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Title Between two worlds : Erich Wolfgang Korngold / a Barrie Gavin film ; directed by Barrie Gavin
Published Bristol, England : Digital Classics Distribution, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (59 min.)
Series Classical Music in Video
Summary A child prodigy in Habsburg Vienna, Korngold was a musical sensation in Europe during the 1920's. Later, stranded in America by the rise of fascism, he found new fame as the inventor of the lush Hollywood film score. Clips from films such as the Errol Flynn swashbucklers Robin Hood and The Sea Hawk are included. Includes a concert featuring a selection of Korngold's concertos and extracts from his early piano works
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Jul. 25, 2014)
Includes instrumental excerpts of Korngold's concertos for cello and violin and extracts from his early piano works
Performer Leonidas Kavakos, violin ; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano ; Quirine Viersen, cello ; Alexander Frey, piano ; additional soloists ; Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hugh Wolff ; Samuel West, narrator
Notes Spoken portions in English
In Between Two Worlds: Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Subject Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957.
Composers -- Austria -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Biographies.
Form Streaming video
Author Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957, composer
Kavakos, Leonidas, instrumentalist
Otter, Anne Sofie von, performer
Viersen, Quirine, instrumentalist
Frey, Alexander, 1961- instrumentalist
Wolff, Hugh, 1953- conductor
West, Samuel, 1966- narrator
Gavin, Barrie, director
Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt, performer
Digital Classics (Firm)
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Adventures of Wunderkind: A Portrait and Concert