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Nadia Boulanger: Mademoiselle

Overview

During her 92 years, professor, conductor and occasional composer Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) cultivated a reputation as one of the most highly esteemed of all music educators. With his documentary Mademoiselle, French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon visits Boulanger in 1977. Intuitively resisting questions of a biographical nature, he instead seeks to give viewers a heightened impression of the artist and her work by filming her conducting numerous classical pieces. The performing musicians include Emile Naoumoff, ...
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Overview

During her 92 years, professor, conductor and occasional composer Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) cultivated a reputation as one of the most highly esteemed of all music educators. With his documentary Mademoiselle, French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon visits Boulanger in 1977. Intuitively resisting questions of a biographical nature, he instead seeks to give viewers a heightened impression of the artist and her work by filming her conducting numerous classical pieces. The performing musicians include Emile Naoumoff, on Mozart's "Fantasie et un mineur"; Charles Fisk, on Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze op. 6"; The Boston Symphony Orchestra, on Stravinsky's "Symphony de Psaumes"; and many others.
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Special Features

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague" in D Major, K504, Igor Markevitch conducts the ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra, Paris, 1967; Contains a 16-page booklet
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/20/2007
  • UPC: 899132000411
  • Original Release: 1977
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  • Source: Juxtapositions
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled / B&W
  • Time: 54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 55,460

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nadia Boulanger
Bruno Monsaingeon
Technical Credits
Bruno Monsaingeon Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nadia Boulanger: Mademoiselle
1. Introduction de Mademoiselle [5:16]
2. L'Oreille de Mademoiselle [6:43]
3. Igor Stravinsky [5:38]
4. Le Chef d'Oeuvre [2:05]
5. Les Mercredis de Mademoiselle [3:42]
6. Une Leçon [10:24]
7. Un Nouvel Élève [4:42]
8. Le Choix de la Note [5:07]
9. L'Influence de Nadia Boulanger [6:26]
10. Les Goûts [2:04]
11. Générique de Fin [:53]
1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague," K504 - I. Adagio - Allegro [10:39]
2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague," K504 - II. Andante [8:51]
3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague," K504 - III. Presto [5:39]
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Disc #1 -- Nadia Boulanger: Mademoiselle
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