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Thelonious Monk is famous for his unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Ruby, My Dear", which is part of the "Thelonious Monk Quartet" recording. He is also the second-most-recorded…
Total running time
50 mins
This concert recording from 1961 is one of the last recordings with two outstanding musicians from Basie’s band, Joe Williams and Joe Newman , who both departed from the band in 1961 to pursue solo careers. Joe Williams, known for having a deeper and…
Total running time
50 mins
There was probably no other artist, who was involved creatively in so many stages of the development of Jazz music as Duke Ellington . His sonic individuality originated in his peculiar style of composing and arranging, in which he was interweaving…
Total running time
53 mins
A music film with Daniel Barenboim Debussy wanted his piano preludes to be played and listened to privately. This film pays tribute to his wish, featuring Daniel Barenboim interpreting the first book of these delicate musical pieces. Architecture,…
Total running time
59 mins
Cole Porter is one of the most famous American artists of the past century. Surprisingly, this new film is the first in-depth documentary that gives a unique insight into his life and work. Porter expert Wilfried van den Brande travels in Porter’s…
Total running time
60 mins
This documentary brings the Russian composer to the present - radically: Based on Tchaikovsky‘s diaries and letters, director Ralf Pleger discovers an entirely new side and sketches an entirely different profile of the man whose mind and talent…
Total running time
52 mins
Ready for a new Brahms? This version of Brahms second symphony has been filmed in one long, continuous shot in each movement with the camera capturing the perspective of each musician and instrument. The completely new sound design enhances whichever…
Total running time
45 mins
Recorded live on July 16th from the Freiburg Cathedral, with soprano Barbara Bonney, worldwide renowned for the clarity of her voice and the precision of her diction and baritone Matthias Goerne, whose recent interpretation with Sir Alfred Brendel…
Total running time
60 mins
In this episode of the In Rehearsal and Performance series Sir Roger Norrington shares his fresh and clear view of Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 with the audience. His approach to the repertoire of the Classical period and his work on score, subtleties in…
Total running time
60 mins
This is the next release of the new digipack series « In Rehearsal & Performance » featuring works of the great conductors of the past. Georg Solti was known for his incredible impulsive energy, when conducting. His conducting technique contrasts…
Total running time
59 mins