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The art of conducting : great conductors of the past.

Author: Michael Gambon; Stephen Wright; Mark Pickering; Stephany Marks; Sue Knussen
Publisher: [1994]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This programme 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.
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Named Person: Thomas Beecham, Sir; Arthur Nikisch; Richard Strauss; Felix Weingartner; Fritz Busch; Bruno Walter; Otto Klemperer; Wilhelm Furtwängler; Arturo Toscanini; Leopold Stokowski; Serge Koussevitzky; Fritz Reiner; George Szell; Herbert von Karajan; Leonard Bernstein; Thomas Beecham; Leonard Bernstein; Fritz Busch; Wilhelm Furtwängler; Herbert von Karajan; Otto Klemperer; Serge Koussevitzky; Arthur Nikisch; Fritz Reiner; Leopold Stokowski; Richard Strauss; George Szell; Arturo Toscanini; Bruno Walter; Felix Weingartner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gambon; Stephen Wright; Mark Pickering; Stephany Marks; Sue Knussen
OCLC Number: 222835359
Notes: "Based on the television programmes: The art of conducting."
Recorded off-air from SBS-TV 26 May 1996.
Credits: Producers, Stephany Marks, Mark Pickering; director, Sue Knussen; series conceived, Stpehen Wright; narrator, Michael Gambon; commentators, John Eliot Garner, Isaac stern, Jack Brymer, Sir Thomas Beecham, Yehudi Menuhin, Oliver Knussen, Suvi Raj Grubb, George Szell, Bruno Walter, Otto Klemperer, Hugh Bean, Werner Tharichen, Richard Mohr, Leopold Stokowski, Julius Baker, and Herbert von Karajan.
Performer(s): 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 Orchstra; Herbert von Karajan with the Berlin Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein with the London Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic and New Philharmonia Orchestras.
Event notes: Recorded in various locations, 1913-1972.
Description: <2> videocassettes (VHS) (117 min.) : sound, black and white with colour sequences ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Great conductors of the past
Art of conducting (Television program)

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This programme 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.

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