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"YELLO - Elektropop made in Switzerland" is a portrait of the most successful Swiss pop band of all times and includes a number of their international hits and cult videos. Sound experimenter Boris Blank and multi-talented Dieter Meier reflect on…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5458
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 outstanding singer Max Lorenz was Hitler’s favourite tenor. But he was married to a Jewess and he was also homosexual. The biography of this outstanding Wagner singer is closely bound up with the story of Haus Wahnfried in Bayreuth. Tracing his…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5692
Bulat Okudzhava's concert was the first of its kind during the upheaval period in the Gorbachev era of glasnost and perestroika. Much of what Bulat Okudzhava says and sings in this concert sheds light on the political developments that ultimately…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
0516
The three artists combine their considerable talents to bring three musical worlds together at a concert in the Roman Amphitheatre in the German city of Xanten.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
0110
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
A portrait of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the world's oldest orchestra never to have been associated with an aristocratic court! Our film recounts the highs and lows of the orchestra's extensive and fluctuating history.
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
0505
The Arts Ensemble of Chicago has become one of the world's most successful Black American ensembles. The group which includes trumpeter Lester Bowie, together with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and two young composers, have experienced a journey…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
0708
Testing Mozart is a 60 minute film about the "Mozart Effect", the power of Mozart's music to fight disease and increase the mental ability of its listeners. It is common knowledge that cows give more milk and tomatoes grow bigger when played Mozart,…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5521

Tea

Inspired by the Tea Ceremony, Tan Dun, the contemporary Chinese composer living in New York, wrote the opera “Tea”. Tea is a tragic love-story set against the background of Chanoyu, the Japanese tea ritual. In “Tea”, Tan Dun combines Eastern and…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
7758