Legato: The World of the Piano - Pierre-Laurent Aimard: Not Just One Truth

Overview

European avant garde concert pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard headlines this classical music set, with interpretations of pieces by Ludwig von Beethoven, Johannes Bach, George Benjamin and Elliott Carter. Selections include Beethoven's "Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110," Carter's "Matribute" and Benjamin's "Shadowlines."
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Overview

European avant garde concert pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard headlines this classical music set, with interpretations of pieces by Ludwig von Beethoven, Johannes Bach, George Benjamin and Elliott Carter. Selections include Beethoven's "Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110," Carter's "Matribute" and Benjamin's "Shadowlines."
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Special Features

Portrait: With special appearances by Bach scholar Christoph Wolff and composer Elliot Carter; Pierre-Laurent Aimard in conversation with Jan Schmidt-Garre
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/25/2009
  • UPC: 880242557988
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 91,264

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Legato: The World of the Piano: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
1. First Encounter with Elliot Carter [5:46]
2. The Programme [5:48]
3. First Reading [4:01]
4. The Interpretation [8:02]
5. The Instrument [5:09]
6. Credits [:41]
1. Opening [:32]
2. Johann Sebastian Bach - The Art of the Fugue - Contrapunctus 4 [3:26]
3. Contrapunctus 12, a 4 (Rectus) [3:44]
4. Canon Per Augmentationem in Contrario Motu [8:44]
5. Contrapunctus 12, a 4 (Inversus) [3:29]
6. Contrapunctus 10, a Alla Decima [3:55]
7. Elliot Carter - Matribute [2:15]
8. Diversion 1 [4:34]
9. Diversion 2 [3:31]
10. Caténaires [4:28]
11. George Benjamin - Shadowlines - Cantabile [1:08]
12. Wild [1:25]
13. Scherzando [3:44]
14. Tempestoso [6:27]
15. Very Freely, Solemn and Spacious [1:23]
16. Gently Flowing, Flexible [1:35]
17. Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.31 in A Flat Major - Moderato Cantabile Molto Espressivo [6:36]
18. Allegro Molto [6:00]
19. Adagio Ma Non Troppo - Fuga [7:21]
20. Credits [:42]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Legato: The World of the Piano: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
   Portrait
   Concert
   Bonus
      Pierre-Laurent Aimard in Conversation with Jan Schmidt-Garre
   Languages
      Deutsch
      English
      Français
      Español
      Subtitles Off
   Audio
      PCM Stereo
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      DTS 5.1
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