Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Shostakovich

Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Shostakovich

Director:  Cast: André Previn

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Overview

Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Shostakovich

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 features a biography of Russian composer Shostakovich, along with a performance of his "Symphony Number 5."

Product Details

Release Date: 11/21/2000
UPC: 0014381582123
Original Release: 1984
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:28:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
André Previn Commentary/Conductor

Technical Credits

Scene Index

Chapter Listings
0. Chapter Listings
1. Introduction by André Previn [5:31]
2. The Slow Movement [14:04]
3. Preconceived Notions [9:29]
4. About Dmitri Shostakovich [7:59]
5. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5: I) Moderato [17:47]
6. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5: II) Allegretto [5:09]
7. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5: III) Largo [16:34]
8. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5: IV) Allegro non Troppo [10:11]
9. End Credits [:57]

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