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MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - SWITZERLAND: A Musical Visit to the Abbey of Einsiedeln (NTSC)

    
 

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MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - SWITZERLAND: A Musical Visit to the Abbey of Einsiedeln (NTSC)


SWITZERLAND

 

The Places
The scenes shown are of the Benedictine Abbey and Church at Einsiedeln, in the Swiss canton of Schwyz. The monastery, in origin dating from the 10th century, was largely rebuilt in the 18th century to designs by Caspar Moosbrugger of Vorarlberg, a former lay brother in the community, and has long been an important center of pilgrimage to the shrine of the Black Madonna, now in a black marble chapel built in the early 19th century. The impressive interior of the church contains frescos by Cosmas Damian Asam and stucco work by his brother Egid Quirin Asam.

The Music
The tour is accompanied by the third and fourth of the four Orchestral Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach and a Concerto for oboe, violin and continuo by Antonio Vivaldi.

 

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 49 mins
No. of DVDs: 1







Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Vivaldi, Antonio

Label: Naxos

Series: A Musical Journey

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 2.110302

Barcode: 747313530250

Physical Release: 05/2012

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