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1.

The Legacy of Rosina Lhevinne

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This documentary film offers an intimate and compelling portrait of the life and achievements of the legendary pianist and master teacher, Rosina Lhevinne: her years of study at the Moscow Conservatory of Music, her marriage to famous pianist, Joseph Lhevinne, her devastation following her husband s death and her recovery and stunningly productive life from age 65 to 96. Recognized as one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century, Mme. Lhevinne was hailed as the greatest piano teacher in the world. Through her teaching on film, we witness her influence as a creative force that not only preserved the great 19th century Russian pianistic tradition but helped students go beyond themselves to develop their artistic individuality. We see how Mme. Lhevinne s incomparable teaching ca [...]
Online
2008
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Bernard Haitink [electronic resource]: Brahms Symphony No. 3, Op. 90

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Bernard Haitink works with six student conductors and the orchestra of the Royal College of Music in London on all four movements of Brahm's Symphony no. 3. Haitink imparts not only his profound insight into the symphony, but also shares with the students a lifetime's experience of conducting
Online
2007
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Curtain Closes on Amato Opera's Final Performance [electronic resource]: May 18, 2009

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This documentary, by Macneil-Lehrer Productions, is about Amato Opera's final performance on May 18, 2009.
Online
2009
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Van Cliburn [electronic resource]: Extended Interview

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This extended interview by Macneil-Lehrer Productions features a conversation with musician Van Cliburn.
Online
2008
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Philip Glass [electronic resource]: Extended Interview

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This extended interview by Macneil-Lehrer Productions features a conversation with musician Philip Glass.
Online
2012
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Extended Interview With Daniel Lang Co-Founder of Bang on a Can [electronic resource]

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This extended interview, featuring composer David Lang, is about the Bang on a Can group of composers and musicians.
Online
2008
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Sondheim! [electronic resource]: The Birthday Concert

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This concert is a collection of some of Stephen Sondheim's most popular songs in celebration of his birthday.
Online
2010
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Bang on a Can Showcases Inventive Classical Music [electronic resource]: August 21, 2008

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This documentary, by Macneil-Lehrer Productions, showcases the Bang on a Can classical music group.
Online
2008
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Gustav Mahler [electronic resource]: Symphony No. 3 in D-Moll : The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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After the two famous Mahler festivals in 1920 and 1995, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam is now presenting a special twoseason Mahler series, which includes ten large-scale symphonies plus 'Das Lied von der Erde', performed in chronological order by the world's greatest orchestra under the direction of great conductors - all brought to life in the wonderful acoustics of the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw.
Online
2010
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Gustav Mahler [electronic resource]: Symphony No. 2 in C-Moll : The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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After the two famous Mahler festivals in 1920 and 1995, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam is now presenting a special two-season Mahler series, which includes ten large-scale symphonies plus 'Das Lied von der Erde', performed in chronological order by the world's greatest orchestra under the direction of great conductors - all brought to life in the wonderful acoustics of the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw.
Online
2009
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Opera Jawa [electronic resource]

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Opera Jawa (Requiem from Java) is a 2006 Indonesian-Austrian musical film directed by Garin Nugroho that features traditional Javanese classical music and dance in a setting of opera that is inspired by the "The Abduction of Sita" episode from the Ramayana. Setyo (Martinus Miroto) and Siti (Artika Sari Dewi) are young married couple with a classic domestic issue: communication. With their earthenware business comes close to going bankrupt, Setyo's ever determined efforts to make ends meet often make Siti feels lonely. Their alienation to each other is worsened by the presence of Ludiro (Eko Supriyanto), a spoiled character from the local wealthy family who is used to having all his wishes granted. In the spirit of the (Javanese) Ramayana epic, the story tells about what it takes to w [...]
Online
2010
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Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 9 - the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra [electronic resource]

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After the two famous Mahler festivals in 1920 and 1995, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam is now presenting a special two-season Mahler series, which includes ten large-scale symphonies plus 'Das Lied von der Erde', performed in chronological order by the world's greatest orchestra under the direction of great conductors - all brought to life in the wonderful acoustics of the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw.
Online
2010
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Kerstmatinee 2004 [electronic resource]: Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest

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Daniel Barenboim is the soloist in this performance of Brahm's piano concert no. 1. Mariss Jansons conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Online
2004
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Puccini [electronic resource]: Il Tabarro (Kerstmatinee 1998)

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From the main hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam: Riccardo Chailly and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra perfoming Puccini's opera in one act, 'Il tabarro'. Joining them is a great cast of singers, amongst them star tenor José Cura.
Online
1998
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Gustav Mahler [electronic resource]: Das Lied von Der Erde (2011)

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After the two famous Mahler festivals in 1920 and 1995, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam is now presenting a special two-season Mahler series, which includes ten large-scale symphonies plus 'Das Lied von der Erde', performed in chronological order by the world's greatest orchestra under the direction of great conductors - all brought to life in the wonderful acoustics of the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw.
Online
2011
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The Fiddle and the Drum [electronic resource]

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Legendary Canadian artist Joni Mitchell in collaboration with internationally acclaimed choreographer Jean Grand-Mâitre of the Alberta Ballet Company created "The Fiddle and The Drum", a special ballet that speaks volumes of Joni Mitchell's life-long concerns about environmental neglect and the warring nature of mankind. It is a celebration of the profoundly humanistic questions and testimonies that are expressed so poetically by Joni Mitchell, a world renowned poet.
Online
2007
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Sergei Rachmaninoff [electronic resource]: Under the Influence

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This episode of Whole Notes: Stories Behind the Classics is about Sergei Rachmaninoff. Pinchas Zuckerman conducts the National Arts Centre Orchestra
Online
1999
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Johannes Brahms [electronic resource]: Keeper of the Classical Flame

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This episode of Whole Notes: Stories Behind the Classics is about Johannes Brahms.
Online
2001
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Opera Under the Stars [electronic resource]

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In his final performance, Richard Bradshaw (1944-2007) conducts the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra in a star-studded gala evening of opera highlights. The splendid setting of the new LeBreton Flats Park in Canada's Capital is the breath-taking backdrop for this unique outdoor opera concert event.
Online
2007
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Live From the NAC [electronic resource]: An Evening of Beethoven

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The National Arts Centre Orchestra performs a gala evening of Beethoven conducted by the internationally acclaimed conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman. With special guest pianist Yefim Bronfman.
Online
2003