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With “Classic Archive”, Medici Arts has added a new series to its catalogue. It features great performances by legendary artists, lovingly restored using the finest state-of-the-art technology. Among the rediscovered treasures are recitals by soprano…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7842
Waltz, a revolutionary thing? Historically, it was the first dance having couples clasping each other, men and women hugging, whirling to the rhythm of its music to the point of giddiness and rapture. A dance with a triple time rhythm both simple and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7808
The Film is an expedition to the life and work of the French–American composer Edgard Varèse (1883-1965), a composer who made Frank Scheffer, become fascinated by music made in the 20th century. Varèse is a visionary composer, who on his own has…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7787
In the fifties, Pierre Henry provoked a scandal by inventing Musique Concrète with Pierre Schaeffer. Music was no longer written with notes on a score for instrumentalists but was based on sounds and noises from our environment., collected, edited…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7773
Yehudi Menuhin in residence at the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut, sharing life with the students, teaching and conducting. A spectacular music lesson!
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7759
Mahler: "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" is based on Mahler’s 9th Symphony. In the four parts of this film, renowned conductor Riccardo Chailly and Mahler’s internationally acclaimed biographer, Henry-Louis de la Grange, analyse the four…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7757
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
The basis for “Music for Airports” is made up of original compositions by Brian Eno. Scheffer enhanced Eno’s ambient music with images that have the same function as the music : ever present but not emphatic, interesting but not overbearing. It is…
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
7755
«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
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