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Janine Jansen, Orpheus Foundation Orchestra, Geraldine James & Glyn Maxwell

Sean Rafferty presents with guests including violinist Janine Jansen. The A to Z of the Piano reaches D for duets.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world.

As part of the Piano Season on the BBC, In Tune's A to Z of the Piano continues today with D for Duets - with contrubtions from one of the world's longest-standing and best-loved duet partners - the Labeque sisters Katia and Marielle.
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Music Played

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  • Antonín Dvořák

    Danses Slaves for four hands, Op.72 - No.3: Allegro

    Performer: Claire Desert, Emmanuel Strosser (piano)

    • MIRARE MIR042.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    O Magnum Mysterium

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • CORO COR16105.
  • Richard Wagner

    Ride of the Valkyries

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 410137-2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Götterdämerung: Prologue (ending): Es ragt die Burg, von Riesen gebaut

    Performer: Helen Watts, Grace Hoffman, Anita Välkki – 3 Norns Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 4555692.
  • Eric Coates

    Calling All Workers

    Performer: Eric Coates Orchestra.

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • WARNER 256461438-2.
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

    Daphnis & Chloe: Acte 3 Chaconne

    Performer: Le Concert Spirituel Performer: Hervé Niquet (director)

    • GLOSSA GCD921626.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • LSO LIVE SACD LSO0692.
  • LIVE

    • Edmund Rubbra

      Oboe Sonata in C, Op.100: 1st movement

      Performer: Suzanne Thorn (oboe) Performer: Daniel King Smith (piano)

      • LIVE.
  • Stephen Goss

    Caught Between: Alba

    Performer: Thomas Carroll (cello) Performer: Graham Caskie (piano)

    • Private recording.
  • LIVE

    • Francis Poulenc

      Trio sonata for oboe, bassoon and piano: 1st movement

      Performer: Suzanne Thorn (oboe) Performer: Tamsin Thorn (bassoon) Performer: Daniel King Smith (piano)

      • LIVE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV174 "Ich liebe den Hochsten"

    Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Ottavio Performer: Dantone

    • Decca 478 2718.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata for 2 Violins in C major, Op. 56: 1. Andante cantabile

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin) Performer: Boris Brovtsyn (violin)

    • DECCA 0289 478 3546 2.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Concerto for Violin, No.1, Op.35: last mvt

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (conductor)

    • EMI 555607 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63 - III. Allegro, ben marcato

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin), Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

    • DECCA 0289 478 3546 2.
  • Edvard Grieg


    Performer: James Rhodes (piano)

    • Warner 5249835832.


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