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Vladimir Ashkenazy : master musician.

Author: Vladimir Ashkenazy; Christopher Nupen; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Allegro Films (London, England)
Publisher: Guildford, GB/UK : Allegro Films, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biographical film on pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy; a montage of sequences from films with Ashkenazy as conductor (featuring excerpts from Respighi's Pines of Rome, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an exhibition, Sibelius' First symphony and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet fantasy-overture); a brief interview; a documentary on Rachmaninoff's Corelli variations with commentary by Ashkenazy; a live concert performance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Concert films
Biography
Named Person: Vladimir Ashkenazy; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Vladimir Ashkenazy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Ashkenazy; Christopher Nupen; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Allegro Films (London, England)
OCLC Number: 276878192
Language Note: English dialogue; German, Spanish, French, and Italian subtitles.
Notes: Title of montage and interview from insert.
Originally produced in 1970 (Vladimir Ashkenazy), 1985 (Sergei Rachmaninoff's Corelli variations op. 42), and 2004 (Allegro Films compilation).
Program notes by Christopher Nupen in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Finnish, and Polish (14 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 160 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, all regions; screen format: 4:3 (films), 16:9 anamorphic (intros); Dolby Digital 2.0, stereo. and dual mono.
Contents: The vital juices are Russian : Vladimir Ashkenazy / directed by Christopher Nupen ; an Allegro film (51:04) --
Montage: Ashkenazy the conductor (9:03) --
Interview : music and musical gifts (2:36) --
Variations on a theme of Corelli / Sergei Rachmaninoff ; introduced and played by Vladimir Ashkenazy / directed by Christopher Nupen ; produced by Allegro Films, Bameridian, RTSI (ca. 45:00) --
The Christopher Nupen films : [compilation of highlights] / produced by Allegro Films (38:35).
Other Titles: Vital juices are Russian.
Ashkenazy the conductor.

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A biographical film on pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy; a montage of sequences from films with Ashkenazy as conductor (featuring excerpts from Respighi's Pines of Rome, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an exhibition, Sibelius' First symphony and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet fantasy-overture); a brief interview; a documentary on Rachmaninoff's Corelli variations with commentary by Ashkenazy; a live concert performance of Rachmaninoff's Corelli variations; and a compilation of musical excerpts from various Allegro films directed by Christopher Nupen; includes introductions by Nupen.

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