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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425, also known as the Linz Symphony during a stopover in the Austrian town of Linz as he and his wife travelled back home to Vienna from Salzburg in late 1783. The entire symphony was…
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32 mins
Legendary recording by Yehudi Menuhin from the Charlie Chaplin Studios, Hollywood, 1947 In 1947, the first concert film in film history was shot in Hollywood: Concert Magic. Yehudi Menuhin and other internationally renowned performers performed…
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44 mins
Songs and music from hidden film treasures, the sound of nostalgia on film. A series of beautiful, romantic songs from iconic love scenes are performed by singers from the Danish National Vocal Ensemble accompanied by cello, piano, saxophone, and…
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31 mins
Fostering young musical talents was particularly dear to Claudio Abbado’s heart. Abbado founded the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in 2003. In this orchestra, he united the world’s best young musicians from youth orchestras. The Lucerne Festival…
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107 mins
The Waldbühne Concert given by the Berliner Philharmoniker marks the end of the 2009/10 season. More recently visitors to the orchestra’s Waldbühne concerts have been regaled by some of the greatest opera singers of our age, including such operatic…
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125 mins
What made Claudio Abbado stand out was his unpretentious, noble character, his democratic understanding of music making and his ability to celebrate the live moment on stage. Claudio Abbado empathized with his musicians. In order to be able to…
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662 mins
This special edition, released for the occasion of Martha Argerich’s 80th birthday, combines some of her most impressive recordings. At the same time, it is testimony to the enormous musical and creative versatility with which she has succeeded in…
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472 mins
“I cannot begin even to describe what I have learnt with these musicians. Maybe they have learnt a little something from me, but that is nothing compared to what I have learnt from them, and the generations that came before.” (Zubin Mehta about the…
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826 mins
What Makes Music Symphonic? asked Leonard Bernstein in the course of one of his celebrated Young People’s Concerts. He found his answer in the music of Johannes Brahms: “He grows his music, like a master gardener … With Brahms music doesn’t just…
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180 mins
Seiji Ozawa has dedicated most of his life to the service of music. He is not only one of Japan’s best-known conductors but also the founder of the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto, better known as the Seiji Ozawa Festival. This Seiji Ozawa edition…
Total running time
505 mins