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The art of conducting [videorecording] : legendary conductors of a golden era / a Teldec Classics International production ; in association with IMG Artists ; produced by Marcos Klorman ; directed by Peter R. Smith.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., b&w with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hamburg : Teldec Video, p1997.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Notes on the conductors by Alan Sanders in English, French, and German, and information on each recorded performance (27 p. : ill.) laid in container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Consultant, Stephen Wright.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sergiu Celibidache with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of Süddeutscher Rundfunk, and the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra ; Wilhelm Furtwängler with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra ; Erich Kleiber with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, and the Berlin Staatskapelle ; Willem Mengelberg with the Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Evgeny Mravinsky with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra ; Charles Munch with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Hungarian State Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra ; Václav Talich, Hermann Scherchen, and André Cluytens with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Narrator, Michael Letchford ; with commentary by Peter Andry, Alexander Barantschik, Daniel Barenboim, Walter Barylli, Otto Edelmann, Vic Firth, Yuri Grigorovich, Bernard Haitink, Yehudi Menuhin, and Evgeny Mravinsky.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in various locations, 1931-1991.
Summary, etc.:
Rehearsal and performance footage presenting the work of six conductors: Sergiu Celibidache, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Erich Kleiber, Willem Mengelberg, Evgeny Mravinsky, and Charles Munch. Archival footage is complemented by first-hand recollections of these conductors by people who knew them. Also includes rare film clips of Herbert von Karajan, Hermann Scherchen, André Cluytens, and Václav Talich.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Narration in English with English, French and Japanese subtitles.
Subject: Conductors (Music)

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