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Copland Portrait
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directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; composed by Aaron Copland, 1900-1990; conducted by Aaron Copland, 1900-1990; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013 and Terry Sanders, 1931-, United States Information Agency (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1967), 30 mins
Aaron Copland is considered by many to be America's premier composer. His musical works range from ballet and orchestra to choral music and movie scores. "Copland Portrait" is a rare intimate portrait of a man and his music. Filmed at Copland's home in Peekskill, N.Y., at Tanglewood, and in Washington D.C., this a...
directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; composed by Aaron Copland, 1900-1990; conducted by Aaron Copland, 1900-1990; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013 and Terry Sanders, 1931-, United States Information Agency (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1967), 30 mins
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The Curse of the Gothic Symphony
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directed by Randall Wood, 1969-; produced by Veronica Fury, fl. 2005; performed by Eugene Gilfedder, fl. 1993-2015, Veronica Fury and John Curro, 1932- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 22 mins
The Curse of the Gothic Symphony follows the journey of a fanatical and eclectic group of music lovers who aspire to break the curse behind British composer Havergal Brian's notorious First Symphony. At over two hours long and requiring two orchestras, four brass bands and five full choirs it is regarded as the Mt...
directed by Randall Wood, 1969-; produced by Veronica Fury, fl. 2005; performed by Eugene Gilfedder, fl. 1993-2015, Veronica Fury and John Curro, 1932- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 22 mins
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Elegies for the Deaths of Three Spanish Poets
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directed by Christopher Nupen, fl. 1967; composed by Cristóbal Halffter, 1930- (1975); conducted by Cristóbal Halffter, 1930-; produced by Clasart Film and Allegro Films, London, England; performed by Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin), in Elegies for the Deaths of Three Spanish Poets (London, England: Allegro Films, London, England, 1978), 40 mins
Cristobal Halffter’s three orchestral pieces “Elegias a la Muerte de Tres Poetas Españoles” were commissioned by Sudwestfunk, Baden-Baden in 1975. They are written in homage to three great Spanish poets who died as a result of the Spanish Civil War; Antonio Machado, Miguel Hernandez and Federico García Lor...
directed by Christopher Nupen, fl. 1967; composed by Cristóbal Halffter, 1930- (1975); conducted by Cristóbal Halffter, 1930-; produced by Clasart Film and Allegro Films, London, England; performed by Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin), in Elegies for the Deaths of Three Spanish Poets (London, England: Allegro Films, London, England, 1978), 40 mins
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Herbert von Karajan
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directed by Gernot Friedel, 1941-; conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989; produced by Herbert von Karajan Centrum Wien and Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF); performed by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989, in Herbert von Karajan (Bristol, England: Digital Classics Distribution, 1999), 1 hour 28 mins
Herbert von Karajan (1908-89), one of the twentieth century’s most fascinating and complex geniuses, bestrode the post-war classical music world like a colossus. He won unprecedented musical power and public acclaim but also had many detractors. This definitive film reveals the phenomenon of the maestro, chartin...
directed by Gernot Friedel, 1941-; conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989; produced by Herbert von Karajan Centrum Wien and Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF); performed by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989, in Herbert von Karajan (Bristol, England: Digital Classics Distribution, 1999), 1 hour 28 mins
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The Legacy of Rosina Lhevinne
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directed by Salome Ramras Arkatov; produced by Salome Ramras Arkatov (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 5 mins
This documentary film offers an intimate and compelling portrait of the life and achievements of the legendary pianist and master teacher, Rosina Lhevinne: her years of study at the Moscow Conservatory of Music, her marriage to famous pianist, Joseph Lhevinne, her devastation following her husband's death and her...
directed by Salome Ramras Arkatov; produced by Salome Ramras Arkatov (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 5 mins
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Never Give Up: The 20th Century Odyssey of Herbert Zipper
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directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013 and Terry Sanders, 1931-, American Film Foundation (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1995), 40 mins
The extraordinary story of Vienna born musician and conductor Herbert Zipper who survived Dachau, Buchenwald, and a Japanese concentration camp to become one of the great music educators of the world, continuing at 92 to bring music to the inner city schools of America. In Dachau, Zipper organized secret concerts...
directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013 and Terry Sanders, 1931-, American Film Foundation (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1995), 40 mins
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Portrait of Zubin Mehta
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directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1936-; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931-, United States Information Agency; performed by Los Angeles Philharmonic (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1967), 43 mins
Filmed in Los Angeles and Bombay, Portrait of Zubin Mehta is a brilliant experiment in pure cinema verité. Features Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition". Photographed by Erik Daarstad.
directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1936-; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931-, United States Information Agency; performed by Los Angeles Philharmonic (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1967), 43 mins
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Remembering Jacqueline du Pré
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directed by Christopher Nupen, fl. 1967; produced by Allegro Films, London, England; performed by Jacqueline du Pré, 1945-1987, in Remembering Jacqueline du Pré (Guildford, England: Allegro Films, London, England, 1995), 56 mins
Jacqueline Du Pre was an artist with an exuberant personality and seemingly infinite talent who in her youth was recognized as one of the finest cellists of the century. The film Remembering Jacqueline Du Pre celebrates this extraordinary artist through footage that is at once inspiring and intimately revealing. Y...
directed by Christopher Nupen, fl. 1967; produced by Allegro Films, London, England; performed by Jacqueline du Pré, 1945-1987, in Remembering Jacqueline du Pré (Guildford, England: Allegro Films, London, England, 1995), 56 mins
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Sing China!
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directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; composed by Carl Orff, 1895-1982; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, American Film Foundation and Sanders and Mock Productions; performed by Los Angeles Children's Chorus (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
Sing China!, a squel to the Oscar-nomiated film Sing!, tells the moving often funny story of how children can be a force in diplomacy as they build bridges between China and the United States through the power of music.
directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; composed by Carl Orff, 1895-1982; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, American Film Foundation and Sanders and Mock Productions; performed by Los Angeles Children's Chorus (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
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To Be a Musician, To Be a Composer
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directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; composed by Lalo Schifrin, 1932-; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931-, Churchill Films, in To Be a Musician (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2012), 25 mins
"To Be A Musician" is a series of 3 films made in 1970 for High School and Junior High Education. They are portraits of the artists 42 years ago as they were just starting out on their careers. "To Be a Composer" portraits composer Lalo Schifrin.
directed by Terry Sanders, 1931-; composed by Lalo Schifrin, 1932-; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931-, Churchill Films, in To Be a Musician (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2012), 25 mins
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