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Music by Guiseppe Verdi and Johann Sebastian Bach sweeps the viewer along as the camera paints impressionistic images. A fondness for detail brings the subject matter vibrantly to life and conveys the message without a single word. 3 episodes from 9…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0213
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
Eighteen music clips, 7-8 minutes each, for all occasions. Something for everybody, from the likes of Johann Strauss, Haydn, Mozart, Ravel, Bach, Albéniz, Scott Joplin and many other renowned composers.
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
0604
Germany has a thousand different faces. Cities like Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, Cologne or Munich each have their own musical traditions. With music by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, E.T.A. Hoffmann and others. 26 episodes from 6 - 12 minutes.
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
1100
"Il Ballo delle Ingrate" is based on the Idea that the "Ingrate" (women who have been hard-hearted in love) should return to earth from hell to warn the ladies in the audience against a similar fate. The warning is not expressed in the form of…
Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
3451
In 1808 the composer and violinist Louis Spohr was invited to a rehearsal in Beethoven's house of the D Major Piano Trio, Opus 70, No.1 known as The Ghost, and wrote of the occasion: "It was not an enjoyable experience. First of all the piano was…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
3639
A film about Georges Bizet and his ill-starred masterpiece. This film has two themes: first the substance and narrative of Bizet's perennially popular opera and second the story of its disastrous première, which had such a dramatic effect on Bizet…
Length
88 mins
Prog. No.
3643
This is a filmed record of Pinchas Zukerman’s first concert in Munich as both soloist and conductor. This is the concert, which provided two sequences for the film Pinchas Zukerman: Here to Make Music. Pinchas Zukerman was drawn into conducting by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3644
Two Bach Partitas filmed live at a BBC Radio Lunch Time Concert in St John’s, Smith Square, London.
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
3649
Two Bach Partitas filmed live at a BBC Radio Lunch Time Concert in St John’s, Smith Square, London.
Length
21 mins
Prog. No.
3650