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Victor Borge's Funniest Moments
     

Victor Borge's Funniest Moments

Cast: Victor Borge

 
The comic concerts of the late Victor Borge, an accomplished classical pianist and droll comedian, were full of hilarity and brightness. The mischievous Dane cracked jokes, made faces, delivered parodies and spoofs, read sheet music upside-down, and fell off the piano bench -- maintaining a wacky dignity while meticulously performing works by eminent composers.

Overview

The comic concerts of the late Victor Borge, an accomplished classical pianist and droll comedian, were full of hilarity and brightness. The mischievous Dane cracked jokes, made faces, delivered parodies and spoofs, read sheet music upside-down, and fell off the piano bench -- maintaining a wacky dignity while meticulously performing works by eminent composers. Borge's lighthearted presentations made classical music accessible to a wide range of listeners, and his non-musical word-play sketches such as "Phonetic Punctuation" and "Inflationary Language" have made people laugh for decades. This video presents highlights from Borge's memorable performances.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/07/2002
UPC:
0744433500194
Original Release:
1996
Rating:
NR
Source:
Gmg Records
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:15:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. The Timid Page Turner [8:13]
3. The Muppets [1:54]
4. Borge's Great Composition [6:12]
5. Autumn Leaves [3:59]
6. Borge as Liszt [10:09]
7. Inflationary Language [6:01]
8. Sergio Franci [4:20]
9. Salieri Opera [8:04]
10. Lauritz Melchior [4:15]
11. Sahan Arzruni [5:22]
12. The Opera Singer [12:57]
13. Phonetic Punctuation [3:28]

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