Exploring the original sound of Beethoven with Melvyn Tan

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Exploring the original sound of Beethoven with Melvyn Tan

Here’s a podcast I did recently with the pianist Melvyn Tan, who made his name in the 80s by performing on period instruments such as the fortepiano. For quite some time now he’s reverted to playing mainly on modern instruments – mainly because the early ones are some damn unreliable, apparently – but his specialist […]

The Cathy List. no 1

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Last week I got asked by Cathy, my lovely sister-in-law, whether I could do a regular playlist of pieces that would help her and her partner get into classical music. As I often get asked to do recommendations like this, I thought I’d post the lists here so others can enjoy them too. With each […]