Manuel de Falla's "Three Cornered Hat" ballet is by far his most popular composition. The dances in the ballet represent high points of Spanish folk music, full of sparkling melodies and captivating rhythms.
Marcia Haydée's choreography "Sleeping Beauty" is the tragic conflict of Carabosse and the Lilac Fairy; of good and evil. This programme portrays a Ballet company at work on the choreography and includes clips from the finished production.
Four superb solo guitarists have joined together and formed a quartet to perform works by Fauré, Albeniz, de Falla, Granados, van der Staak and Ravel in original arrangements and transcriptions. 8 episodes from 7 - 9 minutes.
The Albrechtsburg Castle, Meissen Cathedral and the Ludwigsburg Palace provide magnificent backgrounds for the musical presentations of Ludwig Güttler, the international renowned trumpeter. 7 episodes from 6 - 12 minutes with compositions by Telemann…
Larry Fuller, famous for his work on "Evita", joins forces with musical theatre specialist Charles B. Axton to create a sizzling rendition of the Rodgers and Hard Broadway classic. This documentary goes behind the scenes at the Stuttgarter Ballet.
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…
Hungarian choreographer Youri Vámos combined E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Nutcracker" story with Dickens' immortal "A Christmas Carol". A colourful dance production in which ballet, music and film are skillfully combined.