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A Bohemian Pianist

Donald Macleod explores Dussek's early years travelling through the Netherlands and Germany, a period full of adventure and scandal. Including Piano Sonata in D, Op 9 No 3.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the virtuoso pianist and composer Jan Ladislav Dussek, a performer and composer revered in his own time, but largely forgotten today. In Monday's episode, Donald focusses on Dussek's early years travelling through the Netherlands and Germany, an eventful period at the court of Catherine the Great in St Petersburg and a scandalous romantic encounter in Lithuania.

Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 49 (III. Rondo)
Andreas Staier, fortepiano
Concerto Koln

Piano Sonata in D, Op 9 No 3
Maria Garzon, fortepiano

Piano Concerto in G major, Op 1 No 3
Howard Shelley, piano/conductor
Ulster Orchestra

Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 4 No 3 "L'amante disperato" (II. Tempo di Menuetto)
Frederick Marvin, piano

Fantasia and Fugue for the pianoforte
Andreas Staier, fortepiano

Producer: Sam Phillips.

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Mon 9 May 2016 18:30

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Music Played

  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Concerto in G minor C.187, Op.49

    Performer: Concerto Köln. Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • CAPRICCIO: C5072.
    • CAPRICCIO.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Sonata In D Major Op.9`3

    Performer: Maria Garzon.
    • CPO:7773232.
    • CPO.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Piano concerto in G major Op 1'3

    Performer: Howard Shelley. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Shelley.
    • HYPERION:CDA68027.
    • HYPERION.
    • 1.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Piano sonata in F minor Op 4'3 "L'amante disperato" (The despairing Lover) II. tempo di menuetto

    Performer: Frederick Martin.
    • DORIAN:DIS80125.
    • DORIAN.
    • 2.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Fantasia And Fugue Op.55

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • D.H.M. : 05472-77334-2.
    • D.H.M..
    • 1.

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