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Bach Movies

F-0005

Title:

Great Composers: Bach

Category:

Documentary about J.S. Bach & his Works

Produced:

1997

Country:

England

Released:

Sep 2006 (DVD)

Director:

Writer:

Actors:

Biographical and critical commentary provided by leading Bach scholars, Christoph Wolff and Robert Marshall.
Charles Rosen and Jonathan Miller discuss Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244.

Description:

J.S. Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music. His compositions represent both the height of the Baroque and the beginning of the Modern Age of music. Filmed in Leipzig, London and America this documentary, both fascinating and authoritative, features specially-filmed extracts.

Language:

English

Bach's Music:

Extracts from:
Mass in B minor BWV 232: John Eliot Gardiner / Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: András Schiff (Piano)
Improvisation on Toccata and Fugue in D minor: Jacques Loussier (Piano)
Demonstrations by Ton Koopman (Harpsichord), Tini Mathot (Harpsichord), Joanna MacGregor (Piano) and the Thomanerchor Leipzig (Choir)

Film Company:

BBC

Format:

DVD

VHS/DVD Label:

Kultur Video / Brilliant Classics

TT:

59 min

Comments:

Watch selections:

Buy movie at:

Amazon.com [DVD]

Source: Documentary, Amazon.com
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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