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In Search of The Great Composers - Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Chopin: Four award-winning films by Phil Grabsky intertwine performances by the world's most eminent artsts with the composer's life and letters [5 DVDs]

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These globally celebrated films each explore a great composer's life through his work. The music, performed by prominent artists, is intertwined with the composer's life and letters. Internationally celebrated documentary filmmaker Phil Grabsky travelled the world over several years to film first class performances, and interview musicians and historians of the highest regard. In Search of Mozart charts the composer's life through his music with over 80 works featured. His letters reveal an extraordinary person, full of joy, passion, and sensitivity. Delving beneath the mythological image, In Search of Beethoven reveals new and endearing insights into this legendary composer. Fifty-five extraordinary performances capture the excellence of an array of world-class artists. In Search of Haydn is a visual and aural extravaganza offering a fresh interpretation of the pioneering music and the man. In Search of Chopin is the result of a four-year quest to make new discoveries about this musical genius. The film brings us the music and life of one of the greatest composers. This set of films has been heralded as "Superlative" (The Observer) "High-Class" (New York Times) "Enchanting" (The Australian) and "A Materpiece" (Sydney Morning Herald).



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