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James Rhodes

Pianist James Rhodes concludes his series by featuring piano heroes Arcadi Volodos, Lazar Berman, and Vladimir Horowitz.

Pianist James Rhodes concludes his series of three consecutive Saturday Classics this summer, sharing the music, recordings and musicians he's most passionate about.

Today's show includes his piano heroes Arcadi Volodos, Lazar Berman, and Vladimir Horowitz, two dazzling Chopin performances by Mstislav Rostropovich and Martha Argerich, an idiosyncratic take on Beethoven's Eroica Symphony, and the dynamic Leonard Bernstein narrating Carnival of the Animals.

1 hour, 58 minutes

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Sat 29 Jul 2017 13:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 1 In C Major - Finale

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • Teldec : 844006.
    • Teldec.
    • 4.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Spiegel Im Spiegel

    Performer: Vadim Gluzman. Performer: Angela Joffe.
    • Time...and again.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No.6 - Scherzo

    Performer: Arcadi Volodos. Music Arranger: Samuel Feinberg.
    • Piano Transcriptions.
    • Sony Classics.
    • 12.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals - Finale

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Narrator: Leonard Bernstein.
    • SONY : G010001222491I.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 13.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Introduction And Polonaise In C Major

    Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 419-860-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3 In E Flat Major (Eroica): 1st mvt

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations.
    • Deutsche Grammophon : 477-7149.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Franz Liszt

    Soirees De Vienne - Valse-Caprice No.6 [after Schubert]

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin.
    • Sony Classical : SK52567.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano concerto No. 3 in E Flat Major Op.75

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol.50.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Cello sonata in G Minor Op.65

    Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 419-860-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano sonata No. 4 In E Flat Major Op.7

    Performer: HJ Lim.
    • EMI : 464 9522.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major: 1st mvt

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • NAIVE : VS5299.
    • NAIVE.
    • 1.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse Macabre

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Music Arranger: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • RCA : GD-87755.
    • RCA.
    • 2.

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