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Shiro Takatani is a Japanese artist, and he is the co-founder and visual creator of the group Dumb Type in 1984, he also became artistic director of the group from 1995 and then started an active solo career in 1998. This documentary biopic focuses…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6786
Jóhannsson is a composer with interesting ideas about technology and music, ideas about the sorts of feelings that might be evoked through juxtaposing electronics with history-rich references like a string quartet and an ancient poem. IBM 1401 - A…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6547
Friar Alessandro is a modest monk living in the hilltop monastery of Assisi and an award winning recording artist. He is a charming and spiritual young man with a gentle tenor voice whose musical message of hope, peace and brotherly love is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5690
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7997
To put it in the own words of Thierry Malandain: It is a light-hearted, bubbly ballet intended as a moment of humanity to forget for a short while our tough, worried existence, saddened by all that our heart and reason cannot accept. It is a ballet…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6408
Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding), choreographed by Antonio Gades in 1974, depicts the story written by Federico Garcia Lorca of a bride who, on her wedding night, runs away with her former lover, now a married man with a child of his own. The furious…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5919
The great Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman has already left a huge number of sound recordings of his interpretations; but it adds an extra dimension to be able to watch him execute, for instance, the brilliant spiccato bowing in Saint-Saëns's…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
8546
Filmed by soviet television, Emil Gilels plays some of his favourite composers: Beethoven as well as Russian composers, Prokofiev and Scriabin. These little known documents show Gilels performing “at home”, in the Great Hall of the Moscow…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8533
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8532