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A sample of today's finest jazz artists, providing an overview of the variety, internationality and fascination of today's world of jazz.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0170
The sitting room in Richard Wagner's Wahnfried villa in Bayreuth serves as the evocative setting for a special performance of Wagner's little-known French songs and piano music, combined with piano transcriptions of Wagner's works and original…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0186
Alfredo Kraus is internationally known as the great master of "belcanto" style. More than just a portrait, the film takes a lively and not uncritical stand on today's operatic world. The programme includes high points from the 1993 season in Milan…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
0187
The Christmas concert recorded at the Berlin Schauspielhaus on the Gendarmeriemarkt was one of the first joint musical productions of the reunited Germany. Fade-overs to landscapes and other locations in snow and ice turn the concert into a romantic…
Length
62 mins
Prog. No.
0192
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
This film portrait of talented singer/song- writer John Denver relates several of the stories behind his inspirations and also features exciting video footage of many of his songs.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0235
They started out in 1981 as a New York City street band, playing jazz, gospel and classics. Now they're an internationally acclaimed quartet forming a tighly-knit unit with their own distinctive identity, performing both traditional and experimental…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0511
The ensemble makes its point both with the fantasic playing of the wind instruments as well as the virtuosic precision of Dave Holland's bass.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0512
The members of the ensemble are all distinguished soloists who represent a high level of artistry. This is traditional Indian folkloristic music at its purest, presented with a high level of interaction between the musicians.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0517
Barbara Thompson has long been acknowledged as the first lady of the sax. Together with her band "Paraphernalia" and Jon Hiseman, she ranks among the world's top Jazz-rock ensembles.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0523