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The war symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin

Author: Valeriĭ GergievLarry WeinsteinNiv FichmanDavid NewHorst ZeidlerAll authors
Publisher: [Netherlands?] : Philips ; New York, NY : Universal Music and and Video Distribution Corp. [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Music
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Valeriĭ Gergiev; Larry Weinstein; Niv Fichman; David New; Horst Zeidler; Gemma van Zeventer; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting); Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- ). Orkestr.; Rhombus Media (Firm); IDTV Cultuur.; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.; Association relative à la télévision européenne.; Philips Communication Systems (Firm : Hilversum, Netherlands); Universal Music and Video Distribution Corp.
OCLC Number: 62300583
Language Note: Spoken in English and Russian with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Chinese.
Notes: Filmed on location in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Hilversum. Released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Editor, David New ; director of photography, Horst Zeidler ; writers, David New, Larry Weinstein, Gemma Van Zeventer.
Performer(s): Netherlands Radio Philharmonic ; Orchestra of Mariinsky Theatre ; Valery Gergiev, conductor.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; all regions; LPCM stereo. and DTS 5.1 surround (audio extracts only).
Contents: Bonus features: Symphony extracts. Symphony no. 4, 3rd movement [conclusion] (7:24) --
Symphony no. 5, 1st movement (16:26) --
Symphony no. 6, 2nd movement (6:07) --
Symphony no. 7, 1st movement (27:32) --
Symphony no. 8, 3rd movement (7:10) --
Symphony no. 9, 1st movement (5:54); Shostakovich wartime radio broadcast (0:54) ; Shostakovich chronology.
Other Titles: Shostakovich against Stalin
Responsibility: Rhombus Media, IDTV Cultuur, ZDF & ARTE present ; director, Larry Weinstein ; producer, Niv Fichman.

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A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."

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