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A celebration of the piano from the Glasgow Piano Festival and Perth Sundays. Beethoven and Brahms in unusual piano duet versions and a folk song transformed by Judith Weir.

From the Perth Sundays piano series, Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore tackle the peaks of Beethoven's Grosse Fuge and Brahms's String Sextet No 2 in the composers' own arrangements for four hands at one piano, while at the Glasgow Piano Festival, Alasdair Beatson and the Hebrides Ensemble present Judith Weir's transformation of the folk song Arise! Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers

Brahms: String Sextet No 2 in G major
Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore (piano duet)

Weir: Arise! Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers
Hebrides Ensemble,
Alasdair Beatson (piano).

Beethoven: Grosse Fuge
Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore (piano duet).

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 6 Jan 2015 13:00

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    String Sextet No.2 in G

    Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Judith Weir

    Arise! Arise!

    Ensemble: Hebrides Ensemble.
  • Ludwig van [1770 -1827] Beethoven

    Grosse Fuge

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