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Building a Library: a guide to the best recordings of the greatest classical music. Each week an expert and enthusiast brings along a wide range of recordings of a well-known piece. They explore the music and the different ways of performing it, ending with a recommendation for your library

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United Kingdom

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BBC

Description:

Building a Library: a guide to the best recordings of the greatest classical music. Each week an expert and enthusiast brings along a wide range of recordings of a well-known piece. They explore the music and the different ways of performing it, ending with a recommendation for your library

Language:

English


Episodes
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Korngold's Violin Concerto

7/8/2024
William Mival chooses his favourite recording of Korngold's Violin Concerto.

Duration:00:46:21

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Record Review: Korngold's Violin Concerto in Building a Library with William Mival and Andrew McGregor

7/6/2024
William Mival chooses his favourite recording of Korngold's Violin Concerto.

Duration:02:00:00

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Chopin's Ballades

7/1/2024
Kenneth Hamilton chooses his favourite recording of Chopin's four Ballades.

Duration:00:47:19

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Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra

6/15/2024
Jonathan Cross chooses his favourite recording of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra

Duration:00:45:56

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Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 in A major

6/10/2024
Lucy Parham chooses her favourite version of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 in A major

Duration:00:47:51

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Elgar's Symphony no.1

6/4/2024
Mark Lowther's personal choice of recording of Elgar's Symphony no.1.

Duration:00:45:34

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JS Bach's Keyboard Partitas BWV 825-830

5/27/2024
Joanna MacGregor's ultimate recording of JS Bach's Keyboard Partitas BWV 825-830

Duration:00:51:31

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Debussy's Jeux

5/20/2024
Flora Willson's ultimate recommendation for Debussy's ballet Jeux.

Duration:00:46:11

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Stravinsky's The Firebird

5/13/2024
Kate Molleson chooses her favourite recording of Stravinsky's The Firebird

Duration:00:46:20

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Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand

5/7/2024
Jeremy Sams chooses his favourite recording of Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.

Duration:00:44:30

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Monteverdi's Vespers

4/29/2024
Jeremy Summerly chooses his favourite version of Monteverdi's Vespers.

Duration:00:45:47

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Mahler's Kindertotenlieder

4/26/2024
Iain Burnside chooses his favourite recording of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder.

Duration:00:42:29

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Mahler's Kindertotenlieder

4/22/2024
Iain Burnside chooses his favourite recording of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder.

Duration:00:42:29

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Brahms' 3rd Symphony

4/15/2024
Nigel Simeone chooses his favourite version of Brahms' 3rd Symphony.

Duration:00:43:11

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Vaughan Williams's Symphony no.1 'A Sea Symphony'.

4/8/2024
David Owen Norris chooses his favourite version of Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony.

Duration:00:46:14

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Britten's War Requiem

4/2/2024
Elin Manahan Thomas's recommendation for the ultimate recording of Britten's War Requiem.

Duration:00:48:54

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Puccini's Madame Butterfly

3/26/2024
Nigel Simeone's ultimate recommendation for Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly.

Duration:00:45:48

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Handel's Concerti Grossi, Op. 6

3/18/2024
Joseph McHardy chooses his favourite recording of Handel's Concerti Grossi, Op. 6.

Duration:00:42:31

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Schubert's Symphony no.9

3/12/2024
Katy Hamilton's ultimate recommendation for Schubert's Symphony no.9.

Duration:00:48:16

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Haydn's Symphony No 100

3/4/2024
Simon Heighes chooses his favourite recording of Haydn's Symphony No 100 in G Major ‘Military’

Duration:00:45:52