Music In The Great War - Steven Isserlis

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01Saturday Classics20140628

Cellist Steven Isserlis chooses some of his favourite music from times of war, including pieces by Janacek, Schumann, Prokofiev, Webern, Biber, Elgar and Suk. For many of the pieces Steven has chosen iconic recordings, including performances by violinist Josef Szigeti, baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and pianist Harriet Cohen.

02 LASTSaturday Classics20140705

Cellist Steven Isserlis chooses more of his favourite music written during times of war, including pieces by Debussy, Fauré, Martinu, Poulenc and Beethoven. For many of the pieces Steven has chosen iconic recordings, including performances by violinist Josef Szigeti, baritone Pierre Bernac, pianists Marguerite Long and Bèla Bartok, violinist Jacques Thibaud and conductor Wilhelm Fürtwängler.