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James Rhodes

James Rhodes presents favourite recordings, including pianists Grigory Sokolov and Jean-Marc Luisada. Plus performances by inspiring amateurs as part of BBC Get Playing.

James Rhodes presents another selection of his favourite recordings, including performances by pianists Jorge Bolet, Grigory Sokolov and Jean-Marc Luisada, and symphonic works by Tchaikovsky and Mozart.

As part of BBC Get Playing he also introduces specially recorded performances by some inspiring amateur pianists and talks to them about the impact music making has on their lives.

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36 minutes

Music Played

  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Fantasiestucke Op.52 - La Jongleuse

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • Sony.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 41 In C Major K.551 (Jupiter) - 4th Mvt

    Orchestra: Musiciens du Louvre Orchestra. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • ARCHIV : 4775798.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 9.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Piano Trio In G Minor Op.15 - last mvt.

    Ensemble: Trio Con Brio. Ensemble: Copenhagen.
    • Orchid Classics : ORC100051.
    • Orchid Classics.
    • 17.
  • Felix Mikhailovich Blumenfeld

    Study For Piano [left Hand]

    Performer: John Fisher.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-Impromptu In C Sharp Minor Op.66

    Performer: Lara Bradban.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etude-Tableau Op.39 No.5

    Performer: Douglas Holligan.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 5 - fourth mvt.

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • DG 4499672 : CD 4 Track 4.
    • DG 4499672.
    • 4.
  • Robert Schumann

    Theme and Variations - the Ghost Variations

    Performer: Jean-Marc Luisada.
    • RCA : 74321786902.
    • RCA.
    • 37.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in C sharp minor Op.posth.

    Performer: Julian Williams.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto In The Italian Style In F Major Bwv.971 - first mvt.

    Performer: Alice Newbold.
  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke Op.12 No.1 - Des Abends

    Performer: Bob Culshaw.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    5 Morceaux De Fantaisie Op.3 No.2 - Prelude

    Performer: Mary Kaye.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op.5 - finale

    Performer: Grigory Sokolov.
    • Opus : OP30366.
    • Opus.
    • 9.