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In this series we present biographies of France's greatest singing stars. While plenty of attention is paid to each singer's biography, their songs form the central point of each film: words and music that trace the lives of these artists far better…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
0302
A portrait of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the world's oldest orchestra never to have been associated with an aristocratic court! Our film recounts the highs and lows of the orchestra's extensive and fluctuating history.
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
0505
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
After the huge success of the famous "Guitar Trio" with Al di Meola, this performance presents two masters of the acoustic guitar in an even more intimate performance, exploring the musical frontiers between Flamenco and Jazz.
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
0518
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
Paco's openness to the recording of a highly personal film portrait of himself means that we can gain an up-close look into the personality of this fascinating musician.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0526
Norbert Beilharz captures the Swiss choreographer Heinz Spoerli's work methods on film, basing his portrait on the development of the Swiss master's new ballet: "Goldberg Variations".
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0534
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra was formed 20 years ago by a group of top New York musicians. Its objective was to create an ensemble in which every member would have such a meaningful input on musical matters that no conductor would be necessary…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
0537
This film gives us unique insight into the dedication and involvement of one of the world's greatest conductors. The programme includes footage of rehearsals and performances with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Gustav…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
0561