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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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The Living Art Form
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directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Joseph Schwantner, 1943-, Samuel Jones, 1924-1981 and Richard Danielpour, 1956-; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Wang Xiayin, fl. 2011-2015, Yevgeny Kutik, fl. 2013 and Julian Schwarz, 1991-, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
This program will focus on the soloist's role, the instruments, and the composer's juxtaposition of soloist with orchestra. Outstanding young soloists and leading American composers will be featured in performance and in interviews.
directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Joseph Schwantner, 1943-, Samuel Jones, 1924-1981 and Richard Danielpour, 1956-; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Wang Xiayin, fl. 2011-2015, Yevgeny Kutik, fl. 2013 and Julian Schwarz, 1991-, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
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Mahler: Love, Sorrow and Transcendence
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directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Augusta Read Thomas, 1964- and Friedrich Rückert, 1788-1866; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Nancy Maultsby, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
Gustav Mahler's turbulent loves are expressed through his music. His settings of poems by Friedrich Rückert explore themes of love, nature, and otherworldliness. Mahler was haunted throughout his life by the premonition of his own death. The first movement of his 2nd Symphony draws stark contrasts between the com...
directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Augusta Read Thomas, 1964- and Friedrich Rückert, 1788-1866; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Nancy Maultsby, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
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A Sound Education: The Young Violinists of South Central
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directed by Howard Leder; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 27 mins
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star may not be the most sophisticated piece of music ever written. But hearing it played in concert by seventy very young, very dedicated violin students is wonderful indeed. In this touching and inspiring documentary, we meet the gifted violinist and teacher, Dr. Chen Ho Yun. He works w...
directed by Howard Leder; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 27 mins
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Music for the Theatre
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directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Maurice Ravel, 1875-1937, Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
The legendary impresario Serge Diaghilev of Les Ballets Russes commissioned from Stravinsky and Ravel some of the greatest music for the ballet. His influence stretched from St. Petersburg to Paris to the New York City Ballet founded by Diaghilev's collaborator George Balanchine. Former NYCB Composer in Residence...
directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Maurice Ravel, 1875-1937, Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
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Music in the Air
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; composed by Johann Strauss, I, 1804-1849 and Charles Gounod, 1818-1893; conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989, Arturo Toscanini, 1867-1957 and Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990; produced by IMZ - International Music + Media Centre, Sodaperaga and RM Creative; performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Vienna, Vienna State: IMZ - International Music + Media Centre, 2015), 59 mins
Music on television has come in various guises over the last 50 years. It was already part of the programme mix at the very beginning and is still around, more sophisticated than ever, live and event driven and at its best reaching millions - at any rate more people than those experiencing music in opera houses, c...
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; composed by Johann Strauss, I, 1804-1849 and Charles Gounod, 1818-1893; conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1908-1989, Arturo Toscanini, 1867-1957 and Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990; produced by IMZ - International Music + Media Centre, Sodaperaga and RM Creative; performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Vienna, Vienna State: IMZ - International Music + Media Centre, 2015), 59 mins
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The Stations Of Bach
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produced by Timely Productions and Mordecai Bauman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 30 mins
This fascinating documentary on the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach also explores the social, political and aesthetic forces in Germany during his time (1685-1750). Performances by soloists and ensembles, as well as commentary by distinguished Bach scholars, enliven the film. Violinist James Buswell, long...
produced by Timely Productions and Mordecai Bauman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 30 mins
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Virtuoso: The Olga Samaroff Story
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directed by Wendy Slick and Donna Kline; produced by Sylvan Kline and Donna Kline (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 2 hours 40 mins
A century ago, any American musician who aspired to an international concert career had to first acquire a European education and reputation. So it was with talented Texas-born pianist, Olga Samaroff (1880-1948) who was born in San Antonio and named Lucy Hickenlooper. Stifled by anti-American sentiments against Am...
directed by Wendy Slick and Donna Kline; produced by Sylvan Kline and Donna Kline (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 2 hours 40 mins
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What Makes a Masterpiece?
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directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827 and Philip Glass, 1937- (1804); conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
This program will be an exploration of the creative process, tracing the genesis of Beethoven's iconic symphony and the development of a new work by a modern master. Interactive features will show how short rhythmic and melodic motives evolve into vast symphonic organisms. Interviews will include leading Beethoven...
directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827 and Philip Glass, 1937- (1804); conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
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Argippo Resurrected
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directed by Dan Krames, fl. 1988; produced by Dan Krames, fl. 1988 and Nat Schemark, fl. 2009, Alpha Plus Pro; performed by Baroque Music Ensemble Hofmusici (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 6 mins
A lost Vivaldi opera is gloriously brought to life. Composed in 1730, Vivaldi's lost opera 'Argippo' was recently rediscovered by a young Czech conductor. This HD CAM film captures the dramatic run-up to its long-awaited première. "If I had found an old chest full of scores in the loft, that would've been a disco...
directed by Dan Krames, fl. 1988; produced by Dan Krames, fl. 1988 and Nat Schemark, fl. 2009, Alpha Plus Pro; performed by Baroque Music Ensemble Hofmusici (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 6 mins
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