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  1. Secrets of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, The (2016)

    Subject
    Music

    Ian Hislop and John Eliot Gardiner present a documentary about the circumstances behind the writing of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. [89 minutes]

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  2. Einstein on the Beach: An Opera in Four Acts (2016)

    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 264 minutes), £29.99

    Avant-garde opera from composer Philip Glass and director Robert Wilson. The plot revolves, loosely, around Einstein’s relationship to the creation of the atomic bomb. Originally premiered in 1976, this...

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  3. Swiss Yodelling - Thirty Years Later (2015)

    Producer
    Hugo Zemp
    Subject
    Anthropology; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 71 minutes + 21 minutes of extras), $340.00

    Thirty years after the first four documentaries, this film continues the research of the particular yodel style of the Muotatal, a Swiss alpine valley. In the 1980s, ethnomusicologist Hugo Zemp found the...

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  4. Concerto: A Beethoven Journey (2015)

    Director
    Phil Grabsky
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £29.98

    Documentary. Filmed over the course of four years director Phil Grabsky followed concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes’s attempt to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever...

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  5. In Search of Chopin (2015)

    Director
    Phil Grabsky
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 115 minutes), £15.99

    Chopin’s grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide, but who exactly was this composer? He was terrified of public performance; he fled his...

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  6. Invisible Britain (2015)

    aka: Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain

    Director
    Paul Sng
    Subject
    Music; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 86 minutes), £17.95

    Part band documentary, part look at the state of the nation, the film follows Sleaford Mods on a tour of the UK in the run up to the 2015 General Election. It features neglected, broken down and boarded up...

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  7. Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi (2014)

    Subject
    Development studies; Environmental science; Media studies; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 179 minutes), £29.99 (inclusive)

    Two of the three films from the Qatsi trilogy. They are cinematic essays on the impact of technological progress on the earth and its peoples, set to scores by Philip Glass. The photographic effects,...

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  8. Finding Fela (2014)

    Director
    Alex Gibney
    Subject
    Music; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 119 mins.), £9.99

    The story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, music, and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the...

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  9. Roméos et Juliettes : Hip Hop Version After William Shakespeare (2014 Video)

    Director
    Denis Caïozzi
    Subject
    Dance; Drama; Music

    A hip-hop dance version of the play. First performed in 2008 with seven hip-hop dancers, one circus performer and an actor choreographed by Sébastien Lefrançois with music by Laurent Couson. Jann Gallois...

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  10. Merchant of Venice: Opera in Three Acts with an Epilogue After William Shakespeare, The (2014 Video)

    Director
    Felix Breisach; Keith Warner
    Subject
    Drama; Music

    Opera directed for stage by Keith Warner and for video by Felix Breisach. Magdalena Anna Hofman sings the role of Portia and Adrian Eröd that of Shylock. The Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Prague...

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