194 results

Bedrich Smetana "Die Moldau"

Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
5301

Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) has been called a “musical giant”, a “magician” “a brilliant lion-tamer” and an enfant terrible of classical music. He was famous for refuting the commercial aspects of the music business, which makes his rare…

Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6036

This recording provides us with a portrait of a man whose conducting technique contrasts fascinatingly with that of the other conductors in the "Great Conductors" series. Sir Georg Solti's rehearsal and performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5303

Ludwig van Beethoven Overture "Leonore"

Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5297

Carlos Kleiber is far too sensitive and self-critical to maintain an broken relationship with the public. He hates routine, and his appearances are often months apart - one reason why his agreement to this film recording was considered quite a coup…

Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5299

Hallelujah is full of dramatic contrasts, both visually and musically - from the grandeur of the full orchestra and chorus to the simplicity of two choir boys singing a prayer on the Nave steps.

Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
3812
Carlos Kleiber is paradox - a conductor who dislikes performing in public. Son of the great Erich Kleiber, he detests routine performing, and always gives his utmost whenever he conducts. This film gives us a fascinating glimpse into the brilliant…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5300
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time he had been extremely reluctant to perform in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3641
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time, Ashkenazy had been extremely reluctant to perform…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
3642
This is a filmed record of Pinchas Zukerman’s first concert in Munich as both soloist and conductor. This is the concert, which provided two sequences for the film Pinchas Zukerman: Here to Make Music. Pinchas Zukerman was drawn into conducting by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3644