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Record Review Podcast

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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

Location:

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

Ravel's Mother Goose

2/26/2024
Ben Gernon chooses his favourite recording of the complete ballet of Ravel's Mother Goose

Duration:00:44:35

Record Review: Ravel's Mother Goose in Building a Library with Ben Gernon and Andrew McGregor

2/24/2024
Ben Gernon chooses his favourite recording of the complete ballet of Ravel's Mother Goose.

Duration:02:45:00

Saint-Saëns's Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 78 'Organ Symphony'

2/19/2024
Anna Lapwood chooses her favourite recording of Saint-Saëns's Organ Symphony

Duration:00:48:37

Stravinsky's Soldier's Tale

2/12/2024
Gillian Moore chooses her favourite version of Stravinsky's Soldier's Tale

Duration:00:45:37

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 26 "Les Adieux"

2/5/2024
Lucy Parham chooses her favourite version of Beethoven's Piano Sonata, 'Les Adieux'

Duration:00:44:45

Mozart's String Quintet No.3

1/29/2024
Roger Parker chooses his favourite recording of Mozart's String Quintet No.3 in C

Duration:00:44:36

Schumann's Cello Concerto

1/22/2024
Laura Tunbridge chooses her favourite recording of Schumann's Cello Concerto

Duration:00:47:40

Bach's Orchestral Suites

1/17/2024
Nicholas Kenyon chooses his favourite recording of Bach's four Orchestral Suites

Duration:00:47:37

Haydn's The Creation

1/8/2024
Jeremy Summerly chooses his favourite recording of Haydn's The Creation.

Duration:00:50:02

Schubert’s Winterreise

1/2/2024
Pianist Allyson Devenish picks the ultimate version of Schubert’s song cycle Winterreise.

Duration:00:46:50

Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty

1/2/2024
Sarah Lenton chooses her favourite version of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

Duration:00:46:50

Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss with Jeremy Sams

12/18/2023
Jeremy Sams chooses his favourite recording of Stravinsky's ballet The Fairy's Kiss

Duration:00:46:39

Bruckner's Symphony No 8 in C minor

12/11/2023
Tom Service chooses his favourite recording of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor

Duration:00:50:39

Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin

12/4/2023
Kate Molleson chooses her favourite recording of Béla Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin

Duration:00:47:39

Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin

11/27/2023
Flora Willson chooses her favourite recording of the piano version of Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin

Duration:00:49:31

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

11/20/2023
William Mival chooses his favourite recording of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Duration:00:45:26

Dvořák's Symphony No 9 in E minor

11/13/2023
Katy Hamilton chooses her favourite recording of Dvořák's 'New World' Symphony

Duration:00:48:18

JS Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

11/6/2023
Simon Heighes chooses his favourite recording of JS Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor.

Duration:00:47:26

Schubert’s Four Impromptus, D935

11/6/2023
Pianist Iain Burnside chooses the ultimate recording of Schubert’s Impromptus, D935

Duration:00:45:17

Brahms's Clarinet Trio in A minor

10/23/2023
Natasha Loges chooses her favourite version of Brahms's Clarinet Trio

Duration:00:46:26