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A tale of Tanglewood : Peter Grimes reborn

Author: Barbara Willis SweeteLeonard BernsteinSeiji OzawaDaniel IronJennifer JonasAll authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, [1997], ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On June 30, 1946 Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes was first performed at the Tanglewood Music Center, conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Fifty years later, Tanglewood remounts the now famous opera with Seiji Ozawa conducting some of the world's most gifted student musicians. This film weaves a tapestry that travels back and forth over the 50 years that separate the two performances.
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Named Person: Benjamin Britten
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Willis Sweete; Leonard Bernstein; Seiji Ozawa; Daniel Iron; Jennifer Jonas; Milan Podsedly; David New; Gerry Salsberg; Benjamin Britten; Rhombus Media (Firm); Tanglewood Festival Chorus.; Tanglewood Music Center. Orchestra.; Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 1560297271 9781560297277
OCLC Number: 39152373
Credits: Director, Barbara Willis Sweete ; producers, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Jonas ; director of photography, Milan Podsedly ; editor, David New ; narrator, Gerry Salsberg.
Performer(s): Tanglewood Festival Chorus ; Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra ; Seiji Ozawa, Leonard Bernstein, conductors.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Peter Grimes reborn
Bullfrog Films presents
Responsibility: a film by Barbara Willis Sweete ; produced by Rhombus Media.

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On June 30, 1946 Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes was first performed at the Tanglewood Music Center, conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Fifty years later, Tanglewood remounts the now famous opera with Seiji Ozawa conducting some of the world's most gifted student musicians. This film weaves a tapestry that travels back and forth over the 50 years that separate the two performances.

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A Tale of Tanglewood: "Peter Grimes" Reborn

(EMRO user published 2014-03-04 ) Very Good Permalink
It's becoming clearer to me every day that the late British composer, Benjamin Britten, was the greatest operatic composer of the second half of the twentieth century. <I>Peter Grimes</I>, Britten's first opera, is still his most popular and frequently performed opera.

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