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Caruso for All: The Story of the Gramophone
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by Reiner Moritz Associates, London, England; performed by Anne-Sophie Mutter, 1963-, Pierre Boulez, 1925-2016, John Eliot Gardiner and Oliver Berliner, in Caruso for All: The Story of the Gramophone (Bristol, England: Digital Classics Distribution, 1998), 57 mins
Several luminaries can claim to have invented the gramophone. Only one man made mass duplication of discs possible - Emil Berliner. As a result, a major new industry came into being. In this programme tracing the evolution of sound recording, his grandson, Oliver, tells the story of his life and his achievement. C...
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by Reiner Moritz Associates, London, England; performed by Anne-Sophie Mutter, 1963-, Pierre Boulez, 1925-2016, John Eliot Gardiner and Oliver Berliner, in Caruso for All: The Story of the Gramophone (Bristol, England: Digital Classics Distribution, 1998), 57 mins
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Daniel Barenboim: Crossing Borders, Part 2, Living with Music
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directed by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; produced by Maria Stodtmeier, fl. 2008, ARTE, ZDF Television and Accentus Music, in Daniel Barenboim: Crossing Borders, Part 2 (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2012), 27 mins
This three-part documentary accompanies outstanding artist Daniel Barenboim on his quest into the social meaning of music and the secrets of sound. In this second part f the documentary, he demonstrates his musical approaches towards the secrets of music and its sound, how he brings an orchestral score to life and...
directed by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; produced by Maria Stodtmeier, fl. 2008, ARTE, ZDF Television and Accentus Music, in Daniel Barenboim: Crossing Borders, Part 2 (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2012), 27 mins
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Eternal Source by Handel
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directed by Peter Gelb, 1953-; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759; conducted by John Nelson; produced by Peter Gelb, 1953-; performed by Wynton Marsalis, 1961- and Kathleen Battle, Orchestra Of St. Lukes (Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1992), 3 mins
In this concert, the two superstars, long time admirers of each other´s work, come together to perform in a dramatically lit setting where the music of Bach, Scarlatti and Handel seems to stand outside of time.
directed by Peter Gelb, 1953-; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759; conducted by John Nelson; produced by Peter Gelb, 1953-; performed by Wynton Marsalis, 1961- and Kathleen Battle, Orchestra Of St. Lukes (Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1992), 3 mins
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The Highest Level
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directed by Christian Berger, 1945-; conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, 1955-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971-, Berliner Philharmonie, Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, Deutsche Welle and Sony Music Entertainment; performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 1 mins
"The Highest Level" explores the Berlin recording session of Lang Lang and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. The documentary provides insight into processes that are usually veiled: the recording of an album in a league of its own: the preparation of the musicians, the recordin...
directed by Christian Berger, 1945-; conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, 1955-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971-, Berliner Philharmonie, Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, Deutsche Welle and Sony Music Entertainment; performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 1 mins
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Isang Yun inbetween North and South Korea
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directed by Maria Stodtmeier, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015, ZDF Television and Accentus Music, in Isang Yun inbetween North and South Korea (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour
This documentary, filmed in North and South Korea, explores whether music can overcome the boundaries of a divided country. There is one figure of the two Koreas, whose outstanding biography in itself forms a bridge between both worlds: The Korean composer Isang Yun, one of the very few people acknowledged on both...
directed by Maria Stodtmeier, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015, ZDF Television and Accentus Music, in Isang Yun inbetween North and South Korea (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour
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John Cage's Box of Preparations
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produced by Brian Brandt, fl. 2011; performed by Margaret Leng Tan, 1945-, in John Cage, Vol. 34: The Works for Piano 7 (New York, NY: Mode Records, 2006), 14 mins
produced by Brian Brandt, fl. 2011; performed by Margaret Leng Tan, 1945-, in John Cage, Vol. 34: The Works for Piano 7 (New York, NY: Mode Records, 2006), 14 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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Music - A Journey for Life: The Conductor Riccardo Chailly
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directed by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; produced by Winifred König, fl. 1999-2012, ARTE, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) and Accentus Music; performed by Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig), in Riccardo Chailly - A Portrait (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 54 mins
Riccardo Chailly is one of the most exciting musicians of our time. This very first portrait shows him working with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and other leading orchestras, accompanies him on tour and with his family in Italy. It delineates the artist, the conductor as well as the husband, (grand)father and p...
directed by Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; produced by Winifred König, fl. 1999-2012, ARTE, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) and Accentus Music; performed by Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig), in Riccardo Chailly - A Portrait (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 54 mins
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Paths Through The Labyrinth: The Composer Krzysztof Penderecki
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directed by Anna Schmidt, fl. 2013; produced by Holm Taddiken, 1973-, Bow & Axe Entertainment, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) and Eikon Mitte, in Paths Through The Labyrinth - The Composer Krzysztof Penderecki (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 28 mins
On the occasion of Penderecki's 80th birthday in 2013, this film portraits the artist with a comprehensive 'work in progress' documentary: despite his growing age, Penderecki is still an unflinching and active composer and conductor. For one year, the author Anna Schmidt has been studying this world-famous artist,...
directed by Anna Schmidt, fl. 2013; produced by Holm Taddiken, 1973-, Bow & Axe Entertainment, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) and Eikon Mitte, in Paths Through The Labyrinth - The Composer Krzysztof Penderecki (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 28 mins
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Richard Strauss: Skizze eines Lebens
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directed by Barbara Wunderlich, fl. 2009-2014 and Marieke Schroeder, 1970-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971-, ORF Fernsehprogramm-Service, Westdeutscher Rundfunk and Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, in Richard Strauss: Sketches of a Life (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2014), 51 mins
Commemorating Richard Strauss' 150th Birthday, the film focuses on the family of the composer. Especially for this documentary, the family archive of the Strauss-family is opened to the public by Richard Strauss' grand-son Christian and his sister in law (and today's archival director) Gabriele Strauss-Hotter. It...
directed by Barbara Wunderlich, fl. 2009-2014 and Marieke Schroeder, 1970-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971-, ORF Fernsehprogramm-Service, Westdeutscher Rundfunk and Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, in Richard Strauss: Sketches of a Life (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2014), 51 mins
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