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The art of conducting : great conductors of the past

Author: Stephany MarksMark PickeringSue KnussenMichael GambonJohn Barbirolli, SirAll authors
Publisher: Hamburg : Teldec Video, 1994, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephany Marks; Mark Pickering; Sue Knussen; Michael Gambon; John Barbirolli, Sir; Thomas Beecham, Sir; Leonard Bernstein; IMG Artists (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Sender Freies Berlin.; Teldec Classics International.; Teldec Video (Firm); Sudwestfunk.; Nederlandse Omroep Stichting.; Sveriges Television.; Norsk Rikskringkasting.
OCLC Number: 458702580
Notes: "Based on the [BBC] television programmes: The art of conducting."
Accompanied by a booklet of the same title with text in English, German and French.
Essay by Alan Sanders, and information on each recorded performance, laid in container.
Credits: Photography, Colin Case ... [et al.] ; graphics designer, Linda Sherwood-Page ; music advisor, John Evans ; video editors, Neville Donoghue, Simon Brook.
Performer(s): Dmitri Shostakovich with London Symphony Orchestra, 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 Furtwangler 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 Tharichen, Richard Mohr, Leopold Stokowski, Julius Baker, and Herbert von Karajan.
Event notes: Recorded in various locations, 1913-1972.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (117 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. ; 19 cm.)
Details: VHS Hi-fi Stereo.; PAL.
Other Titles: Great conductors of the past
Art of conducting (Television program)
Responsibility: an IMG Artists/BBC production in association with Teldec Classics International and Sender Freies Berlin with RTP, SWF, NOS, SVT, NRK ; producers, Stephany Marks, Mark Pickering ; directed by Sue Knussen.

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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.

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