192 results
Bedrich Smetana "Die Moldau"
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
5301
Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) has been called a “musical giant”, a “magician” “a brilliant lion-tamer” and an enfant terrible of classical music. He was famous for refuting the commercial aspects of the music business, which makes his rare…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6036
This recording provides us with a portrait of a man whose conducting technique contrasts fascinatingly with that of the other conductors in the "Great Conductors" series. Sir Georg Solti's rehearsal and performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5303
Ludwig van Beethoven Overture "Leonore"
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5297
Hallelujah is full of dramatic contrasts, both visually and musically - from the grandeur of the full orchestra and chorus to the simplicity of two choir boys singing a prayer on the Nave steps.
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
3812
Carlos Kleiber is far too sensitive and self-critical to maintain an broken relationship with the public. He hates routine, and his appearances are often months apart - one reason why his agreement to this film recording was considered quite a coup.…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5299
Carlos Kleiber is paradox - a conductor who dislikes performing in public. Son of the great Erich Kleiber, he detests routine performing, and always gives his utmost whenever he conducts. This film gives us a fascinating glimpse into the brilliant…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5300
Christmas conjures up a vision of warmth and affection, and the mood of the season is recreated in this special "Music in Camera". Works by Elgar, Leoncavallo, Tchaikovsky, Johann Strauss and Humperdinck which reflect the atmosphere of this festive…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5168
The programme is a musical celebration of the nativity, featuring many traditional carols, illustrated by pictures by the Old Masters from the National Gallery in London. With music by Handel and Vaughan Williams.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3610
'Rejoice' is a celebration of seasonal songs and traditional carols. An outstanding item on this programme is the performance of Elgar's little known "Starlight Express" which was written for a Victorian children's play. Works by Mozart are also…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5150