Furtwängler’s Love

Arthaus Musik: 101811

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Furtwängler’s Love

Catalogue No:

101811
(101 811)

Discs:

1

Release date:

3rd March 2008

Barcode:

0807280181197

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Furtwängler’s Love

A Film by Jan Schmidt-Garre


Includes historical footage and excerpts from:

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Berliner Philharmoniker, 1938)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Wiener Philharmoniker, 1950)

Weber: Der Freischütz: Overture (Berliner Philharmoniker, 1952)

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Berliner Philharmoniker, 1952)

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (Flagstad, Suthaus, Philharmonia Orchestra, 1953)

Mozart: Don Giovanni: Overture (Wiener Philharmoniker, 1954)

W. Furtwängler: Violin Sonata No. 2

W. Furtwängler: Piano Fantasia No. 1

W. Furtwängler: Möwenflug (Flight of the seagull)


Recording Date: 2004
Running Time: 70 min + MP3 Files with a running time of 318 min
Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Format: PCM Stereo

Language: D
Menu Languages NTSC: D, F, GB, SP
Subtitle Languages NTSC: F, GB, SP

DVD Video

$27.00

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Furtwängler’s Love is a film essay on Wilhelm Furtwängler, the great conductor; on Furtwängler, the dedicated composer and on Furtwängler, the loving partner. It is also a search for the aesthetic phenomenon and a perspective on the constant struggle of the conductor versus the composer. His widow, Elisabeth Furtwängler, tells in a private atmosphere a lot of intimate, entertaining but also thought-provoking details of their joint life: from their first date to their last kiss. Jan Schmidt-Garre portrays the love-story of two people, and by pure chance one of them belongs to the greatest conductors of our century.

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