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Aram Khachaturian: an Introduction

Source: Boosey & Hawkes


In this new web documentary conductor Kirill Karabits and Russian music specialist Daniel Jaffé look beyond Khachaturian's Sabre Dance to discover his symphonies and concertos.


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Karl Jenkins on Karl Jenkins

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A 10-minute documentary of Karl Jenkins talking about his life and music, from his childhood in Wales, through his work in jazz, to his large-scale choral works including The Armed Man.

Views: 32922

Carter on Carter 1: Early Years

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This interview with Elliott Carter charts his early years in New York, at Harvard and studying with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Music featured with the film includes Holiday Overture, Symphony No.1 and String Quartet No.1.

Views: 24205

Reich on Reich

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This new 10-minute documentary exploring the music of Steve Reich, the minimalist pioneer who celebrates his 75th birthday this year, was filmed at his residence in upstate New York.

Views: 23666

Andriessen on Andriessen

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This 10-minute documentary exploring the music of Louis Andriessen, winner of the 2011 Grawemeyer Award, was filmed at his apartment in Amsterdam. The composer discusses the early influence of jazz and the development of his distinctive compositional style.

Views: 21033

Benjamin Britten: War Requiem Documentary

Source: Britten-Pears Foundation

A documentary video feature produced by the Britten-Pears Foundation, featuring archive photos and footage from the time of the work's premiere and exploring the composer's pacifism.

Views: 17706

Carter Centenary: Video Interview Podcast

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A special podcast interview with Elliott Carter in his 100th birthday year, describing his life and work as a composer.

Views: 17528

Karl Jenkins: Choral Composer

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A 10-minute documentary with Karl Jenkins talking about his choral works which are among the most popular of our time, sung around the world. The interview features Adiemus, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Requiem and Stabat Mater, including recordings and performance footage.

Views: 16397

Harrison Birtwistle: The Minotaur DVD

Source: Opus Arte

Harrison Birtwistle's opera, The Minotaur, is now on sale as a DVD from Opus Arte, filmed at its world premiere at The Royal Opera in London with John Tomlinson in the title role.

Views: 15102

The Rake's Progress: DVD Trailer

Source: Opus Arte

The Opus Arte DVD of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress is a visual treat in Robert Lepage's production, updating the opera from Hogarth's London to 1950s Las Vegas.

Views: 15072

Steve Reich: 2x5 Rehearsal with Bang on a Can

Source: flypmedia.com

A pioneer of minimalism and recent winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Steve Reich can rightly claim to have changed the course of modern music. This video features Reich directing Bang on a Can's rehearsal of his newest piece, 2x5.

Views: 14372

Top 10 Audio Clips Featured New All

Peter and the Wolf (1936)

Composer: Serge Prokofieff

Plays: 19534

Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)

Composer: Aaron Copland

Plays: 18063

Benedictus (The Armed Man)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 16550

Lost Art of Letter Writing, The (2006)

Composer: Brett Dean

Plays: 16049

Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 (1901)

Composer: Edward Elgar

Plays: 15668

Ave verum (Stabat Mater) (2006-07)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 11506

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969)

Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

Plays: 11322

Dies natalis (1926-39)

Composer: Gerald Finzi

Plays: 11088

Farewell to Stromness (1980)

Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

Plays: 10454

Different Trains (1988)

Composer: Steve Reich

Plays: 10027


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