Keeping Score: Piotr Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4

Overview

Michael Tilson Thomas, the celebrated conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, offers an in-depth look at one of his favorite compositions in this special two-part documentary. Keeping Score: MTT on Music features Thomas discussing background and the musical nuts and bolts of Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4," explaining why he regards it as one of the truly great works of the orchestral cannon. Later, Thomas allows viewers to put their new appreciation for the work to good use with a full performance of ...
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Overview

Michael Tilson Thomas, the celebrated conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, offers an in-depth look at one of his favorite compositions in this special two-part documentary. Keeping Score: MTT on Music features Thomas discussing background and the musical nuts and bolts of Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4," explaining why he regards it as one of the truly great works of the orchestral cannon. Later, Thomas allows viewers to put their new appreciation for the work to good use with a full performance of Tchaikovsky's "Fourth," with Thomas directing the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
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Special Features

Narrated graphic history of Tchaikovsky; Live performance of the complete Tchaikovsky 4th by the San Francisco Symphony and MTT recorded in 5.1 surround sound audio presented in widescreen format
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/8/2005
  • UPC: 821936000595
  • Original Release: 2004
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  • Source: Sfs Media
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 60,730

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Tilson Thomas Participant
Technical Credits
David Kennard Director, Producer
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Menu

Side #1 --
   The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony
   Live Performance of Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony
   Bonus Material Menu
      Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony: A Narrated Slideshow
      Biography of Michael Tilson Thomas
      About the San Francisco Symphony
   Setup Menu
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: Chinese
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: French
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: German
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: Italian
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: Spanish
      The Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Subtitles: Subtitles Off
      Live Performance of Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Audio Options: Stereo
      Live Performance of Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony Audio Options: 5.1 Surround
      Play the Making of a Performance: Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony
      Play Live Performance of Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony
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