A Musical Journey: Venice, Italy - City of Water and Light

Overview

The Naxos Musical Journey series of programs pair onscreen tours of famous cities and landmarks with the music that emerged from those locales. This particular volume highlights Venice - that glorious Queen of the Adriatic, radiant with canals and gondolas. A city constructed entirely on an 117-islet archipelago, it remains one of the most historic cities in Europe, untainted by technology and contemporaneity, instead retaining much of its historic detail and charm. The Venetian sites featured here include ...
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Overview

The Naxos Musical Journey series of programs pair onscreen tours of famous cities and landmarks with the music that emerged from those locales. This particular volume highlights Venice - that glorious Queen of the Adriatic, radiant with canals and gondolas. A city constructed entirely on an 117-islet archipelago, it remains one of the most historic cities in Europe, untainted by technology and contemporaneity, instead retaining much of its historic detail and charm. The Venetian sites featured here include Campanile, the Piazzetta San Marco, The Doge's Palace, The Arsenal, and many more, while the music on the soundtrack is pulled entirely from Antonio Vivaldi's twelve-concerto cycle "Il Cimento dell'Armonia e dell'Inventione" (1725).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/23/2010
  • UPC: 747313523856
  • Original Release: 1991
  • Source: Naxos
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: DTS
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 56:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 50,615

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Musical Journey: Venice, Italy - City of Water and Light
1. Piazza San Marco/Campanile/Island of San Giorgio Maggiore/Grand Canal/Rialto Bridge/Riva Degli Schiavoni [3:08]
2. Grand Canal [2:27]
3. Waterview View of the Doge's Palace and Piazzetta San Marco/Boat Trip Along the Grand Canal [3:33]
4. Church of Santa Maria Della Salute [3:05]
5. Winter Scenes/Grand Canal/Bridge of Sighs [3:11]
6. Market Scene [2:47]
7. Piazzetta San Marco/Piazza San Marco/Campanile [2:48]
8. Piazza San Marco by Night [2:26]
9. The Doge's Palace [2:49]
10. The Lions of Venice [3:09]
11. Venice at Sunset [2:11]
12. Island of San Giorgio Maggiore [3:39]
13. Canal and Waterfront Scenes [3:41]
14. Painters [2:17]
15. The Arsenal [2:29]
16. Churches of San Zaccaria and Santa Maria Di Nazareth [4:52]
17. Venice at Night [2:48]
18. Venice From the Air [4:59]
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Disc #1 -- Musical Journey: Venice, Italy - City of Water and Light
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      Dolby Digital 5.1
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