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The art of violin : the devil's instrument, transcending the violin : a film

Author: Yehudi MenuhinDavid OistrakhIsaac SternChristian FerrasFritz KreislerAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : NVC Arts : Warner Music Vision, 2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on archival performance footage and interviews ... evokes the vast panorama of the world of the violin in the 20th century and its most outstanding performers. ... some silent, and later resynchronised, film footage ..."--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yehudi Menuhin; David Oistrakh; Isaac Stern; Christian Ferras; Fritz Kreisler; Arthur Grumiaux; Jascha Heifetz; Mischa Elman; Alexander Markov; Ivry Gitlis; Ruggiero Ricci; Joseph Szigeti; Zino Francescatti; Boris Ėmmanuilovich Golʹdshteĭn; Michael Rabin; Eugène Ysaÿe; Laurent Korcia; Georges Enesco; Ginette Neveu; Jacques Thibaud; Ida Haendel; Leonid Kogan; Henryk Szeryng; Bruno Monsaingeon; NVC Arts (Firm); Warner Music Vision (Firm); Idéale Audience International.; IMG Artists (Firm)
OCLC Number: 48952691
Language Note: English, French or Russian commentary; subtitles in English, French, Spanish & Japanese.
Notes: Previously released in Europe in 2000.
Program notes in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian (21 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.) inserted in container.
Credits: Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Stephen Wright, producers ; Clive Sugars, executive producer. "An Idéale Audience, IMG Artists Production, in co-production with La Sept-Arte, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Thirteen/WNET & AVRO with the participation of NVC Arts, La cinquième, Mezzo, Fernsehen DRS, Televisione Svizzera-TSI, Télévision suisse romande-TSR, SWR, Sverige Television, YLE, ORF, NRK, ERT-NET, RTV Slovenia and with the support of Procirep, CNC & Media II"--Container.
Performer(s): Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh, Isaac Stern, Fritz Kreisler, Nathan Milstein, Arthur Grumiaux, Jasha Heifetz, Mischa Elman, Alexander Markov, Ivry Gitlis, Ruggiero, Ricci, Joseph Szigeti, Zino Francescatti, Ruggiero Ricci, Boris Goldstein, Michael Rabin, Joseph Hassid, Eugène Ysaÿe, Laurent Korcia, George Enescu, Ginette Neveu, Jacques Thibaud, Ida Haendel, Leonid Kogan, Henryk Szerying, violin ; with contributions from Ivry Gitlis, Ida Haendel, Hilary Hahn, Laurent Korcia, Yehudi Menuhin, Itzhak Perlman, Mstislav Rostropovich.
Description: 1 videocassette (113 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 pamphlet (26 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Contents: Devil's instrument --
Transcending the violin.
Other Titles: Devil's instrument
Transcending the violin
Responsibility: written and directed by Bruno Monsaingeon.

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Drawing on archival performance footage and interviews ... evokes the vast panorama of the world of the violin in the 20th century and its most outstanding performers. ... some silent, and later resynchronised, film footage ..."--Container.

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