133 results
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 film tells the story of classical black singing set against the background of black emancipation in politics and society. We hear the great Afro-American singers talk about their views. Historical and contemporary film extracts.
Length
102 mins
Prog. No.
5022
The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540
Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style and his innovative musical expressions made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, countless international music awards and popular accolades worldwide…
Length
134 mins
Prog. No.
6418
Alongside his classical career, the remarkable violinist Gilles Apap regularly teaches Western classical music to the students of the Benares University in India. In this documentary, Gilles Apap takes us on a musical journey from his house in the…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
7304
Live from Paris 1977
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
1629
This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini – Larry Weinstein pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and historical cinematic stylings.The film…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
7792
Musical encounters with Barbara Hendricks on tour in Eastern Europe with several Eastern European vocal masterworks in her musical repertoire. Our film documents this encounter between Western artists and Eastern Europe, both in the concert hall and…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
0197
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
This film traces the unlikely journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven's corpse and unravels the mystery of his tortured life and death. The film begins in modern times when a pair of Beethoven enthusiasts, Ira Brilliant and Dr Alfredo “Che”…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6394