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Brass

Håkan Hardenberger at the Royal Northern College of Music: Martinů,
Henze, Enesco [Trumpet Master Class]

DBM 3452
In this master class, Håkan Hardenberger works with students on three key works from the twentieth-century trumpet repertoire.

Conducting

Bernard Haitink at the Royal College of
Music: Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F
Major, op. 90

DBM 3455
Haitink works with six student conductors
on all four movements of Brahms’s
Symphony No. 3.

Kurt Masur at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 4
in A Major, op. 90

DBM 3454
Kurt Masur works with two young
conductors on the first two movements of
Mendelssohn’s “Italian” symphony.

Percussion

Dame Evelyn Glennie at the Royal
Northern College of Music

DBM 3674
In this master class, Dame Evelyn
Glennie works on two twentieth-century
percussion compositions.

Piano

András Schiff at the International
Musicians’ Seminar: Schubert, Moments
Musicaux D780, Nos. 1, 3, and 4

DBM 3650
Schiff works with a student on three
movements from Schubert’s much-loved
Moments Musicaux.

András Schiff at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Beethoven, the last three
piano sonatas. No. 30 in E Major, op. 109,
No. 31 in A-flat Major, op. 110, and No. 32 in C Minor, op. 111

DBM 3679
András Schiff looks at three great piano
sonatas that end the cycle and on which
Beethoven worked during the final years
of his life.

At Home with Beethoven
DBM 1308
Ralph Hokanson discusses and performs
four Beethoven piano sonatas: op. 10, no.
3; op. 31, no. 2; op. 90, no. 27; op. 109,
no. 30.

Emanuel Ax at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Beethoven, Sonata No. 2,
A Major; Sonata No. 15, D Major: 32
Variations in C Minor

DBM 3672
In this all-Beethoven master class,
Emanual Ax works with students on two
piano sonatas and the 32 Variations in C
Minor.

Gábor Takács-Nagy at the Verbier
Festival Academy: Brahms, Piano
Quartet No. 3 in C Minor

DBM 3675
Takács-Nagy works on the first movement
of Brahms’s Third Piano Quartet.

Joanna MacGregor at the Royal Academy
of Music: Olivier Messiaen, Vingt Regards
sur l’Enfant-Jésus

DBM 3659
In this master class, MacGregor works
with students on movements from Vingt
Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus.

Stephen Hough at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Liszt, Spanish Rhapsody:
S245; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12

DBM 3451
Hough works with students on two of
Liszt’s virtuoso pieces for solo piano.

Stephen Kovacevich at the Verbier
Festival Academy: Beethoven, Piano
Sonata No. 21 in C Major, op. 53
“Waldstein,” Piano Sonata No. 31 A-flat
Major, op. 110

DBM 3673
Kovacevich works with students on two of
Beethoven’s greatest piano sonatas.

Stephen Kovacevich at the Verbier
Festival Academy, Impromptus op. 90,
D899

DBM 3644
In this master class, Kovacevich works
with a student on two of Schubert’s
Impromptus for solo piano (No. 1 in C
Minor and No. 3 in G-flat Major).

Strings

Ana Chumachenko at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Mozart Violin Concertos Nos.
3, 4, 5

DBM 3660
In this master class, Ana Chumachenko
works with students on the first
movements of three of Mozart’s violin
concertos.

Andres Segovia Master Class
DBM 62
Segovia emphasizes to students the
importance of respecting rhythm.

Bach’s Suite No. 3
DBM 19
Pablo Casals conducts a master class on
Bach’s Suite for Unaccompanied Cello,
BWV 1009.

Casals Conducts Beethoven
DBM 29
Casals conducts a master class on
Beethoven’s Sonata No. 4 for Violoncello.

Casals Conducts Saint-Saëns
DBM 92
Casals directs a master class on a Saint-
Saëns cello concerto.

Frans Helmerson at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B
Minor: Cello Master Class

DBM 3442
Frans Helmerson gives a master class on
the first movement of Dvořak’s great cello
concerto.

Gábor Takács-Nagy at the Verbier
Festival Academy: Béla Bartók, String
Quartet No. 5 (fourth movement)

DBM 3665
Takács-Nagy works on the fourth
movement of Bartok’s Fifth String
Quartet.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Bach, Adagio and Fugue
from Sonata No. 1 in G Minor for Solo
Violin, BWV 1001

DBM 3661
Vengerov works on the first two
movements from Bach’s first sonata for
solo violin.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Beethoven, Violin Sonata
No. 4 in A minor

DBM 3662
In this master class, Vengerov works on
the first movement of Beethoven’s Violin
Sonata No. 4 in A minor.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Benjamin Britten, Violin
Concerto, op. 15

DBM 3443
Vengerov works on the first movement
of Benjamin Britten’s violin concerto.
Giovanni Guzzo, violin; Neil Georgeson,
piano.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy
of Music, London: Mendelssohn, Violin
Concerto in E Minor, op. 64

DBM 3663
In this master class, Vengerov works with a
student on Mendelssohn’s violin concerto.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy
of Music, London: Mendelssohn, Violin
Concerto in E Minor, op. 64

DBM 3677
Vengerov works with another student
on the first movement of Mendelssohn’s
violin concerto.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Mozart, Violin Concerto
No. 3 in G Major K216

DBM 3678
Vengerov works on the first movement of
Mozart’s third violin concerto.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Ravel, Tzigane

DBM 3676
Vengerov works on Ravel’s virtuoso
showpiece Tzigane.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy
of Music, London: Sarasate, Carmen
Fantasy

DBM 3449
Vengerov works on Sarasate’s Carmen
Fantasy,
one of the best-known virtuoso
showpieces for violin.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy
of Music, London: Shostakovich, Violin
Concerto No. 1 op. 77, Third Movement

DBM 3446
Vengerov works on the Passacaglia, the
great third movement of Shostakovich’s
first violin concerto.

Maxim Vengerov at the Royal Academy of
Music, London: Sibelius, Violin Concerto
in D Minor op. 47

DBM 3450
Vengerov works on the first movement of
Sibelius’s violin concerto.

Steven Isserlis at the International
Musicians’ Seminar: Rachmaninov,
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor,
op. 19

DBM 3649
Isserlis works with Guy Johnston on the
first movement of Rachmaninov’s cello
sonata.

Steven Isserlis at the International
Musicians’ Seminar: Schumann,
Fantasiestücke, op. 73

DBM 3448
Isserlis works on Schumann’s
Fantasiestücke, a group of three “Fantasy
Pieces” originally written for clarinet
and piano but later arranged for cello and
piano by Schumann himself.

Yuri Bashment at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Shostakovitch, Viola Sonata in
C Major, op. 147

DBM 3444
In this master class, Bashment works on
all three movements of Shostakovitch’s
Sonata for Viola and Piano, the last work
he completed before his death in 1975.

Zakhar Bron at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Bach, Chaconne in D Minor
from Partita No. 2 for Solo Violin

DBM 3447
Bron works on Bach’s chaconne for solo
violin.

Woodwinds

Concerto in A Minor for Piccolo (F. VI, 9)
DBM 695
Master class by piccoloist Clement
Barone. Braille score available on request.

Voice

Jennie Tourel Master Class
DBM 123
Mezzo-soprano Jennie Tourel in a
program from the Juilliard School of
Music.

Joan Rodgers with Singers from British
Youth Opera

DBM 3445
Joan Rodgers works with young singers
on five operatic arias.

Thomas Quasthoff at the Verbier Festival
Academy: Songs and Arias, Mozart,
Schubert and Wagner

DBM 3680
Quasthoff works with five students on
songs and arias by Mozart, Schubert, and
Wagner.

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