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Classic Archive: Arthur Rubinstein Plays Chopin

Overview

The classical performance that is featured in this release originally took place on December 1, 1968, in London's Royal Festival Hall. It finds celebrated concert pianist Artur Rubinstein] performing two key works by Chopin - "Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21" and "Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroique'" - with symphonic accompaniment by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Zubin Mehta.
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Overview

The classical performance that is featured in this release originally took place on December 1, 1968, in London's Royal Festival Hall. It finds celebrated concert pianist Artur Rubinstein] performing two key works by Chopin - "Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21" and "Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroique'" - with symphonic accompaniment by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Zubin Mehta.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2011
  • UPC: 880242796387
  • Original Release: 1968
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Mono
  • Sound: monaural
  • Language: English, Deutsche, Français
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,073

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Arthur Rubinstein Piano
Zubin Mehta Conductor
Technical Credits
Pierre-Martin Juban Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Classic Archive: Arthur Rubinstein Plays Chopin
1. Opening - 'Now Here Is Rubinstein' [:48]
2. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2: I Maestoso [13:44]
3. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2: II Larghetto [8:24]
4. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2: III Allegro Vivace [9:31]
5. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2: 'The Audience Warmly Applauds' [1:31]
6. Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 'Héroïque' [8:22]
7. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: Soving a Mystery [8:35]
8. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'How Soon Did Success Come ?' [8:32]
9. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'How Much Do You Practice Regularly?' [5:06]
10. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'The Works Are Not Familiar With Me' [4:28]
11. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: Chopin [5:12]
12. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'Do You Ever Feel With Bach?' [6:33]
13. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'Never Play Anything Which Doesn't Talk to You' [4:36]
14. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: Music and Emotion [3:02]
15. Rubinstein in Conversation With Bernard Levin: 'I Teach With Passion' [4:19]
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