Composer of the Week is a Music programme.

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Composer of the Week

Donald Macleod profiles Rachmaninov the pianist-composer, focusing on his concertante piano works. 1. Beginnings: Donald discusses a student work Rachmaninov revisited nearly three decades after its composition: his vibrant First Piano Concerto. Etude-tableau in A minor, Op 39 No 6. Sergey Rachmaninov (piano). Canon in E minor; Song Without Words in D minor; Fugue in D minor (ed V Antipov). Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano). Trio elegiaque No 1 in G minor. Beaux Arts Trio. Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1. Krystian Zimerman (piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa. episode 1.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Composer of the Week next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three March 27th, 12:00pm and on BBC Radio Three March 27th, 6:30pm. See more...