Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Berlioz

Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Berlioz

Director:  Cast: André Previn

DVD (Dolby 5.1 / Stereo)

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Overview

Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Berlioz

This program is part of the acclaimed Sounds Magnificent series, showcasing some of the great works in Western classical music. Andre Previn acts both as conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and host of the show, which explores the lives and times of the composers, as well as featuring selections from their works. This episode presents a performance of the "Symphony Fantastique," written by the colorful composer Berlioz.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/31/2000
UPC: 0014381581829
Original Release: 1984
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time: 1:26:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
André Previn Commentary/Conductor

Technical Credits

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapter Index
1. Introduction by André Previn [21:24]
2. "Dream of a Witches' Sabbath" Discussed [8:50]
0. Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 (Fantastic Symphony)
3. 1.) Reveries, Passions [16:04]
4. 2.) At the Ball [6:27]
5. 3.) Scenes in the Country [19:14]
6. 4.) March to the Scaffold [5:30]
7. 5.) Dream of a Witches' Sabbath [10:28]
8. End Credits [:56]

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