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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Beethoven's Ninth - Symphony for the World (Documentary, 2020) (NTSC)



BEETHOVEN, L. van: Beethoven's Ninth - Symphony for the World (Documentary, 2020) (NTSC)

BEETHOVEN’S NINTH – Symphony for the World


A film by Christian Berger

To this day, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is one of the most popular pieces of classical music in the world. But what is it about this global hit? The film charts the success of the symphony around the globe and encounters passionate amateur musicians and musical personalities. Watch as Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis works on Beethoven’s Ninth with his ensemble, MusicAeterna. Follow Chinese composer and Oscar winner Tan Dun as he creates a new composition inspired by the great Beethoven symphony. Experience the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as they play the Ninth. Visit a favela in Brazil, where Beethoven’s music helps people get off the streets. Be amazed as a choir of 10,000 in Japan sings the final chorus of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with great enthusiasm. Learn how Paul Whittaker helps make Beethoven accessible for deaf people. And find out how British DJ Gabriel Prokofiev performs a symphonic remix of Beethoven’s Ninth.

Teodor Currentzis
Tan Dun
Gabriel Prokofiev
Yutaka Sado
Armand Diangienda
Paul Whittaker
Isaac Karabtchevsky

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Languages: English, German
Booklet notes: English, German
Running time: 92 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Currentzis, Teodor; Diangienda, Armand; Karabtchevsky, Isaac; Sado, Yutaka

Prokofiev, Gabriel; Tan, Dun; Whittaker, Paul

Label: C Major

Genre: Classical Documentary

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 756408

Barcode: 814337015640

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide

Release Date: 06/2020

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