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LEAVING HOME: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century (NTSC)



LEAVING HOME: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century (NTSC)

DVD Clip



A Conducted Tour by Sir Simon Rattle
and The City of Birmingham Orchestra

Sound Format: PCM Stereo
Picture Format:4:3
Languages: D, GB
Menu Languages: D, F, GB
Subtitle Languages:
Region Code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 350 mins + EXTRAS

Cat. No:102 073

  • The entire 7-CD Leaving Home series is released in a boxed set, available at a special price.
  • Written and presented by Sir Simon Rattle, the foremost British conductor of our day, this series forms a fascinating introduction to, and overview of, the music of the twentieth century.
  • Each programme is illustrated with evocative imagery, archive film and photographs and the featured music is set within the broader context of artistic and social change.
  • A remarkable diversity of expression developed – not all of the difficult or discordant variety commonly associated with modern music. The range is wide and this series samples the work of over thirty composers, discovering new and challenging sounds as well as some unexpectedly familiar music. It presents an extraordinary kaleidoscope of orchestral images, full of contrasts and surprises.

Adams, John; Bartok, Bela; Berg, Alban; Berio, Luciano; Bernstein, Leonard; Birtwistle, Harrison; Boulez, Pierre; Britten, Benjamin; Cage, John; Cartellieri, Antonio Casimir; Copland, Aaron; Debussy, Claude; Feldman, Morton; Gershwin, George; Gubaidulina, Sofia; Henze, Hans Werner; Ives, Charles; Knussen, Oliver; Kurtag, Gyorgy; Ligeti, Gyorgy; Lutoslawski, Witold; Mahler, Gustav; Messiaen, Olivier; Nancarrow, Conlon; Ravel, Maurice; Reich, Steve; Riley, Terry; Schoenberg, Arnold; Shostakovich, Dmitry; Stockhausen, Karlheinz; Strauss, Richard; Stravinsky, Igor; Takemitsu, Toru; Turnage, Mark Anthony; Varese, Edgard; Wagner, Richard; Webern, Anton; Weill, Kurt

Apollinaire, Guillaume; Balazs, Bela; Blake, William; Cotton, Charles; Dickinson, Emily; Eichendorff, Joseph von; Garcia Lorca, Federico; Hesse, Hermann; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von; Hughes, Langston; Jonson, Ben; Keats, John; Kuchelbecker, W.; Prividali, Luigi; Rilke, Rainer Maria; Sanguineti, Edoardo; Schoenberg, Arnold; Tennyson, Alfred

Carewe, John; Harding, Daniel; Rattle, Simon

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; London Sinfonietta Voices

Donohoe, Peter; Kremer, Gidon; Lawson, Rex; Loriod, Jeanne; Marshall, Wayne; Mazura, Franz; Otter, Anne Sofie von; Palmer, Felicity; Rolfe-Johnson, Anthony; Roocroft, Amanda; White, Willard

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Classical Documentary

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 102073

Barcode: 807280207392

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Physical Release: 11/2005

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