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Title Discovering masterpieces of classical music [videorecording] : documentary & concert / [music by] Schumann, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Strauss, Brahms.

Imprint [S.l.] : EuroArts Music International, c2007.


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Description 5 videodiscs (335 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 5 booklets.
Note Title from container.
Contents DVD 1. Discovering Robert Schumann: documentary & concert. Concerto for piano and orchestra (Martha Argerich, piano ; Gewandhausorchester Leipzig ; Riccardo Chailly, conductor) (63:00) -- DVD 2. Discovering Felix Mendelssohn: documentary & concert. Violin concerto in E minor / Mendelssohn (Frank Michael Erben, violin ; Gewandhausorchester Leipzig ; Kurt Masur, conductor) (56:00) -- DVD 3. Discovering W.A. Mozart: documentary & concert. Symphony no. 41 "Jupiter" / Mozart (Kammerorchester C.P.E. Bach ; Hartmut Haenchen, conductor) (61:00) -- DVD 4. Discovering Richard Strauss: documentary & concert. Eine Alpensinfonie / R. Strauss (Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden ; Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor) (86:00) -- DVD 5. Discovering Johannes Brahms: documentary & concert. Violin concerto / Brahms (Gil Shaham, violin ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Claudio Abbado, conductor) (69:00).
Cast Various performers.
Event Recorded live June 1-2, 2006 (1st work), May 4, 1997 (2nd work) at the Leipzig Gewandhaus; Nov. 13, 2005 at the Konzerthaus Berlin (3rd work); Sept. 22, 1998 at the Semperoper, Dresden (4th work); May 1, 2002 at the Teatro Massimo, Palermo).
Summary "Definitive performances of five of the great masterpieces of the orchestral repertoire, combined with unmissable documentary introductions. Legendary pianist Martha Argerich brings her unique intensity to Schumann's lyrical Piano Concerto, while violinist Gil Shaham dazzles in Brahms, and the greatest German orchestras from the Berliner Philharmoniker to the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig are heard under such illustrious names as Abbado and Chailly"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; PCM stereo., Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1.
Language English dialogue; English, French, German or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Concertos (Piano)
Concertos (Violin)
Genre/Form Concert films.
Added Author Argerich, Martha, 1941-
Chailly, Riccardo, 1953-
Erben, Frank-Michael, 1965-
Masur, Kurt.
Haenchen, Hartmut.
Sinopoli, Giuseppe.
Shaham, Gil, 1971-
Abbado, Claudio.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Concertos, piano, orchestra, op. 54, A minor.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 64, E minor.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Symphonies, K. 551, C major.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Alpensinfonie.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 77, D major.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
Kammerorchester "Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach"
Staatskapelle Dresden.
Berliner Philharmoniker.
Added Title Discovering Robert Schumann.
Discovering Felix Mendelssohn.
Discovering W.A. Mozart.
Discovering Richard Strauss.
Discovering Johannes Brahms.
Standard No. 880242582287
Music No. 2058228 EuroArts Music International (set)
2056068 EuroArts Music International (disc 1)
2056038 EuroArts Music International (disc 2)
2056018 EuroArts Music International (disc 3)
2056138 EuroArts Music International (disc 4)
2056078 EuroArts Music International (disc 5)

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