Leaving Home - Orchestral Music in the 20th Century (Box set, vol. 1-7)

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Leaving Home - Orchestral Music in the 20th Century (Box set, vol. 1-7)

Catalogue No:

102073
(102 073)

Discs:

7

Release date:

27th Feb 2006

Barcode:

0807280207392

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Leaving Home - Orchestral Music in the 20th Century (Box set, vol. 1-7)


Recording Date: 1996
Running Time: 350 + min
Picture Format: 4:3
Sound Format: PCM Stereo

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

DVD Video - 7 discs

$150.50

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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.

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