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Title Ode to joy [videorecording] : Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 / a production of PCK Media ; directed by Karen McLaughlin ; producer & writer, Eric G. Schultz ; co-producer, Susan Wallner.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    784.184 ODE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
DVD video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
soprano voice 1 mezzo-soprano voice 1 tenor voice 1 bass-baritone voice 1 mixed chorus 1 SATB orchestra 1 lcmpt
mixed chorus 1 SATB orchestra 1 lcmpt
piano 2 piano, 4 hands 2 lcmpt
orchestra 1 lcmpt
Language Sung in German; English dialogue; English subtitles.
Note Words of the final movement from Friedrich Schiller's An die Freude.
Performer Ah Young Hong, soprano; Leah Wool, mezzo-soprano; William Burden, tenor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone; Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Mark Laycock, conductor; John Lithgow, narrator.
Event Concert recorded 2014 January 25 Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Summary Ludwig van Beethoven's transformative Symphony no. 9 has been described as "the world's greatest symphony," recognizable even to the most casual classical music listener. The concert was filmed during the 100th birthday celebration for scholar and philanthropist William H. Scheide.
Contents Introduction -- William H. Scheide: the man -- "Gloria sei dir gesungen" : from Cantata BWV 140 / Bach -- Vienna & Beethoven -- Beethoven's Symphony no. 9.
Note Special features: Prelude for piano [that is piano, 4 hands] by William Scheide (Mariam Nazarian, Andrew Sun, piano); Academic festival overture, by Johannes Brahms; behind the scenes.
Credits Director, Karen Mclaughlin.
Subject Symphonies.
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805 -- Musical settings.
Cantatas, Sacred -- Excerpts.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Piano music (4 hands)
Genre/Form Symphonies.
Sacred music.
Preludes (Music)
Concert television programs.
Added Author McLaughlin, Karen, television director.
Schultz, Eric G., television producer, screenwriter.
Wallner, Susan, television producer.
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805, author.
Hong, Ah Young, performer.
Wool, Leah, performer.
Burden, William, 1964- performer.
Doss, Mark S., performer.
Laycock, Mark, conductor.
Lithgow, John, 1945- narrator.
Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014, honouree.
Nazarian, Mariam, performer.
Sun, Andrew (Pianist), performer.
Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor.
Container of (work): Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Cantata). Gloria sei dir gesungen.
Container of (work): Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014. Prelude, piano, 4 hands, F major.
Container of (work): Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Akademische Festouvertüre.
PCK Media, production company.
Wiener Kammerorchester, performer.
Westminster Symphonic Choir, performer.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 9781627896764
Standard No. 841887028134
Music No. OTOJ601 PBS

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