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George London: Between Gods and Demons
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directed by Marita Stocker, fl. 2010-2017; produced by Oliver Becker, fl. 2002; performed by Hilde Zadek, Neil Shicoff, Catherine Malfitano, 1948-, Deborah Polaski, Waldemar Kmentt and George London, 1920-1985, in George London: Between Gods and Demons (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2011), 2 hours 34 mins
George London was one of the most impressive bass-baritones of the postwar era. He sang on the side of Maria Callas, Renata Tebaldi and Nicolai Gedda, to name only a few, and captured the audience’s hearts with his distinctive voice and his charismatic stage presence. Way too early he had to stop his singing car...
directed by Marita Stocker, fl. 2010-2017; produced by Oliver Becker, fl. 2002; performed by Hilde Zadek, Neil Shicoff, Catherine Malfitano, 1948-, Deborah Polaski, Waldemar Kmentt and George London, 1920-1985, in George London: Between Gods and Demons (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2011), 2 hours 34 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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History of Vocal Teaching I: An Exploration of a Vocal Lineage
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directed by Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997 and Janis Kelly; produced by Janis Kelly and Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997, Lieder Theatre Limited; performed by Jutta Vulpius, 1927-, Janis Kelly and Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997 (Sydney, New South Wales: Lieder Theatre Limited, 2010), 44 mins
Discussing fundamental principles of singing passed down through the generations since the old italian masters. ​The film gives an account of the teaching of Franziska Martienssen-Lohmann (1887-1971), one of the most influential German singing teachers in the 20th century, and of the famous German soprano Elisab...
directed by Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997 and Janis Kelly; produced by Janis Kelly and Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997, Lieder Theatre Limited; performed by Jutta Vulpius, 1927-, Janis Kelly and Norbert Meyn, fl. 1997 (Sydney, New South Wales: Lieder Theatre Limited, 2010), 44 mins
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Mirella Freni: A Life Devoted to Opera
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directed by Marita Stocker, fl. 2010-2017; produced by Oliver Becker, fl. 2002; performed by Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007, Nicolaï Ghiaurov, 1929-2004, Plácido Domingo, 1941-, Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989 and Mirella Freni, in Mirella Freni: A Life Devoted to Opera (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 58 mins
Mirella Freni is one of the most remarkable soprano singers in the world of opera. She has been winning over audiences for half a century with her ever fresh and youthful vocals and with a voice quality which remains undiminished. The portrait shows Mirella Freni during masterclasses in her hometown of Modena; in...
directed by Marita Stocker, fl. 2010-2017; produced by Oliver Becker, fl. 2002; performed by Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007, Nicolaï Ghiaurov, 1929-2004, Plácido Domingo, 1941-, Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989 and Mirella Freni, in Mirella Freni: A Life Devoted to Opera (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 58 mins
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Music, Mon Amour
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directed by Günther Huesmann, 1957- and Daniela Schmidt-Langels, 1962-; performed by Helmut Oehring, 1961-, Midori Goto, 1971- and Yasmin Levy, in Music, Mon Amour (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2009), 1 hour 34 mins
‘Music, Mon Amour’ delves into the secret of a grand passion – the love of music. What makes it irresistible? Why can’t we live without music? In ‘Music, Mon Amour’ we embark on a search for clues – together with the Israeli singer Yasmin Levy, the Japanese violinist Midori and the German composer He...
directed by Günther Huesmann, 1957- and Daniela Schmidt-Langels, 1962-; performed by Helmut Oehring, 1961-, Midori Goto, 1971- and Yasmin Levy, in Music, Mon Amour (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2009), 1 hour 34 mins
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Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages
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directed by John Walker, 1956-; produced by John Walker, 1956-, Decca Records and Thirteen Productions; performed by Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007, in Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 59 mins
This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the launch of the international phenomenon. In 1963 he debuted in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London where he substituted for the ailing Giuseppe di Stefano as Rodolfo in La Bohème. Today it is still his powerful sound with its natural grace and brillia...
directed by John Walker, 1956-; produced by John Walker, 1956-, Decca Records and Thirteen Productions; performed by Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007, in Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 59 mins
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A Short History of Opera
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written by Donald Jay Grout and Hermine Weigel Williams (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), 922 page(s)
written by Donald Jay Grout and Hermine Weigel Williams (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), 922 page(s)
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What Would Beethoven Do?
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directed by Jonathan Keijser, fl. 2014; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827; conducted by Benjamin Zander, 1939-, Larry Livingston and Sonia Marie De León de Vega, 1964-; produced by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013, Michèle DesLauriers, fl. 2015, Daniel Beresh, fl. 2011, Veronica An, fl. 2016 and Jonathan Keijser, fl. 2014, Wire Walker Studios; performed by Boston Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Toronto, ON and Los Angeles, CA: Wire Walker Studios, 2017), 1 hour 14 mins
Classical music doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being hip. But What Would Beethoven Do? gives an old genre a new twist by exposing classical music through the eyes of renegades, from composers flirting with modern mediums, to young musicians dedicated to changing the narrative, to a man who’s bringing tu...
directed by Jonathan Keijser, fl. 2014; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827; conducted by Benjamin Zander, 1939-, Larry Livingston and Sonia Marie De León de Vega, 1964-; produced by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013, Michèle DesLauriers, fl. 2015, Daniel Beresh, fl. 2011, Veronica An, fl. 2016 and Jonathan Keijser, fl. 2014, Wire Walker Studios; performed by Boston Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Toronto, ON and Los Angeles, CA: Wire Walker Studios, 2017), 1 hour 14 mins
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Caccini, Settimia (1591-after 1661?)
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written by Candace Smith; edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 17 page(s)
written by Candace Smith; edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 17 page(s)
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Grimani, Maria Margherita (fl. 1713-1718)
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written by Barbara Garvey Jackson; edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 16 page(s)
written by Barbara Garvey Jackson; edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman (New York, NY: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996), 16 page(s)
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