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In the Ocean is unique in the genre of music documentary. With the cooperation of musicians who have never appeared before in the same film (Steve Reich, Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Louis Andriessen), it endeavours to explain the complex contemporary…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7756
«Voyage to Cythera» is a documentary about Luciano Berio's composition Sinfonia. The film concentrates on the third part of the composition, which consists of a number of musical quotes from composers like Mahler, Stravinsky, Boulez, Schönberg and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7754

A documentary on the Dutch composer Louis Andriessen during the composition of his Chinese inspired work «Tao».

Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
7753
Documentary about the American composer John Cage based on his composition 'Fourteen'. The film includes shots of the performance of Fourteen by the Ives Ensemble juxtaposed with documentary material with John Cage about Erik Satie, Marcel Duchamp…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7749
‘Five Orchestral Pieces’ Opus 16, written in 1909, is one of Schönberg’s most famous compositions, and a breakthrough in his work. With this piece Schönberg broke away from tradition, and made the revolutionary step from tonal to atonal music. 'No…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7748
A documentary on Stravinsky’s «Symphonies for Wind Instruments», a funerary work written in memory of Debussy (for whom Stravinsky had always felt a great friendship). The ‘Symphonies for Wind Instruments’ was composed by Igor Stravinsky in 1920 in…
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
7747
A documentary on Pierre Boulez and his work «Eclat». «Eclat» is a real study of resonance written for fifteen instruments and created in 1965.
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7746
«Sonic Acts» provides an informed survey of the development and current state of affairs of electronic music. The boundaries between the serious and the popular sides of electronic music are becoming faint and this film explores the crossover taking…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7745
A beautifully shot documentary highlighting the interpretation of Mahler’s compositions by conductors Haitink, Chailly, Muti, Abbado and Rattle, linked to interviews with these conductors where they explain their ideas about the work of Mahler. The…
Length
73 mins
Prog. No.
7744
A documentary illustrating the unique working relation that has developed between the conductor Riccardo Chailly and his world famous Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. The film features rehearsals and performances of works by composers such as Mahler…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7743