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Famous Composers (12 Parts)

Synopsis
Lives and work of noted composers, set within the context of their respective ages, presented through the use of film, archive material, music and commentary. Music is performed by members of the Elysium Ensemble, and each progrmme contains a five-minute summary of the composer’s key works.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 12 x 35 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £19.95 (+VAT inc. p&p) each
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1635-1750); Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827); Brahms, Johannes (1835-1897); composers (music); Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809); Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1752-1791); Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924); Schubert, Franz (1797-1828); Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971); Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich (1840-1893); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901); Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)

Sections

Title
Franz Schubert 1797-1828

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Giacomo Puccini 1858-1924

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Guiseppe Verdi 1813-1901

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Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971

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Johann Sebastian Bach 1635-1750

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Johannes Brahms 1835-1897

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Joseph Haydn 1732-1809

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Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827

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Peter Tchaikovsky 1840-1893

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Richard Strauss 1864-1949

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Richard Wagner 1813-1883

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1752-1791

Production Company

Name

Skan Productions

Distributor

Name

AVP

Email
info@avp.co.uk
Web
http://avp.100megs28.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01291 625439
Fax
01291 629671
Address
School Hill Centre
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
NP16 5PH
Notes
Use for: Audio Visual Productions. Ceased trading.
 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Viewtech Educational Media

Notes
NB. Viewtech ceased trading in 2014 and the company’s products are no longer in distribution

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