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HANDEL, G.F.: Barockstar (Film, 2009) (NTSC)



HANDEL, G.F.: Barockstar (Film, 2009) (NTSC)

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BAROCKSTAR - George Friedrich Handel


A film by Ulrich Meyszies

Howard Arman
Alan Curtis
Christopher Hogwood
Andrea Marcon
Sandrine Piau
Trevor Pinnock
Christine Schäfer
Donald Burrows

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Händelfestspielorchester Halle
Il Complesso Barocco
The English Concert


“Barockstar” tells the story of Handel's life as he journeyed through baroque Europe, leaving Germany for Italy and experiencing Florence, Rome and Venice, before arriving in London to begin the career that would bring him a worldwide reputation. The film shows the original locations in Halle, Rome, Venice, Florence and London that Handel himself visited.

Bonus features:
- Notes and commentaries by Donald Burrows, Alan Curtis, Christopher Hogwood, Andrea Marcon, Martin Wild and others
- Excerpts from Handel House Museum London, Bartholomäuskirche Halle (Saale) and The Foundling Museum
- About “Handel and Ruspoli”, “The Handel organ in Vallerano” and “Handel and Hendrix”


Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Audio languages: German, English
Subtitles: French, Italian
Running time: 60 mins (documentary) + 18 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

Handel, George Frideric

Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik; English Concert; Handel Festival Orchestra

Complesso Barocco, Il

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Classical Documentary

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 101375

Barcode: 807280137590

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Physical Release: 11/2009

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