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Title A labyrinth of time [videorecording] / a film by Frank Scheffer ; produced by Allegri Films ; co-produced by NPS.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : Idéale Audience International, [2006].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    F CART LT C17DVD    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    F CART LT C17DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b & w, col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.).
Series Juxtapositions; 8
Note DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Extras: Booklet with essay, discography, biographies in English and photos ; chapter access, video catalogue, DVD-ROM section with multilingual booklet files. Bonus: Ring, a short feature by Frank Scheffer.
Contents Introduction of Elliott and Helen Carter -- The changeable and varied human being -- The experience of time -- The past and the beginning of modernism -- The new composers -- The study with Nadia Boulanger in Paris -- The synthesis of Schoenberg and Stravinsky -- The development of rhythm -- The Eisenstein's film 'Battleship Potemkin" and the musician as an individual -- The piano concerto and the Berlin Wall -- The clarinet concerto and the composer Pierre Boulez -- The sculptor Helen Jones Carter -- The Brooklyn Bridge -- The present and the opera 'What next?' -- The future and 'A mirror on which to dwell'.
Credits Scenario by Frank Scheffer and Michäel Zeeman ; camera by Melle van Essen ; edited by Riekje Ziengs ; sound mix by Harold Talving ; produced and directed by Frank Scheffer.
Performer Elliott Carter, Helen Jones-Carter ; Charles Rosen and others ; Rotterdam Conservatory Chamber Choir, conducted by Huub Kerstens ; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthias Bambert, conductor, Ursula Oppens, piano ; Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez, conductor, Alain Damiens, clarinet ; Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, libretto by Paul Griffiths ; Ensemble Sospeso, Stefan Asbury, conductor; Lucy Shelton, soprano ; Nieuw Ensemble, Ed Spanjaard, conductor, Susan Narucki, soprano.
Summary Shows Carter's musical development using New York City as a metaphor for our democratic society. Daniel Barenboim, Charles Rosen and Pierre Boulez give their views on Carter's music.
Language In English, optional Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012-
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Biographical films
Added Author Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012-
Carter, Helen Jones, 1907-2003.
Scheffer, Frank, 1956-
Zeeman, Michaël, 1958-2009-
Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012-
Barenboim, Daniel, 1942-
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-
Scheffer, Frank, 1956- Ring.
Rotterdams Conservatorium (Netherlands). Chorus.
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest.
Ensemble intercontemporain.
Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.
Ensemble Sospeso.
Nieuw Ensemble.
Idéale Audience International.
Allegri Film.
Nederlandse Programma Stichting.
Cover Title Elliott Carter : a labyrinth of time
Standard No. 899132000176
Music No. DVD9DS17 Idʹeale Audience International

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