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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

Record Review: Haydn's Symphony No 100 in G Major ‘Military’ in Building a Library with Simon Heighes and Andrew McGregor

3/2/2024
Simon Heighes chooses his favourite recording of Haydn's Symphony No 100 in G ‘Military’.

Duration:02:45:00

Schumann's Cello Concerto

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

Duration:00:47:40

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

Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F major

10/16/2023
Richard Wigmore chooses his favourite recording of Beethoven's Symphony No 8 in F.

Duration:00:50:49

Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

10/9/2023
Nigel Simeone discusses his favourite recordings of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

Duration:00:42:36

Schumann's Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.47

10/2/2023
Marina Frolova-Walker chooses her favourite version of Schumann's Piano Quartet, Op.47

Duration:00:43:29

Mahler's Symphony no. 8 in E-flat Major

9/25/2023
Gillian Moore's personal recommendation for Mahler's epic 'Symphony of a Thousand'

Duration:00:50:21

Mozart's Symphony No 35 in D, 'Haffner'

9/18/2023
Roger Parker chooses his favourite recording of Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D major

Duration:00:41:46

Stravinsky's Petrushka

7/10/2023
Jonathan Cross with a personal recommendation for Stravinsky's second ballet Petrushka,

Duration:00:48:36