442 results
300 years ago, around the year 1700, the Italian musician and craftsman Bartolomeo Cristofori invented a new musical instrument: the piano.Today, the piano is the most widely-played and best-loved of all musical instruments. Reason enough to…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5017
300 years ago, around the year 1700, the Italian musician and craftsman Bartolomeo Cristofori invented a new musical instrument: the piano.Today, the piano is the most widely-played and best-loved of all musical instruments. Reason enough to…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5178
The 58-minute documentary on Bach takes a close look at his life, the places where he worked, his works and the techniques he used when composing, as well as at the political and cultural life during the composer's time. Recorded at original places,…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5049
Beloved musical works come together harmoniously with scenes from everyday life in France's picturesque Provence region to form a music film of great poetic allure. With the music of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Claude Debussy, Ottorino Respighi and…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5258
Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a composer with an enormous oeuvre, one of the authorities on the tango – and an inspiration to new generations of musicians. Born in Buenos Aires and still living there, the city has always been his muse. And this…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5704
Shortly after the Wall came down, the Austrian conductor Otmar Suitner ended his long-standing career at the State Opera in East Berlin. Parkinson syndrome was causing his hands to tremble. A conductor who had achieved world fame at Bayreuth could…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
5787
Stanley Kubrick directed A Clockwork Orange in 1971. Portrait of a film: in England, in the near future, the Droogs gang spreads terror through gratuitous acts of violence. Arrested for murder, Alex, their leader, agrees to serve as a guinea pig for…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6206
Portrait of a film: Suzanne, aged only 15, collects sexual encounters. Her father, whom she admires, suddenly leaves the conjugal home. Now living with her half-mad mother and her despotic brother, Suzanne decides to flee. She engages in a loveless…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6212
Portrait of a film: Manuela, a single mother, accidentally loses hes 17 year old son and starts searching for the father of the child. The latter lives as a transvestite prostitute in Barcelona. The film offers a gallery of women’s portraits - nurses…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6213
Georges Lautner directs «Crooks in Clover» in 1963. Portrait of a film: To the framework of a classic suspense film and gang upheaval following the death of its kingpin, Georges Lautner, Albert Simonin and Michel Audiard add an intergenerational…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6200