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The Art of Conducting [videorecording]: Great Conductors of the Past

[an] IMG Artists/BBC production ; in association with Teldec Classics International and Sender Freies Berlin ; producers, Stephany Marks, Mark Pickering ; director, Sue Knussen
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
This program features sixteen of the great conductors of this century in rehearsal and performance. Archival footage is complemented by first-hand recollections of these conductors by some of today's most eminent musicians.
Director
Sue Knussen
Performers
Sir Thomas Beecham with the Royal Philharmonic ; Arthur Nikisch with the Berlin Philharmonic ; Richard Strauss with the Vienna Philharmonic ; Felix Weingartner with the Paris Symphony ; Fritz Busch with the Dresden Staatskapelle ; Bruno Walter with the Berlin Philharmonic, and Vancouver Festival Orchestras ; Otto Klemperer with the Philharmonia and New Philharmonia Orchestras ; Wilhelm Furtwängler with the Berlin Philharmonic ; Arturo Toscanini with the NBC Symphony ; Leopold Stokowski with the BBC Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic ; Serge Koussevitzky with the Boston Symphony ; Fritz Reiner with the New York Philharmonic, and Chicago Symphony Orchestras ; George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan with the Berlin Philharmonic ; Leonard Bernstein with the London Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic and New Philharmonia Orchestras.
Narrator: Michael Gambon ; commentators: John Eliot Gardner, Isaac Stern, Jack Brymer, Sir Thomas Beecham, Yehudi Menuhin, Oliver Knussen, Suvi Raj Grubb, George Szell, Bruno Walter, Otto Klemperer, Hugh Bean, Werner Thärichen, Richard Mohr, Leopold Stokowski, Julius Baker, and Herbert von Karajan.
Release Date
1994
Run Time
117 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • "Based on the television programmes: The Art of conducting."
  • Stereo.
  • Essay by Alan Sanders, and information on each recorded performance, laid in container.
Variant Title
Great conductors of the past
Related Title
Art of conducting (Television program)
Credits
Series conceived by Stephen Wright ; executive producer, Dennis Marks ; commentary, Stephen Pettit ; photography, Colin Chase ; music advisor, John Evans ; video adaptation supervised by Peter R. Smith.
Published
Hamburg : Teldec Video, p1994.
Recording Info
Recorded in various locations, 1913-1972.
Publisher no.
4509-95038-3 Teldec Video
Description
1 videocassette (117 min.) : sd., b&w with color sequences ; 1/2 in.
VHS format.
Technical Details
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    a| Nikisch, Arthur, d| 1855-1922.
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    a| Strauss, Richard, d| 1864-1949.
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    a| Klemperer, Otto, d| 1885-1973.
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    a| Reiner, Fritz, d| 1888-1963.
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    a| Szell, George, d| 1897-1970.
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    a| Bernstein, Leonard, d| 1918-1990.
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