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Debussy - La Mer

Lucerne Festival Orchestra, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Eugene Ormandy

3 legendary performances | 3 legendary conductors 3 different approaches to this masterpiece

Claude Debussy’s most famous work La Mer can be considered closely aligned to symbolist concepts – the programmatic nature of this piece made it a pioneering work of musical impressionism.

DVD 1
Claudio Abbado | Lucerne Festival Orchestra (2003)
Daniel Barenboim | The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2000)
Eugene Ormandy | The Philadelphia Orchestra (1977)
Documentary: "Discovering La Mer", directed by Angelika Stiehler 

Repertoire: 
Claude Debussy: La Mer  


DVD 2
"Music Cannot Be Learned"
A Film by Georges Gachot
The fascinating documentary gives deep insights into the life and work of Claude Debussy based on the reports by those who encountered the great composer.
Including Debussy’s “Childrens Corner” performed by Zoltán Kocsis, 1991.
 

Repertoire

Claude Debussy: La Mer

Facts DVD

Item number
2064438
UPC number
880242644381
Region code
0
Picture format
NTSC 16:9 & 4:3
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Release
Total running time
228 mins
Details running time
154 mins DVD 1 + 74 mins DVD 2
Subtitles
English Deutsch, Français
No. of discs
2
Recording
1977, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2013