Leaving Home, Vol. 5: American Way

Overview

Leaving Home, Volume 5: American Way offers a series of insights on how American composers changed the course of classical and popular music. The documentary includes selections from such famous composers as George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein.
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Overview

Leaving Home, Volume 5: American Way offers a series of insights on how American composers changed the course of classical and popular music. The documentary includes selections from such famous composers as George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein.
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Special Features

Biographies of the composers; Bonus audio track "Appalachian Spring," picture gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • UPC: 807280204193
  • Rating:

  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: English, Deutsche
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 83,464

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Leaving Home, Vol. 5: The American Way
1. Introduction [:34]
2. George Gershwin - Music That Smells Like New York [7:39]
3. Charles Ives - The Insurance Broker and Devine Composer [5:48]
4. Elliott Carter - America Itself in Music [5:10]
5. Aaron Copland - Through a Particularly American Camera [4:18]
6. Kurt Weill - Melting Pot America [4:12]
7. Leonard Bernstein - The Vibrancy of American Life [4:23]
8. John Cage - An Inventor of Genius [5:25]
9. Morton Feldman - A Kind of Pulsating Stillness [3:34]
10. Terry Riley - A Type of Hypnotic State [3:00]
11. John Adams - An Exhilarating Sense of Flying Motion [6:32]
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Disc #1 -- Leaving Home, Vol. 5: The American Way
   Start Programme
   Select Title
   Languages
      Languages: English
      Languages: Deutsch
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Español
      Subtitles: Italiano
      Subtitles: Japanese
      Subtitles: Subtitles Off
   Special Features
      Biographies
         George Gershwin
         Charles Ives
         Elliott Carter
         Aaron Copland
         Kurt Weill
         Leonard Bernstein
         John Cage
         Morton Feldman
         Terry Riley
         John Adams
      Audio Track
         Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
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