Piano 100

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The brilliant British pianist and writer James Rhodes is taking over our Piano 100 playlist. Enjoy some of best recordings selected by James, with his commentary.

100 songs

  1. 1.
    Jean Sibelius's Symphony No. 5 – "... Sibelius Knew That He Nailed It with This Symphony ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    2:080:30
  2. 2.
    Sibelius : Symphony No.5 in E flat major Op.82 : III Allegro moltoJean Sibelius, Sakari Oramo, City Of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraSibelius Essentials
    9:530:30
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    Fazil Say – "... The Cheekiest, Funniest, Most Virtuosic, Amusing, Delightful, Extraordinary F**king Cadenza I've Ever Heard ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    1:220:30
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    Piano Concerto No 21 in C Major, K 467: Allegro MaestosoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Fazıl SayFazil Say Mozart (Piano Concertos No. 12, No. 21 & No. 23)
    13:160:30
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    Jorge Bolet – "... Overnight This Recital Made Him an Absolute Superstar ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    1:080:30
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    11:160:30
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    Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 2 – "... Not One in a Million Would Say 'Yeah This Is a Kid Who Wrote This' ... Mozart Was 11 ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    0:490:30
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    Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 39: II. AndanteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Murray PerahiaMozart: The Piano Concertos
    5:520:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Mozart's Requiem – "... It's Like He's Travelled Back in Time and Space into Mozart's Head ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    1:000:30
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    1:390:30
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    3:090:30
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    3:580:30
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    Robert Schumann's Ghost Variations – "... It's Like Reading His Diaries in the Middle of the Night ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    1:460:30
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    2:470:30
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    1:570:30
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    2:270:30
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    2:030:30
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    2:480:30
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    3:140:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Don Giovanni I – "... Listen to the F**king Power of It – It's Like Being Hit Around the Face, Just Being Assaulted by Music ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    2:150:30
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    Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Highlights): Act I: Trema, trema, o scellerato! (Allegro: Don Giovanni, Leporello, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna, Donna Elvira)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Don Giovanni
    2:000:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Don Giovanni II – "... Some of the Freshest, Most Dynamic, Most Immortal Music That Mozart Ever Composed ..."James RhodesRhodes James Playlist 3
    2:270:30
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    Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Highlights): Act II: Or che tutti, o mio tesoro... Resti dunque quel birbon (Larghetto: Don Ottavio, Donna Anna, Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Masetto, Leporello)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Don Giovanni
    3:110:30
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    Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Highlights): Act II: Questo è il fin (Presto: Donna Anna, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Leporello, Zerlina)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Don Giovanni
    1:460:30
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    1:540:30
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    Piano Sonata No.13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No.1 "Sonata quasi una fantasia": II. Allegro molto e vivaceLudwig van Beethoven, Jonathan BissBeethoven Piano Sonatas Nos. 9, 13 & 29 "Hammerklavier", Vol. 6
    1:540:30
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    Images - Book 2, L. 111: 2. Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fûtClaude Debussy, Zoltán KocsisDebussy: Images Books 1 & 2/Arabesques/Rêverie etc.
    6:090:30
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    3:310:30
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    7:490:30
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    Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16: I. Allegro molto moderatoEdvard Grieg, Javier Perianes, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari OramoGrieg: Piano Concerto & Lyric Pieces
    13:400:30

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