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.
This live recording captures the memorable occasion when these two famous jazz pianists met for the first time in the Kongressaal during the Munich Klaviersommer 1983. On two pianos, they play an exciting version of Round Midnight.
The “Bolero”, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the “Bolero” has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly…
Austrian piano virtuoso Friedrich Gulda plays works by Chopin, including the NINE PRELUDES OP.28, NOCTURNE OP.62, NO. 1, BARCAROLE OP.60 and BERCEUSE OP.57, in a live recording from the Munich Philharmonie.
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…
A charming improvisational performance on the pipe organ. Gunnar Idenstam, visually accompanied by a ballerina, under the influence of Spanish rhythms. An extraordinary performance by an extraordinary artist.
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.