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After the premiere of Dvorak's 8 Symphony in Prague, this piece received such high praise in England that it was named the "English Symphony". For his graduation thesis in 1892, Dvorak chose to conduct the symphony instead of the usual lecture.
Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
0149
Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
0151
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
0154
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
0155
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0157
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
"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
On the 17th of June 1986 Nathan Milstein, who was 82 years old at the time, gave his last public recital. It was a historic occasion and it took place 72 years after his famous first appearance in Leopold Auer's violin class in St Petersburg in 1914…
Length
35 mins
Prog. No.
3681
Beethoven symphonies, recorded live in Freiburg und Baden-Baden with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Gielen.
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
5061