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Orchestra!
     

Orchestra!

Director: Dudley Moore, Georg Solti

Cast: Dudley Moore, Georg Solti

 

Product Details

Release Date:
11/13/2007
UPC:
0044007431986
Rating:
NR
Source:
Decca
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
4:10:00
Sales rank:
48,868

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Orchestra!: Strings/Woodwind/Brass/Percussion
1. Introduction to Orchestra! [3:39]
2. Richard Strauss: Don Juan on the Piano and in Sections of the Orchestra [8:01]
3. The Players [4:11]
4. A Brief History of the Orchestra: Strings/Barogue: 1600-1750/Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 [1:41]
5. A Brief History of the Orchestra: Woodwind/Classical: 1759-1825/Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro [2:14]
6. A Brief History of the Orchestra: Brass/Romantic: 1825-1900/Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [1:15]
7. A Brief History of the Orchestra: Percussion and Piano/Modern: From 1900/Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta [2:45]
8. Upper Strings [3:47]
9. Bach and His Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 [4:18]
10. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in Performance [2:43]
11. Mutes and Violas [3:51]
12. Handel, the Diffuclt Search for a Leader and the Importance of the Second Violins [3:23]
13. Bach and Handel [1:40]
14. Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 11 in Performance [5:49]
15. Woodwind [:51]
16. Haydn, the Symphony and Water in the Oboe [7:51]
17. Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in Performance [4:06]
18. Haydn and Mozart [1:20]
19. Mozart's Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and How You Come to Learn a Wind Instrument [4:13]
20. Early Mozart [1:42]
21. Overture to The Marriage of Figaro in Performance [4:04]
22. It Is Difficult to Play the Oboe [1:17]
23. Lower Strings: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 "One of the Most Famous Tunes Ever Written" [2:36]
24. Cellos, Double Basses and a Recitative [6:53]
25. Symphony No. 9 in Performance [5:59]
26. More on Cellos and Double Basses and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony [5:38]
27. The "Unfinished" Symphony in Performance [4:30]
28. Brass: Wagner's Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [2:10]
29. From Restrained Tones to the Wagner Brass [3:14]
30. More Meistersinger and More Brass [7:54]
31. "Do You Want to Play?" [2:22]
32. Berlioz's Symphonic Fantastique and How You Come to Learn a Brass Instrument [4:34]
33. The Symphonic Fantastique in Performance [5:19]
34. Percusstion: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring [3:34]
35. Gongs and Triangles [2:54]
36. Bartók's Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta and the Difficulties of Listening to Modern Music [4:31]
37. "What the Hell Is That?" [:46]
38. Lutoslawski's Symphony No. 3 "I Just Was Desperate" [4:50]
39. Symphony No. 3 in Performance [2:21]
40. Ravel's La Valse "Good Music Has to Be Sexy" [2:36]
41. La Valse in Performance [3:01]
Disc #2 -- Orchestra!: Piano/Conductor
1. Piano: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 [1:22]
2. "This Huge Piece of Machinery" [4:43]
3. Brahm's Haydn Variations [2:29]
4. Variation No. 5 in Performance [2:42]
5. Variation No. 7 in Performance and a Love Story [3:19]
6. Schumann's Piano Concerto [4:06]
7. Schumann's Piano Concerto in Performance [6:12]
8. The Conductor: "I Brought You a New Conductor" [7:40]
9. "This Will Be the Fun Part" - Conducting Richard Strauss's Don Juan [9:26]
10. "Sir Georg Is a Funny Man" - Solti's Learning Method and "Solti Language" [5:12]
11. "That Instrument Is One of My Closest Friends" [8:53]
12. The Day of a Concert - "I Want What I Want" [2:55]
13. Don Juan in Performance [16:17]

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