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.
    Introduction / Glenn Gould I – "… a Complete Nut Job ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    2:460:30
  2. 2.
    Aria from the "Goldberg Variations", BWV 988, from the film "Aria"Johann Sebastian Bach, Glenn Gould32 Short Films About Glenn Gould - Music from the Film
    1:540:30
  3. 3.
    Darius Milhaud – "Burt Bacharach's Teacher …"James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    0:380:30
  4. 4.
    Scaramouche, Suite for 2 Pianos: 3. Brazileira (Mouvement de samba)Darius Milhaud, Katia Labèque, Marielle LabèquePoulenc/Milhaud: Concerto in D minor for 2 Pianos/Scaramouche etc.
    2:350:30
  5. 5.
    Arcadi Volodos – "...The Ability to Do Things That Should Be F**king Illegal ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:280:30
  6. 6.
    Variations on Mendelssohn's Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61Felix Mendelssohn, Arcadi VolodosVolodos - Live at Carnegie Hall
    4:430:30
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    Robert Schumann's Piano Quartet – "...A Prolific Motherf**ker … "James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:520:30
  8. 8.
    Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Op.47: III. Andante cantabileRobert Schumann, Alexander Melnikov, Jerusalem QuartetSchumann: Piano Quintet, Op.44 & Piano Quartet, Op.47
    6:320:30
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    Franz Liszt's Totentanz – "...So Many Groupies People Used to Think He Was in League with the Devil ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    2:000:30
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    14:330:30
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    Yvar Mikhashoff – "... If There's a Girl/Guy You Fancy ... Send Them This Song with a Little Note That Says 'This Always Makes Me Think of You' ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:360:30
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    Gianni Schicchi - Arr. Mikhashoff: O mio babbino caroGiacomo Puccini, Jean-Yves ThibaudetAria: Opera Without Words
    2:520:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Cosi Fan Tutte I – "... The Four Minute Mile Being Broken in Classical Music ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    3:180:30
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    Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K. 588 (Highlights): Atto Secondo: Fate presto, o cari amici (No. 31, Finale: Despina, Coro, Don Alfonso)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Così fan tutte
    1:190:30
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    Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K. 588 (Highlights): Atto Secondo: Benedetti i doppi coniugi (Coro, Fiordiligi, Dorabella, Ferrando, Guglielmo)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Così fan tutte
    3:490:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Cosi Fan Tutte II – "... The Closest Opera Ever Gets to Thug Life ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:270:30
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    Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K. 588 (Highlights): Atto Primo: Come scoglio immoto resta (No. 14, Aria: Fiordiligi)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Così fan tutte
    3:580:30
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    Teodor Currentzis, Cosi Fan Tutte III – "... Opera Has Never Been Played This Well ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:080:30
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    Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K. 588 (Highlights): Atto Primo: Dammi un bacio, o mio tesoro (Don Alfonso, Ferrando, Guglielmo, Despina, Fiordiligi, Dorabella)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor CurrentzisMozart: Così fan tutte
    3:040:30
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    Castor Et Pollux – "... One of the Most Soul-Crunchingly Beautiful Pieces of Music Ever Written ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:060:30
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    Castor et Pollux, Acte I, Scène III: Prélude - Air accompagné "Tristes apprêts"Jean-Philippe Rameau, Teodor CurrentzisRameau - The Sound of Light
    7:330:30
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    Alexander Scriabin's Piano Concerto – "... He and Rachmaninov Were the Blur vs Oasis of the 19th Century ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:470:30
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    11:030:30
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    Glenn Gould II – "... The First Time I Heard It ... I Almost Fell Off My F**king Chair ..."James RhodesRhodes J Playlist 1
    1:540:30
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    Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 15 (Highlights): III. Rondo. Allegro scherzandoLudwig van Beethoven, Glenn Gould, Vladimir GolschmannGlenn Gould plays Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos
    9:050:30
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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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