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This extensive DVD Box is dedicated to Maestro Kurt Masur, most famous not only as one of the greatest conductors but also for his significant role during the peaceful revolution in Germany and the fall of the wall in 1989.
Kurt Masur conducted the famous Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig for many years, later he became also Chief Conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
This DVD Box not only contains extraordinary concerts from The Gewandhaus and Verbier Festival, but also two documentaries about his role in the Peaceful Revolution, for the first time on DVDNotes & Reviews:
Run Time: 465 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
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Schubert: Symphony No. 8 'Unfinished'; Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 / Danish Nat'l So, Herbert Blomstedt (rec. live at the RoskildeCathedral, 2007) [DVD]
Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Rudolf Buchbinder, piano; Vienna PO, Zubin Mehta (live, Vienna Musikverein 2015) [DVD]
Tribute to Evgeny Svetlanov - Rachmaninov: The Bells; Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3; Prokofiev: Poems (2) for Female Chorus / Yefim Bronfman, piano; Tatiana Pavlovskaya; Sergei Leiferkus [DVD]
Europakonzert 2016 - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'; Grieg: Evening in the Mountains / Vilde Frang, violin; Berlin PO, Simon Rattle [DVD]
Exhibition On Screen: Renoir - Revered and Reviled, biography, location footage and behind the scenes at the gallery / From the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia [DVD]
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 3 / Bavarian Radio SO, Mariss Jansons (live, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, 2012) [DVD]
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6 / Bavarian Radio SO, Mariss Jansons (live, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, 2012) [DVD]
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 7, 8 & 9 / Bavarian Radio SO, Mariss Jansons (live, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, 2012) [DVD]
Menahem Pressler - The Pianist: Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Dvorak, Khatachaturian, Kodaly, Mozart, Schubert. Concert, interview & bonus footage (rec. live, 2011-2013) [4 DVD]