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Herbert Von Karajan - Maestro For The Screen [DVD]

Album Summary

>Various : Work(s)
Conductor Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

The film focuses on one specific facet of Herbert von Karajan’s artistic work: he was the first conductor who was obsessed with the filming of his musical performances in order to preserve a cultural heritage. Also as a film and TV director, he was an aesthete, a perfectionist, and a true pioneer. He once said: "Actually, I should have been born in a laterera." Television engineering was still in the fledgling stages when Karajan started. Still, his visual approach and rigid rules of how to film an orchestra and soloists - and of course how to present himself as a conductor - still today have an impact on everybody who produces recordings of concerts and opera for the screen.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 52 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, B&W
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian


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Works Details

>Various : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan