Leaving Home

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Special Features

Biographies of the composers; Audio tracks; Picture galleries; A concert performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Gruppen"
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/2006
  • UPC: 807280207392
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 5:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 71,665

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. Richard Wagner - The Tristan Chord [4:49]
3. Vienna 1900 [1:50]
4. Arnold Schönberg - Leaving Tonality Behind [8:09]
5. Gustav Mahler - Precursor of Modernity [4:59]
6. Richard Strauss - Progressive or Reactionary? [5:32]
7. Schönberg Again: Developing the Twelve-Tone Technique [6:50]
8. Anton Webern - Master of the Small Form [5:32]
9. Alban Berg - Requiem for a Fallen Culture [12:42]
Disc #2 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. Rhythm [2:29]
3. Igor Stravinsky - The Vessel of an Exhausted Era Cracking Open [8:34]
4. Edgar Varèse - "Tunes Are Merely the Gossips in Music" [4:33]
5. Gustav mahler - High in the Stratosphere [6:29]
6. György Ligeti - "Music Should Not Be Well-Bred" [4:09]
7. Steve Reich - The Multi-Layered Face of Music [3:17]
8. Conlon Nancarrow - The Possibilities of Digitial Dexterity [4:17]
9. Pierre Boulez - Ceremony and Remembrance and Extinction [7:21]
10. Olivier Messiaen - A Celebration in Sound [8:15]
Disc #3 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. Claude Debussy - Light and Flexibility in Music [7:32]
3. Igor Stravinsky - Carnivorous Colours [5:00]
4. Maurice Ravel - The Power of Pure Imagination [4:54]
5. Debussy's Jeux - Music Without Feet [7:16]
6. Arnold Schoenberg - Searching for Mew Modes of Languages [4:38]
7. Pierre Boulez - "I Need All the Leaves" [5:58]
8. Olivier Messiaen - Music Is Coloured [6:50]
9. Toru Takemitsu - Walking Through a Beautiful Japanese Garden [7:33]
Disc #4 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. Music and Politics [1:10]
3. Béla Bartók - A Journey Into Exile [19:10]
4. Dmitri Shostakovich - A Joruney Towards Truth [14:52]
5. Witold Lutoslawski - A Journey Towards Freedom [14:21]
Disc #5 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
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 Notion [6:32]
Disc #6 -- Leaving Home Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. The "Other" Richard Strauss - Four Last Songs [8:57]
3. Arnold Schönberg - "The Forgotten Creed" [7:54]
4. After the Wake [2:33]
5. Messiaen's Composition Class [1:12]
6. Pierre Boulez - The Protons of Music [2:12]
7. Karlheinz Stockhausen - A Playtime for the Imagination [10:05]
8. Benjamin Britten - An Outsider in Many Different Ways [6:04]
9. Igor Stravinsky - A Pocked Sized History of Music [9:41]
Disc #7 -- Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:35]
2. The Rainbow After the Storm [1:14]
3. Luciani Berio - Where Intellect Crosses Fantasy [7:12]
4. Hans Werner Henze - Essentially a Storyteller [7:39]
5. Sofia Gubaidulina - "Don't Be Afraid of Being Yourself" [10:14]
6. György Kurtag - A Box Full of Secrets [7:01]
7. Harrison Birtwistle - From the Bowels of the Earth [5:59]
8. Mark-Anthony-Turnage - A Poet of the Urban Landscape [4:34]
9. Oliver Knussen - A Childhood of Brilliant Whirring Ideas [4:52]
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         Luciano Berio
         Oliver Knussen
         György Kurtág
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