DISCOVERING MASTERPIECES - DVORAK, A.: Symphony No. 9, 'From the New World'


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Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World"
Dvorak, Antonin - Composer
Abbado, Claudio - Conductor
Sas, Christina - Television Producer
Moller, Tobias - Television Producer
Coles, Bob - Television Director

Catalogue Number: EuroArts5604
UPC: 880242560483

Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music is a series of audio-visual concert guides that allow the listener to experience and enjoy great music from the Baroque period up to the present day in an entirely new way, offering a combination of documentary material and a complete performance of the featured work. The Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras, the Gewandhaus Orchestra and other eminent musical bodies join forces with acclaimed experts, famous soloists and outstanding conductors to highlight the distinctive features of twenty famous masterpieces by the most important composers through first class concert recordings. Each introductory feature is clearly designed and provides abundant information. Examples from the musical score help the viewer to follow the themes and rhythms and to understand the structure of the work. New film material documenting the birthplaces of the composers and locations of composition is combined with historic film material, works of art and original manuscripts. It allows the viewer to embark on a journey back to the time and place of composition and informs him about the life of the composer while providing a complete introduction to the work.

Recorded live at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo in 2002, the Berlin Philharmonic under Claudio Abbado presents Antonin Dvorak's popular Symphony No. 9 which bears the title From the New World.

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