboard (BWV 979). Transcription by A. Tharaud.

Followed by A Century in Sound: Brian Newhouse presents the first part of a centenary celebration of the Minnesota Orchestra.

Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 3, Lent et grave, arranged for orchestra by Claude Debussy
Minnesota Orchestra
Eiji Oue, conductor
REFERENCE RECORDINGS, 2002

2 hours, 15 minutes

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Mon 23 Feb 2009 19:00

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