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Desert Island Discs: Archive 1996-2000

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Desert Island Discs: Archive 1996-2000
39 MIN1999 FEB 7
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Sue Lawley's guest this week is the pianist Andras Schiff. Born in Hungary, Bartok was the first composer he fell in love with and his music is still a regular part of his repertoire; despite making his fingers bleed. He compares learning a new composition to maturing wine - you can taste it almost immediately but it takes many years to become a vintage performance.[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs] Favourite track: String Quintet in C - Second Movement by Franz SchubertBook: Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriLuxury: Piano