Beethovenís Ninth: Symphony for the World (DVD) | C Major Entertainment 756408

Beethovenís Ninth: Symphony for the World (DVD)

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Label: C Major Entertainment

Cat No: 756408

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Audiobook: Documentary/Biography

Release Date: 19th June 2020

Contents

Artists

Teodor Currentzis
MusicAeterna
Tan Dun
Gabriel Prokofiev
Yutaka Sado
Armand Diangienda
Paul Whittaker
Isaac Karabtchevsky

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.9 in D minor, op.125 'Choral' (excerpts)

Artists

Teodor Currentzis
MusicAeterna
Tan Dun
Gabriel Prokofiev
Yutaka Sado
Armand Diangienda
Paul Whittaker
Isaac Karabtchevsky

About

To this day, Beethovenís Symphony no.9 is one of the most popular pieces of classical music in the world. But what is it about this global hit? The film charts the success of the symphony around the globe and encounters passionate amateur musicians and musical personalities. Watch as Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis works on Beethovenís Ninth with his ensemble, MusicAeterna. Follow Chinese composer and Oscar winner Tan Dun as he creates a new composition inspired by the great Beethoven symphony. Experience the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as they play the Ninth. Visit a favela in Brazil, where Beethovensís music helps people get off the streets. Be amazed as a choir of 10,000 in Japan sings the final chorus of Beethovenís Ninth Symphony, with great enthusiasm. Learn how Paul Whittaker helps make Beethoven accessible for deaf people. And find out how British DJ Gabriel Prokofiev performs a symphonic remix of Beethovenís Ninth.

A breathtaking documentary about the greatest symphony of all times.

Sound format: PCM Stereo
Picture: NTSC, 16:9
Subtitles: English, German
Booklet: English, German
Total running time: 92 mins

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