The Archive - Robert Casadesus

The Archive - Robert Casadesus

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This episode of ‘The Archive’ presents the French pianist Robert Casadesus. During his career, he met the composer Ravel and they became great friends. In 1960, Casadesus performed Ravel’s ‘Sonatine’ for British TV. Casadesus, who loved French music, often played Debussy, Chabrier and Fauré. In a 1960 recording, we listen to three of Debussy’s ‘Preludes’ and Chabrier’s ‘Bourrée Fantasque’. In t...