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Music in the Air: A History of Classical Music on Television

Synopsis
Documentary covering the history of classical music on television which examines how the televisual medium has been instrumental in popularising music, preserving performances and making events accessible to millions of people. The film features footage, contributions and performances from many significant figures from the world of classical music including: Glenn Gould, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Anna Netrebko, Igor Stravinsky, Arturo Toscanini, Pierre Boulez, Sergiu Celibidache, Francis Poulenc, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Jonas Kaufmann and Franz Welser-Möst.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Year of release
2012
Subjects
Media studies; Music
Keywords
Bernstein, Leonard; music - classical; Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971); television broadcasting; music - performances; Gould, Glenn; Boulez, Pierre; von Karajan, Herbert

Credits

Director
Reiner E Moritz
Contributor
John Hurt
Cast
Arturo Toscanini 
Glenn Gould 
Herbert von Karajan 
Igor Stravinsky 
José Carreras 
Leonard Bernstein 
Pierre Boulez 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
£19.15
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
85 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Arthaus Musik

Web
http://www.arthaus-musik.com External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

Arthaus Musik

Web
http://www.arthaus-musik.com External site opens in new window
Phone
017 37 64 56 00
Fax
017 37 64 40 65
Address
c/o Select Music and Video Dist Ltd
3 Wells Place
Redhill
Surrey
RH1 3SL

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