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James MacMillan: recording the Stabat Mater

Source: The Sixteen


This short film explores James MacMillan's Stabat Mater recorded by The Sixteen and Britten Sinfonia conducted by Harry Christophers.


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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: 65538

Reich on Reich

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This 10-minute documentary exploring the music of Steve Reich, the minimalist pioneer who celebrates his 80th birthday this year, was filmed at his residence in upstate New York in 2011.

Views: 47285

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: 44770

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: 42619

Birtwistle on Birtwistle

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This interview with Sir Harrison Birtwistle, filmed at his home in Wiltshire, England, traces his creative path from student days in Manchester in the 1950s to his recent works.

Views: 34891

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: 34190

van der Aa on van der Aa

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A new 10-minute documentary on Michel van der Aa, filmed at his home in Amsterdam. The young Dutch composer discusses the development of his unique style, combining music and new media.

Views: 30547

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: 30194

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: 27869

Unsuk Chin on Unsuk Chin

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This interview with Unsuk Chin, filmed at her home in Berlin, explores her musical development from her early life in Seoul to her recent compositions.

Views: 23065

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Benedictus (The Armed Man)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 32204

Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)

Composer: Aaron Copland

Plays: 26884

Peter and the Wolf (1936)

Composer: Serge Prokofieff

Plays: 25835

Das Christ-Elflein: Overture (1906)

Composer: Hans Pfitzner

Plays: 25237

Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 (1901)

Composer: Edward Elgar

Plays: 21821

Lost Art of Letter Writing, The (2006)

Composer: Brett Dean

Plays: 21285

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969)

Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

Plays: 19871

Ave verum (Stabat Mater) (2006-07)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 17269

Dies natalis (1926-39)

Composer: Gerald Finzi

Plays: 16482

Das Herz: Liebesmelodie (1930-31)

Composer: Hans Pfitzner

Plays: 16379