They Came to Play

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Overview

Every year, the Van Cliburn Association hosts an international piano contest specifically for amateurs. This documentary showcases some of the people who compete in the endeavor, many of whom face remarkable struggles in order to do so. There are AIDS patients, drug addicts, and political refugees who not only survive their circumstances, but use their experiences to breathe life into their music.
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Overview

Every year, the Van Cliburn Association hosts an international piano contest specifically for amateurs. This documentary showcases some of the people who compete in the endeavor, many of whom face remarkable struggles in order to do so. There are AIDS patients, drug addicts, and political refugees who not only survive their circumstances, but use their experiences to breathe life into their music.
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Special Features

Extended performances
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/2010
  • UPC: 767685233245
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Video Group
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 71,989

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Van Cliburn Participant
Esfir Ross Participant
Drew Mays Participant
Henri Delbeau Participant
Eberhard Zagrosek Participant
Mark Fuller Participant
Clark Griffith Participant
Greg Fisher Participant
Anne-Marie Rouchon Participant
Ken Iisaka Participant
Slava Levin Participant
Annette Dimedio Participant
James Raphael Participant
Technical Credits
Alex Rotaru Director
Matt Cooper Executive Producer
Harrison Engle Editor
Drew Kilcoin Editor
Lori Miller Producer
Brian O'Connell Cinematographer
Ronnie Planalp Executive Producer
Adrian Popescu Cinematographer
Troy Smith Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- They Came to Play
1. Opening Montage [3:38]
2. Drew Mays [3:11]
3. Annette Dimedio [2:41]
4. Eberhard Zagrosek [2:16]
5. Henri-Robert Delbeau [3:31]
6. Clark Griffith [2:11]
7. Anne-Marie Rouchon [3:07]
8. Kent Lietzau [3:45]
9. Esfir Ross [2:19]
10. Greg Fisher [2:57]
11. James Raphael [4:13]
12. Preliminary Round [14:36]
13. Semifinal Round [13:27]
14. Final Round [6:50]
15. Award Ceremony [16:45]
16. End Credits [3:13]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- They Came to Play
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Bonus Features
      Henri-Robert Delbeau Liszt - Venezia E Napoli Semifinal Round
      Mark Fuller Prokofiev - Sonata No. 4 In C Minor, Op 29 Semifinal Round
      Clark Griffith Bach - Griffith - Violin Sonata No 1 Final Round
      Ken Lisaka Alkan - √Čtude In G-Sharp Minor, Op 39, No 8 Final Round
      Slava Levin Schumann - Toccata, Op 7 Final Round
      Drew Mays Liszt - Mephisto Waltz No 1 Final Round
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